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A pardon for Jim Morrison: Just a few years late

A pardon for Jim Morrison: Just a few years late

A hot, frenzied night in Miami changed life for Jim Morrison and The Doors. That’s something the late singer’s pardon on indecent exposure and profanity charges can’t correct. “It made…

Poll: Slim majority supports DREAM

Majority of those surveyed would vote for the law. Read more……

Obama weighs effort to overhaul tax code

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats and Republicans should begin a conversation next year about a broad overhaul of the U.S. tax code that would involve lowering rates while eliminating tax breaks…

Defense secretary sees support for Iran sanctions

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) – Iran’s neighbors are clearly concerned about Tehran’s “aggressive behavior” and support international sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear ambitions, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert…

Obama says regrets Liu can’t attend Nobel ceremony

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Friday he regretted that neither Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo nor his wife would be allowed to attend the ceremony in Oslo awarding…

The Caucus: The Early Word: More Tax Talk

A tax cut package emerges in the Senate, while chances of “don’t ask, don’t tell” being repealed take a hit. Read more……

Obama’s loss weakens U.S. abroad

Opinion: Since the midterms, nations are raising the price for cooperating with the president. Read more……

The dirtiest word in politics

Has the president been caught triangulating? Read more……

U.S. climate cash pledge in doubt

Clinton’s offer to help poor countries deal with global warming is meeting with resistance back home. Read more……

Schumer vs. Obama

Both sides are now working to patch things up for fear differences could hinder Democrats. Read more……