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Wisonsin court challenger declares victory, recount certain

Wisonsin court challenger declares victory, recount certain

The union-backed challenger in the race for a seat on Wisconsin’s state Supreme Court declared victory on Wednesday in a contest that became a referendum on a new restrictions on…

Bohner to GOP: Get ready for government shutdown

Bohner to GOP: Get ready for government shutdown

House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Monday told fellow Republicans to prepare for a government shutdown, undercutting optimism that progress is being made on a deal that would keep…

Obama makes it official: He’s running for second term

Obama makes it official: He’s running for second term

President Barack Obama formally launched his re-election campaign Monday, urging grass-roots supporters central to his first campaign to mobilize again to protect the change he’s brought in his first term.…

Obama no longer agent of change

Obama no longer agent of change

President Barack Obama, once a fresh faced prophet of hope, now a graying incumbent and the face of America’s painful status quo, is expected to launch his bid for a…

Labor, tea party spending big bucks in Wisconsin court election

Labor, tea party spending big bucks in Wisconsin court election

Pro-labor organizations and one of the country’s largest tea party groups are pouring money into Tuesday’s Wisconsin Supreme Court election in an effort to turn the normally sleepy race into…

Hackers strike more retail chains

Hackers strike more retail chains

Best Buy Co., TiVo Inc., and Walgreen Co. are the latest in a seemingly endless string of companies to warn over the weekend that hackers gained access to customers’ files,…

Katic Couric ending CBS News anchor gig

Katic Couric ending CBS News anchor gig

Katie Couric is leaving her anchor post at “CBS Evening News” less than five years after becoming the first woman to solely helm a network TV evening newscast. A network…

Obama wants another four years. God help us

Obama wants another four years. God help us

Barack Obama wants another four years as President. Oh boy. Be still my heart. I haven’t been this excited about something since I jumped stark naked into a vat of…

Saggy pants? Not in Arkansas

Saggy pants? Not in Arkansas

Arkansas students who love their sagging pants should soon leave them at home. Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe signed a bill on Wednesday that bans students from wearing clothing that exposes…

CEOS of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac paid fat salaries

CEOS of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac paid fat salaries

The heads of bailed-out mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) and Freddie Mac (FMCC.OB) were paid fat salaries without proper written procedures or analysis, according to a report published by…