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Republicans tap two tea party winners for transition help

Republicans tap two tea party winners for transition help

To help lead the GOP‘s transition to power in the House, Republicans on Monday tapped two newly elected congressmen who drew tea party backing in their campaigns. Adam Kinzinger of…

Too much money in elections? Just wait

Too much money in elections? Just wait

All those campaign ads and cash? Just wait until 2012. The next election will bring an explosion of political money — perhaps hundreds of millions more than ever before —…

Hyper-texting teens more likely to screw, get high

Hyper-texting teens more likely to screw, get high

Teens who text 120 times a day or more — and there seems to be a lot of them — are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol…

Palin to Bernanke: ‘Cease and desist’

Palin to Bernanke: ‘Cease and desist’

Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin on Monday weighed in on the global debate over the Federal Reserve’s $600 billion plan to buy up government debt, suggesting Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke…

Craig Crawford: NBC ‘News’ Is What Fox Says It Is

Cool, NBC’s mere slap on the wrist for an anchor who gave thousands to Democratic candidates simply confirms that one of our major news organizations has made a partisan choice.…

1.2 Million Unemployed Want A Job But Have Given Up Looking

A heartening jobs report last week masked an ominous statistic: Discouraged workers hit a record 1.2 million. Discouraged workers are those who want a job but aren’t counted in the…

Schwarzenegger Talks Pot With Leno: ‘No One Cares If You Smoke A Joint Or Not’ (VIDEO)

Arnold Schwarzenegger has an answer for an age old question: What are you smoking? His response: Who cares? At least if it’s pot. The outgoing California Governor appeared on NBC’s…

Labor Board: Facebook Statements By Employees Are Protected Speech

In what labor officials and lawyers view as a ground-breaking case involving workers and social media, the National Labor Relations Board has accused a company of illegally firing an employee…

What Is Waterboarding? A Controversial Interrogation Tactic Bush Defends Authorizing

In an interview that aired on Monday night with NBC News host Matt Lauer, former President George W. Bush spoke out on the controversial interrogation technique of waterboarding, which put…

‘Decision Points': George W. Bush Book Brings Former President Back In Spotlight (PHOTOS)

Former President George W. Bush is back in the spotlight as he hits the media circuit to promote his new memoir Decision Points in conjunction with its release this week.…