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Sen. Harry Reid says willing to tweak healthcare law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday said he was willing to make tweaks to the landmark healthcare reform law enacted earlier this year over united Republican…

Oklahoma bans Sharia law

Nearly 70 percent of voters in the state cast ballots approving the measure. Read the full story from Politico…

Clinton warns of "resource curse" in Papua New Guinea

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday offered to help Papua New Guinea create a sovereign wealth fund to manage its resource revenue and avoid a…

Big Business Makes ‘Wish List’ For New GOP In Congress

Big businesses have made “wish lists” for legislation they hope the now even more divided Congress will consider, the Wall Street Journal reports. Until it becomes clear what the new…

U.S. says open to fair criticism at U.N. rights forum

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States is open to fair criticism of its human rights record, including racial discrimination and counterterrorism policies, when it is under U.N. scrutiny this week,…

Republican election wave hits state houses

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The surge that gave Republicans control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday also hit state legislatures, giving Republicans power to potentially cement their hold in Congress…

‘The Daily Show’ Analyzes Midterm Election Results: ‘Maybe We Can’t’

Last night after many of the midterm election winners had been called, “The Daily Show” aired a special, live episode to analyze the results with the “Best F#@king News Team…

Bush weighed dropping Cheney

The former president reveals that he considered changing running mates for the 2004 election. Read the full story from Politico…

Tea party eyes GOP with suspicion

Organizers warn of tough challenges ahead. Read the full story from Politico…

South Korea’s Lee says trade deal key test of U.S. will

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said on Wednesday the United States will be sending an important message on its commitment to free trade if it finally advances…