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Military not exempt from spending cuts: Republicans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. military programs will not necessarily be exempt from sharp spending cuts Republicans in the House of Representatives plan to put forward in coming months, incoming House…

New Florida governor promises to add jobs and cut tax

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) – Former hospital executive and political novice Rick Scott was sworn in as Florida governor on Tuesday and he promised to create jobs, reduce government regulation and…

Republicans seek to bleed Obama’s health reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans armed with new power will pounce on one of their top targets, President Barack Obama’s hard-fought healthcare reforms, when the House of Representatives reopens for business…

Is Obama ready for an emboldened GOP?

Is Obama ready for an emboldened GOP?

After two weeks out of the spotlight, President Barack Obama is returning to Washington to face an emboldened Republican Party and the first major shake-up of his senior staff. The…

Boehner to Obama: We’re in charge now

Boehner to Obama: We’re in charge now

Eager to show who’s now in charge, the House’s new Republican majority plans to vote to repeal President Barack Obama‘s landmark health care overhaul before he even shows up in…

Vietnam Vets Memorial creator found dead

Vietnam Vets Memorial creator found dead

A military expert who served three Republican presidents and helped get the Vietnam Veterans Memorial built as part of his dedication to those who fought in that war was found…

Republicans plan to move quickly on healh care repeal

Republicans plan to move quickly on healh care repeal

Republicans in the House of Representatives plan to hold a vote in January to repeal President Barack Obama‘s healthcare overhaul and say they have nearly enough support to override a…

Quesion of the day: What killed all the birds?

Quesion of the day: What killed all the birds?

At some point, someone in Beebe, Arkansas, had to look around at all the carcases laying on the ground and ask: “Where he hell did all these dead birds come…

Boehner plans takeover amid phony austerity

Boehner plans takeover amid phony austerity

Here in the days of high unemployment and a lagging economy, Republicans promise a low-key kickoff to the their takeover of control of the House of Representatives this week —…

Screwing the boss apparently wasn’t all that great

Screwing the boss apparently wasn’t all that great

Former Playboy playmate and Hugh Hefner plaything Izabella St. James isn’t too kind when it comes to talking about belly bumping with the legendary founder of Playboy Magazine. Besides saying…