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Republican hypocrisy: Supporting womanizer Scott DesJarlais

Republican hypocrisy: Supporting womanizer Scott DesJarlais

Even in Washington, DC, where hypocrisy rules, Republican Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee stands out. The so-called “social conservative pressured a former lover — a woman he impregnated while married —…

Cost of wars linger on for years, centuries

Cost of wars linger on for years, centuries

If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members and their families grapple with the…

Arizona lawmakers back gold, silver as currency

Arizona lawmakers back gold, silver as currency

Arizona lawmakers say the global economy is on the precipice of financial ruin and the U.S. dollar could soon be worth less than the paper used to make it. These…

Rand Paul endorses plan for illegal immigrants to attain citizenship

Rand Paul endorses plan for illegal immigrants to attain citizenship

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is endorsing a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants, a significant move for a favorite of tea party Republicans who…

Fed not expected to relax interest rates during economic surge

Fed not expected to relax interest rates during economic surge

The U.S. economy is strengthening on the fuel of more job growth, rising home prices and solid retail sales. Just don’t expect the Federal Reserve to let up in its…

Obama faces new problems in a remade Mideast

Obama faces new problems in a remade Mideast

On his second trip to the Middle East as U.S. commander in chief, President Barack Obama this week will confront a political and strategic landscape nearly unrecognizable from the one…

Failed governor and candidate Sarah Palin calls Obama a failure

Failed governor and candidate Sarah Palin calls Obama a failure

Failed Alaska Governor and equally-failed 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took the stage of the annual gathering of right-wing failures — the Conservative Police Action Conference — over…

Rand Paul wins the latest meaningless CPAC straw poll for President

Rand Paul wins the latest meaningless CPAC straw poll for President

Right-wingers at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference found a new lost cause to support Saturday, backing Kentucky Senantor Rand Paul in a straw poll for President. Paul rises to…

John Boehner: His homophobia will not change

John Boehner:  His homophobia will not change

Ohio Senator Rob Portman may have switched his position on gay marriage but his change of heart means nothing to lifelong homophobic John Boehner, the Speaker of the House. Boehner,…

Supremes will decide on requiring proof of citizenship to vote

Supremes will decide on requiring proof of citizenship to vote

The Supreme Court will struggle this week with the validity of an Arizona law that tries to keep illegal immigrants from voting by demanding all state residents show documents proving…