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A Democrat pitching tax cuts? Yep, that’s Obama’s message

A Democrat pitching tax cuts?  Yep, that’s Obama’s message

Dueling with Republicans on taxes, President Barack Obama is urging the House to pass a tax cut for households earning less than $250,000 a year and drawing a bright line…

Third party candidates: Obama’s best friends?

Third party candidates: Obama’s best friends?

Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party and Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party are on quixotic runs for the presidency. While they are long shots, they conceivably stand a chance…

Can Romney re-introduce himself to skeptical voters?

Can Romney re-introduce himself to skeptical voters?

  Mitt Romney has been on the national political stage for nearly a decade — through two presidential bids, countless campaign events and millions spent on TV ads. But the…

Will Romney’s stumbles on the road hurt him at home?

Will Romney’s stumbles on the road hurt him at home?

Mitt Romney upset Londoners, Palestinians and U.S. journalists on his ill-fated tour abroad, but with voters focused on the economy at home it is unclear whether the Republican presidential challenger’s…

Romney aide tells reporters: ‘Kiss my ass’

Romney aide tells reporters: ‘Kiss my ass’

Presumed GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s seemingly unending string of gaffes and political missteps are leaving aides frazzled, GOP loyalists confounded and reporters gleeful as the candidate stumbles from one…

The check is not in the mail: Default looms for Postal Service

The check is not in the mail:  Default looms for Postal Service

Mail industry companies are concerned about a looming default by the Postal Service on a $5.5 billion payment for future retiree health benefits, saying it adds to uncertainty about agency…

Political candidates preach financial responsibility while stiffing creditors

Political candidates preach financial responsibility while stiffing creditors

GOP Presidential wannabes like Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman and Newt Gingrich may preach financial responsibility on the campaign trail but they are deadbeats when it comes to paying…

U.S. wastes $200 million on uneeded, unwanted Iraqi cop training

U.S. wastes $200 million on uneeded, unwanted Iraqi cop training

Baghdad said it didn’t need or want U.S. help in training a new police department but that didn’t stop the federal government from blowing through $200 million attempting to train…

Democrats bring in the big dog for their convention

Democrats bring in the big dog for their convention

Former President Bill Clinton will have a marquee role in this summer’s Democratic National Convention, where he will make a forceful case for President Barack Obama’s re-election and his economic…

Police officer, fire fighter pensions face public scrutiny, questions

Police officer, fire fighter pensions face public scrutiny, questions

Pharmacist Michael Nastro is full of admiration for how police responded to a deadly robbery in his suburban New York neighborhood in 2011. A gunman walked into a pharmacy near…