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Bachmann’s campaign chaos: ‘Rude, unprofessional, dishonest’

Bachmann’s campaign chaos: ‘Rude, unprofessional, dishonest’

Michelle Bachmann‘s fading campaign for President continues to self-destruct. Her New Hampshire campaign staff resigned en masse last week and have now released a statement saying the campaign is “unprofessional” and “dishonest.” The problems that “Team-NH” had was with the national campaign stafff, not Bachmann herself but the statement makes it clear that the campaign […]

Americans doubt the Iraq war is really coming to an end

Americans doubt the Iraq war is really coming to an end

Interviews with Americans across the country found little jubilation and much skepticism over President Barack Obama‘s announcement that the Iraq war is over and U.S. troops, for the most part, are coming home. “I don’t believe it for a second,” Andrew Atkins of St. Louis told Capitol Hill Blue in a telephone interview Saturday.  “Obama […]

Democrats dream of an election without Obama

Democrats dream of an election without Obama

Frustrated and anxious Democrats grumble privately that their party’s prospects for 2012 would be “much improved” without President Barack Obama on the ticket and some are saying they won’t be contributing to his re-election campaign or campaigning for him next year. “I’ve had it. Obama is a failure to America and to the principles of […]

Social Security recipients will get first benefit raise in three years

Social Security recipients will get first benefit raise in three years

After two years with no benefit increases because the federal government claimed the cost of living had not gone up, America’s 55 million Social Security recipients will get their first cost of living raise since 2009. The Social Security Administration will make it official Wednesday — a 3.6 percent increase to monthly checks. Senior Citizens […]

Gingrich surges while Perry, Paul fade

Gingrich surges while Perry, Paul fade

Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich — declared politically dead by most pundits a few months ago — has suddenly surged to third place in recent polls while former frontrunner Rick Perry fades to fourth and Ron Paul slides further into the background. “Gingrich has come out of nowhere to become viable again,” […]