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Defunding NPR? It’s not that easy

Lawmakers have tried several times with no success. Read the full story from Politico…

A Senate scenario: Election overtime

Control of the U.S. Senate could hang in the balance past Election Day as America awaits recounts. Read the full story from Politico…

U.S. lied about number of Iraqi deaths

U.S. lied about number of Iraqi deaths

Military documents laid bare in the biggest leak of secret information in U.S. history suggest that far more Iraqis died than previously acknowledged during the years of sectarian bloodletting and…

Michael Steele’s tarnished legacy at the Republican National Committee

Michael Steele’s tarnished legacy at the Republican National Committee

In the most favorable political environment for Republicans in decades, party chairman Michael Steele ordinarily might be lavished with the praise of candidates and party officials for leading the GOP…

U.S. seeks $2 billion in military aid for Pakistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States announced $2 billion in military aid for Pakistan on Friday as the two countries sought to dispel doubts about Islamabad’s commitment to uprooting Islamist…

Boehner plays politics with plum committee assignments

Boehner plays politics with plum committee assignments

Deep in rural Georgia, the Republican who may become the next speaker of the U.S. House is playing let’s-make-a-deal with voters. Minority Leader John Boehner promised this week that if…

Frank Dwyer: Republicans Have a Jobs Plan That Will Put America Back to Work and Continue Our Prosperity, and It Doesn’t Involve Raising the Damn Minimum Wage!

I’m a businessman. Want more jobs? Treat our workers as if they’re Chinese! From The Huffington Post…

U.S. Pushing To Expand CIA Operations In Pakistan

WASHINGTON–The U.S. is pushing to expand a secret CIA effort to help Pakistan target militants in their havens near the Afghan border, according to senior officials, as the White House…

Hannah Peaker: If Women Ran the World

What’s the one thing that could bring ExxonMobil, Harvard University, Pfizer, and the former Prime Minister of Canada together? I know this sounds like the start of a bad joke,…

Obama puts Reid in the spotlight

Obama would be politically wounded if Republicans defeat his top Democrat in the Senate. Read the full story from Politico…