Obama: eager to extend middle-class tax cuts

KOKOMO, Indiana (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States must extend tax cuts for the middle class but could not afford to do so for the wealthy, laying out his position before next week’s meeting on the issue with Republicans. Read the full story

Palin book sets out her "commonsense" platform

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If seeing Sarah Palin as a cable television pundit and a reality show star has Americans wondering who she is, her new book makes her case that she is not just a celebrity but a politician — one with what clearly sounds like plans for a White House run. Read the […]