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U.S. defends human rights record at U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States weathered criticism of its human rights record from friends and foes alike on Friday in a United Nations forum that the former Bush administration…

Van Hollen done at DCCC

Maryland representative: ‘When it comes to the DCCC chairmanship, I believe in term limits.” Read the full story from Politico…

Dems alter plan on Bush tax cuts

Middle class distinction could be $500K or $1M. Read the full story from Politico…

Norway seeks U.S. explanation in surveillance row

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway demanded on Friday an explanation from the United States of reports that its embassy in Oslo has conducted illegal surveillance of Norwegian residents for more than…

Obama: U.S. can’t afford two years of gridlock

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, still smarting from his Democrats’ big losses in congressional elections, said on Friday the United States cannot afford to get mired in legislative gridlock…

Obama: Put politics aside to grow economy

President Barack Obama on Friday hailed new “encouraging” job numbers and said it is imperative that Democrats and Republicans work together to improve the economy. Read the full story from…

Boehner: Jobless rate shows need for tax cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House of Representatives Republican leader John Boehner said on Friday the high unemployment rate shows the need for President Barack Obama to work with Republicans to extend…

More gays voting Republican

CNN finds more gay voters saying they cast their ballots for the GOP than in any past survey. Read the full story from Politico…

Obama: economy moving, too slowly

The new jobs weren’t enough to lower the unemployment rate, which stayed at 9.6 percent. Read the full story from Politico…

Clinton rules out a presidential run through 2016

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ruled out running for president in 2012 or 2016 on Friday, saying the United States should be ready for…