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Are Republicans at war with women?

Are Republicans at war with women?

An early skirmish for women’s votes in 2012 has broken out in the House — among women. A prominent Democrat fired the first shot by claiming that majority Republicans are…

Home sales hit six-month low

Home sales hit six-month low

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes hit a six-month low in May and supply rose, pointing to a housing market still struggling to regain its footing. The National Association of…

Make or break week on debt limit

Make or break week on debt limit

U.S. lawmakers working to rein in the country’s rising debt said on Monday they will have to make substantial progress this week to ensure the country retains its top-notch credit…

Who the hell is Jon Huntsman?

Who the hell is Jon Huntsman?

Jon Huntsman Jr. is a high school dropout, a Harley-riding ex-governor and a diplomat whose last boss was President Barack Obama. Now this Republican wants Obama’s job. The unusual political…

Tritium leaks found at U.S. nuke plants

Tritium leaks found at U.S. nuke plants

Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of U.S. commercial nuclear power sites, often into groundwater from corroded, buried piping, an Associated Press investigation shows. The number and severity of the…

Axelrod: Republican Presidential wannabes can’t cut it

Axelrod: Republican Presidential wannabes can’t cut it

President Barack Obama‘s chief campaign strategist is dismissive of the Republicans who want his boss’ job, saying they are eager to criticize the Democratic incumbent without offering substantive ways to…

Obama’s lack of action on gun control angers Dems

Obama’s lack of action on gun control angers Dems

More than five months after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, the White House has yet to take any new steps on gun violence, even though that’s what…

Gates: Obama’s actions in Libya legal

Gates: Obama’s actions in Libya legal

For legal reasons, President Barack Obama rejects the word “hostilities” to describe U.S. involvement in Libya’s civil war. Along the same lines, Defense Secretary Robert Gates calls American actions there…

Obama, Boehner find triumph on the golf course

Obama, Boehner find triumph on the golf course

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner put partisanship aside, at least on the golf course, and teamed up to triumph on the final hole Saturday in their long-awaited…

Bachmann shines while Pawlenty dims

Bachmann shines while Pawlenty dims

They are both from Minnesota but Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s combative style seems to be scoring better than the Midwestern nice guy approach of former governor Tim Pawlenty in the Republican…