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Nancy Pelosi: John Boehner Is ‘Known To Cry’

If House Minority Leader John Boehner is concerned he’s developing a reputation as a crybaby, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he will soon succeed in the next legislative session, isn’t doing him any favors. In a recent interview with the New York Times, Pelosi spoke about Boehner’s tendency to get emotional from time to time when it comes to tackling matters of policy. “He is known to cry,” explained the California Democrat, who was recently elected to lead her party once again when Congress returns in January. “He cries sometimes when we’re having a debate on bills.” Pelosi went on
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Charlie Rangel Supporters Urge ‘No’ Vote On Censure

NEW YORK — Supporters of Rep. Charles Rangel said Sunday that the Democratic lawmaker has been punished enough by the House ethics committee’s two-year investigation and should not by censured by the full Congress. “Charlie Rangel is a giant,” said former Mayor David Dinkins. “He’s a man who has served not only the 15th Congressional District but this city. He’s served this nation. …. There’s nothing to be gained by seeking to further humiliate this great man.” The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Thursday to recommend censure for Rangel after the same panel convicted him of 11 violations, including
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Meet Chris Christie, The Latest Conservative Infatuation

These are strange days for Republicans. After their historic midterm victories, they are seemingly ascendant, with George Will hailing 2010 as “conservatism’s best year in 30 years–since the election of Ronald Reagan.” And yet there is no Reagan-like figure to lead them. In Congress, John Boehner and Mitch McConnell are Establishmentarians ill-suited to the fervor of the times. The Republicans who are currently angling to run for the White House in 2012–Mitch Daniels, Tim Pawlenty, Mitt Romney, John Thune, to name a few–inspire little enthusiasm. Sarah Palin, the one potential presidential candidate who does get Republican pulses racing, is such
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Worldview on Obama: He’s a failure

Barack Obama’s plummeting job performance ratings at home are nothing compared to the worldview of the American President — especially in the troubled Mideast where candidate Obama promised a different approach. Both sides of the Mideast debate agree on one thing: Obama the President is a failure and both the Israelis and Palestinians blame him for the current state of affairs in that troubled region. “Instead of becoming a heady triumph of his diplomatic skill and special insight, Obama’s peace process is viewed almost universally in Israel as a mistake-riddled fantasy,” writes Ben Smith on Politico. “Even those who still
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Everything you always wanted to know about sex? Been there, done that

Baby boomers say they don’t need to learn anything new about sex. They already know it all. And it’s the women who say they know the most when it comes to getting it on. That’s the conclusion of a new Associated Press-LifeGoesStrong.Com poll on the sexual habits of the baby boom generation. Among those polled, 59 percent of women say they know all they need to know when it comes to bumping bellies while 48 percent of men claim the same level of confidence. Related articles AP Poll: Baby boomers are confident about sex (seattletimes.nwsource.com) Bold baby boomers having risky
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