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Pelosi’s decision: Hell no, she won’t go

Pelosi’s decision: Hell no, she won’t go

Despite widespread complaints about massive losses that will put Democrats in the minority, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she will try to stay on as leader of her party in…

Debunking the myth: The cost of Obama’s trip to Asia

It’s a story that originated from a single, unnamed sourced in India — but it quickly gained momentum, spreading like wildfire among critics of the Obama administration in the United…

Obama signals may compromise on tax cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama gave his clearest signal yet on Saturday of a possible post-election compromise with resurgent Republicans that could prevent tax rates from rising for any…

GOP to Bachmann: Don’t call us, we’ll call you

GOP to Bachmann: Don’t call us, we’ll call you

Self-proclaimed tea party leader Michele Bachmann‘s bid for a top Republican post in the House received a cool reaction Thursday from Speaker-to-be John Boehner, an early test of how GOP…

HuffPost TV: Ryan Grim On The Tension Between Boehner And McConnell (VIDEO)

Ryan Grim, HuffPost’s senior congressional correspondent, appeared on MSNBC’s “Countdown” Friday night — with the show engulfed in some controversy — to discuss the growing divide between the public statements…

Summers sees prospects for eventual budget deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan agreement to tackle huge budget deficits is achievable, though it would take a lot of work, outgoing White House economic adviser Larry Summers said on…

Ellen Sterling: Election 2010 In Nevada: Some Odd Practices; For Now, Nothing To Fear and, Perhaps, A 2012 Senate Race To Anticipate

This terrific Las Vegas Weekly cover by by James Shepherd says it all. Especially in Nevada, this was one scary election. Perhaps as someone told me, I am “too northeast…

Coral, Marine-Life Devastation Near BP Oil Spill Indicates Much Worse Long-Term Damage Than Feds Had Admitted

NEW ORLEANS — For the first time, federal scientists have found damage to deep sea coral and other marine life on the ocean floor several miles from the blown-out BP…

MSNBC’s identity crisis

The network’s reluctant to own its ideological turf. Read the full story from Politico…

Dan Malloy Again Declared Winner In Connecticut Governor’s Race, But GOP Opponent Hasn’t Conceded

HARTFORD, Conn. — Democrat Dan Malloy has won Connecticut’s gubernatorial election after days of back-and-forth over vote totals and irregularities, yet his Republican opponent is reviewing the numbers to see…