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Palin Keeps Tight Rein On Staff, Not Daughters

While elsewhere a prince and a well-educated commoner have captured the world’s attention, the Sarah Palin clan will not let the posh have their moment. In a rare interview with…

Raising retirement age hurts the poor

Raising retirement age hurts the poor

Raising the retirement age for Social Security would disproportionately hurt low-income workers and minorities, and increase disability claims by older people unable to work, government auditors told Congress. The projected…

House Dems Borrowed Millions To Avoid Worse Losses

WASHINGTON — Routed at the polls, House Democrats said Thursday they borrowed millions of dollars late in the campaign in a successful attempt to prevail in 15 or more competitive…

WATCH: George W. Bush Jokes With Leno About Exit Strategy, Drinking

George W. Bush continued his book tour for “Decision Points” on Thursday night with an appearance on NBC’s “Tonight Show.” Jay Leno thanked him for a decade worth of monologue…

Geoffrey Dunn: Sarah Palin Slams Michelle Obama in Racially Charged Passage From New Book

In passages leaked from her forthcoming book America by Heart, Sarah Palin — the erstwhile quitter governor of Alaska, who now, by all indications, fancies herself as President of the…

HuffPost TV: Howard Fineman On Millionaires’ Congress Voting Down Unemployment Extension

HuffPost’s Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC’s “Countdown” Thursday night to discuss the decisive defeat of extended jobless benefits in the U.S. House of Representatives, the day after a new report…

Fellow Cop: New Orleans Police Laughed After Burning Man’s Body

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans police officer was laughing after he burned the body of a man who had been gunned down by police in Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath, a…

Tax Write-Offs For Charity Donations To Be Axed?

As the federal government looks to address the country’s looming $1.3 trillion budget deficit, lawmakers are looking at drastic budget cuts and other creative ways to reduce America’s debt. A…

Senior Federal Judge Expected To Plead Guilty To Some Stunning Charges

ATLANTA — A veteran federal judge who was arrested after authorities said he tried to buy cocaine and other drugs to use with a stripper is expected to plead guilty…

Alvin McEwen: Arguments against repealing DADT rooted in fear and homophobia

In the fight to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the argument of the lgbt community has been consistent. Sexual orientation should not be used a criteria to keep people from…