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GQ Names Mayor Bloomberg Its ‘Leader Of The Year’ (PHOTO)

GQ named NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg its “Leader Of the Year” in its upcoming “Men of the Year” issue. Scorned by right-wingers for his social liberalism, reviled by some liberals for his avid support of developers, he is a one-man party of the “sensible middle” that so many voters and commentators claim to want. In […]

Sandip Roy: Harry Potter is a DREAM Act Kid

I do not know whether, like countless American teenagers, Yves Gomes will be watching Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I this weekend. If he does, he will probably not recognize himself in the film. Gomes has no lightning-shaped scar on his forehead. But like Harry, 17-year-old Gomes is bespectacled, owlishly serious, an unlikely […]

Former Clinton Aide: Sarah Palin An ‘Extraordinary Ass’

Sarah Palin was at the butt end of an insult from former Clinton aide Jami Floyd on Friday, when Floyd called the former Alaska Governor and potential presidential fascination an “extraordinary ass.” “Never underestimate your opponent and the governor says she’s an extraordinary asset to her party,” Floyd said on MSNBC. “I say she’s an […]

Obama’s Democrats in disarray over expiring tax cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s fellow Democrats in the U.S. Congress, many upset with him for election losses, are in disarray over what to do about tax cuts for millions of Americans that are set to expire on December 31. Read the full story

White House warns Republicans on canceling stimulus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House has warned Republicans that high-speed rail projects and a gigantic solar power complex would be imperiled if they cancel unspent federal stimulus money to try to trim the government’s budget. Read the full story