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Geithner, China’s Wang discuss economic ties

BEIJING (Reuters) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Sunday discussed economic ties with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan in a brief meeting in eastern China. Read the full story from…

Will Durst: Helen Keller’s Mushrooms

The precise word to explain this season’s big new trend in campaign financing is obliviousness. Earlier this year, the Supreme Court ruled that everybody is allowed to give as much…

WikiLeaks says logs show 15,000 more Iraq deaths

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks said on Saturday its release of nearly 400,000 classified U.S. files on the Iraq war showed 15,000 more Iraqi civilians died than previously thought. Read the…

Gun Store Tied To 2,500 Crimes In D.C. And Maryland

Realco has been known as a leading seller of “crime guns” seized by local police, but a year-long Post investigation reveals the magnitude of Realco’s pattern and links the guns…

Paul Abrams: Getting Out the Youth Vote: Tell Them What Republican Plans to End Net Neutrality Will Feel Like

.If Republicans win Congress, then all messaging will no longer be treated equal. Ever again. If Democrats want to turn out the 18-30 year-old voters, my message to Organizing for…

Arianna Huffington: Sunday Roundup

This week delivered a bracing lesson from the School of Unintended Consequences when news broke that Clarence Thomas’ wife, Ginni, had felt moved, nearly two decades down the road, to…

Judge OKs Miller records release

His contentious employment records will be released later this week. Read the full story from Politico…

Craig Crawford: Throwing the Bums In

The Florida governor’s race showcases tea party power and President Obama’s drag effect on his party. Otherwise, how could a man who apparently escaped the law only by taking the…

Obama dazzles Democratic crowds but is it enough?

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, dashing through the U.S. West to campaign for endangered Democrats, proved he still has plenty of star power but it’s far from clear that’s…

Gauging the scope of the tea party movement in America

In an unruly, unpredictable and chaotic election year, no group has asserted its presence and demanded to be heard more forcefully than the tea party. The grass-roots movement that was…