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Obama On ‘Daily Show': Stewart Presses President To Defend ‘Timid’ Policies, Hiring Of Old D.C. Hands

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama apparently thinks politics is no laughing matter, even when he’s staring down a comedian. Obama barely cracked any jokes during an appearance Wednesday on…

Sandra Day O’Connor Apologizes For Nevada Robocalls

WASHINGTON — Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is apologizing for the 50,000 recorded telephone calls made to Nevada voters in which she supports a ballot measure to change…

‘Don’t vote’ advocate casts vote

The man behind the controversial ad telling Hispanics “Don’t Vote” isn’t taking his own advice. Read the full story from Politico…

Boehner looks back to Longworth

The man poised to become speaker would model himself after a popular pol from the 1920s. Read the full story from Politico…

Chris Weigant: Entertainment and Politics

When ex-actor Ronald Reagan won the presidency for the first time, I became convinced that American politics had become indistinguishable from show business. Nothing that has happened in the intervening…

Bob Cesca: When in Doubt, They Beat Up Women

Anyone who’s ever spent extended time with very young children will know what I’m talking about here. Whenever a particularly spazzy kid who’s perhaps a little too hepped up on…

Senate: The Daily 10

The barrage against Ken Buck continued Wednesday with two new similar, cutting ads. Read the full story from Politico…

Reid, Angle run in opposite directions

In the home stretch of the Nevada Senate race, their strategies couldn’t be more clear. Read the full story from Politico…

House: The Daily 10

Democrat Jon Hulburd is using the money his wife made selling Windex to clean Ben Quayle’s clock. Read the full story from Politico…

Vote could change direction of healthcare reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With most Americans ambivalent about President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare overhaul or openly hostile to it, next Tuesday’s elections could have a big impact on the reforms,…