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Unemployment drops below 8 percent, but…

Unemployment drops below 8 percent, but…

America’s “official” unemployment rate dropped below 8 percent in September but the number does not reflect the mounting numbers of long-term unemployed who are no longer actively looking for work.…

Romney admits he was “completely wrong” with “47 percent” comments

Romney admits he was “completely wrong” with “47 percent” comments

In a “God, wish I hadn’t said that” moment, Republican Presidential challenger Mitt Romney now admits he was “completely wrong” in his now-infamous “47 percent” comment. Said Romney on Sean…

The Debates, Round One: Aggressive Romney comes out swinging

The Debates, Round One: Aggressive Romney comes out swinging

In a showdown at close quarters, an aggressive Mitt Romney sparred with President Barack Obama in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to…

As usual, truth is a casualty in Presidential debate

As usual, truth is a casualty in Presidential debate

President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney spun one-sided stories in their first presidential debate, not necessarily bogus, but not the whole truth. Here’s a look at some of…

What you missed on and off stage at the debate

What you missed on and off stage at the debate

Most voters watched the debate on the television and didn’t get to see what happened before and after President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took the stage. And even then,…

Social media verdict: Bad news for Big Bird, Jim Lehrer

Social media verdict: Bad news for Big Bird, Jim Lehrer

Social networks lit up Wednesday as users argued over who emerged as the key character from Wednesday’s first president debate. The candidates? Forget it — most attention focused on moderator…

Obama’s Katrina speech: Smoking gun or pathetic partisanship?

Obama’s Katrina speech:  Smoking gun or pathetic partisanship?

If one can accept the hyperbole of right-wing blowhards Tucker Carlson and Matt Drudge — two has beens looking for ways to generate Internet “buzz” — a video of a…

Right wing gets self-righteous over Obama video

Conservatives on Tuesday used a speech President Barack Obama delivered as a candidate in 2007 to accuse him of using racially charged rhetoric. “There’s no way you can listen to…

Forget the buzz: The expectations are high in Presidential debate.

Forget the buzz:  The expectations are high in Presidential debate.

If you can believe either of the Democratic or Republican candidates — and that’s asking a lot — neither thinks they can debate worth a damn and neither expects to…

Good news for Romney: Ross Perot isn’t endorsing anyone

Good news for Romney: Ross Perot isn’t endorsing anyone

After a prolonged period of seemingly-endless bad news, the Mitt Romney campaign received some good news — of a sort — Monday. Billionaire and two-time Presidential candidate Ross Perot isn’t…