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With CIA help, NYPD spies on New York Muslims

With CIA help, NYPD spies on New York Muslims

In New Brunswick, N.J., a building superintendent opened the door to apartment No. 1076 one balmy Tuesday and discovered an alarming scene: terrorist literature strewn about the table and computer and surveillance equipment set up in the next room. The panicked superintendent dialed 911, sending police and the FBI rushing to the building near Rutgers […]

Republicans use politics, redistricting to save House majority

Republicans use politics, redistricting to save House majority

The odds of getting re-elected have gotten better for Rep. Renee Ellmers and other Republican freshmen in the House — thanks to GOP calculations in redrawing congressional maps. The 47-year-old nurse who ousted seven-term Democrat Bob Etheridge by fewer than 1,500 votes last November will be running next year in a newly drawn North Carolina […]

Obama’s plan: Smear the GOP with tea party mud

Obama’s plan: Smear the GOP with tea party mud

With tea party favorites Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann generating buzz in GOP political circles the Obama White House thinks it can hurt Republicans by painting the party with the broad bush of growing tea party unpopularity. It’s an old political ploy called guilt-by-association. Sometimes it works. More often it backfires. Obama campaign adviser Robert […]

Perry’s Bernanke slam sparks Republican ire

Perry’s Bernanke slam sparks Republican ire

Didn’t take long for Texas Gov. and GOP Presidential wannabe Rick Perry to get into trouble with even the right-wing of the Republican Party with his shoot-from-the-lip style of attack politics. Conservative leaders of the GOP aren’t happy with Perry’s claim that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is “treasonous.” “If this guy prints more money […]