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The Caucus: 10 Questions for Austan Goolsbee

Austan D. Goolsbee, chairman of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, talked about the state of the economy in a recent interview. Read more……

Clinton: Iran faces choices in nuclear talks

MANAMA (Reuters) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday urged Iran to enter into next week’s nuclear talks in good faith and warned of more pressure and isolation if…

Many blame Coburn for Saturday vote

The Oklahoma senator appears to be the sole Republican who objected to the Friday vote proposal. Read more……

BP says spill flow lower than government estimate: panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – BP Plc believes the actual flow rate of its massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may have been significantly less than the government’s final estimate,…

Menendez compares GOP, terrorists

It’s one of several sharp Dem remarks on tax talks. Read more……

O’Donnell had nearly $1 million left

The former candidate was still sitting on a mountain of cash after her election bid was over. Read more……

U.S.-South Korea trade pact nears with tariff deal: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South Korea has agreed to give the United States five years to phase out a 2.5 percent tariff on Korean-built cars rather than cut the tariff immediately,…

Recount Finds 195,000 Votes Were Missed on Election Night

A cumbersome, manual process left 17 percent of the votes cast uncounted in the initial tally. Read more……

Obama in Afghanistan, says troops making progress

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (Reuters) – President Barack Obama praised American troops for “important progress” against militants in Afghanistan, during an unannounced visit to a U.S. airbase outside the capital…

Cables Depict Afghan Graft, Starting at Top

American officials trying to build support for the Afghan government are dispirited by its corruption. Read more……