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Another government shutdown threat looms large

Another government shutdown threat looms large

The debt deal back in August was supposed to end the threat of government shutdowns for the near future. But a new budget impasse created by sharp partisan disputes has…

Voters to Obama: Stop blaming Bush for your economic mess

Voters to Obama: Stop blaming Bush for your economic mess

After three years of having the luxury of previous President George W. Bush to blame for the nation’s economic ills, President Barack Obama is finding that passing the buck to…

GOP debate: The decline of Rick Perry continues

GOP debate: The decline of Rick Perry continues

GOP presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rick Perry may be seeking a chance to oppose President Barack Obama in the 2012 election but first they must find a way to…

Even blacks are fed up with Barack Obama

Even blacks are fed up with Barack Obama

Support for fading President Barack Obama among African Americans has dropped considerable, plummeting 25 percentage points in a new Washington Post-ABC news poll. The numbers echo Obama’s falling fortunes among…

Should Barack Obama pull a Lyndon Johnson?

Should Barack Obama pull a Lyndon Johnson?

On March 31, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson went before the nation in what was expected to be another policy speech attempting to justify his escalation of the war in…

Is Sarah Palin close to a decision on running for President?

Is Sarah Palin close to a decision on running for President?

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is close to making an announcement on her Presidential ambitions and her political action committee is hyping the pending decision in its latest fundraising letter.…

House Republicans embarrass their leaders with funding rejection

House Republicans embarrass their leaders with funding rejection

Rebellious Republicans thumbed their noses at their leaders in the House of Representative Wednesday and defeated a GOP-sponsored bill that would have funded the federal government beyond Sept. 30. The…

Ron Paul: The GOP’s real hope for 2012?

Ron Paul: The GOP’s real hope for 2012?

Whispers inside the fractured Republican Party suggest that when the smoke clears from a brutal primary campaign war for the party’s Presidential nomination, the most desirable candidate might just be…

Obama’s sharp return to the liberal left

Obama’s sharp return to the liberal left

President Barack Obama tried being a moderate. That angered his liberal base. So now he’s trying to become a born-again liberal. That’s angering moderates. They say moving sharply to the…

Obama’s tax claim: The numbers don’t add up

Obama’s tax claim: The numbers don’t add up

President Barack Obama is lying when he claims millionaires — on the whole — pay taxes at lower rates than those with less income. It makes for nice political rhetoric…