November 19, 2017 | In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
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President Barack Obama Monday launched an ambitious deficit reduction plan with $1.5 trillion in new taxes aimed at closing loopholes used by the rich and one that he says will cut the national debt by more than $4 trillion...
No one expected Congressional Republicans to embrace President Barack Obama's massive deficit reduction plan after he unveiled it Monday in a Rose Garden address. Everyone was right on that guess. "Pitting one group of Americans against another is not leadership," House...
Republicans may claim to have the edge with voters for the 2012 race to control Congress but those numbers don't add up in the fundraising coffers. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has raised more money in this off-year than the...
President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress are digging in to fight the 2012 U.S. election campaign over the budget and taxes, leaving a congressional "super committee" in political no man's land. On one side is Obama vowing to defend...
Attorneys defending the University of Northern Iowa are heavily scrutinizing the life of a former student who was sexually assaulted by two football players in 2004 and is now accusing the school in a civil lawsuit of mistreating her...
A man marched into a Florida church on Sunday during a prayer service and shot and wounded two clergymen after first killing his wife at the couple's home nearby, police said. Parishioners then tackled the man, 57-year-old Jeremiah Fogle, took...
Leonard Nimoy was a last-minute sub for Alec Baldwin on the Emmy Awards opening because of a flap over a joke about News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal. Alec Baldwin had taped the segment, playing a fictional president of the television...
White House officials discussed the political ramifications of a possible default by a troubled solar energy company that received more than $500 million in federal loans, newly released emails show. Emails released Thursday night show that Obama administration privately worried...

Boehner disses Obama jobs plan

The top Republican in Congress on Thursday dismissed President Barack Obama's jobs-creation package as a "poor substitute" for policies that would boost the economy and ruled out tax increases as a way to close the country's budget gap. In a...
The special "super committee" tackling U.S. deficit reduction was meant to operate independently and free from outside influence -- but Washington's corps of high-paid lobbyists has found a way in. They have descended on the Congress in recent days to...