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Obama in trouble with key voters

Obama in trouble with key voters

Whites and women are a re-election problem for President Barack Obama. Younger voters and liberals, too, but to a lesser extent. All are important Democratic constituencies that helped him win…

Ron Paul: U.S. involvement in Libya was still a mistake

Ron Paul: U.S. involvement in Libya was still a mistake

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul said Sunday the apparent overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi’s regime in Libya does not justify U.S. involvement there and may end up delivering al-Qaida what he…

Powell: Cheney takes ‘cheap shots’ in book

Powell: Cheney takes ‘cheap shots’ in book

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney‘s new book levels “cheap shots” at colleagues and mischaracterizes events, ex-Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Sunday. Powell, whose disagreements with Cheney on…

The inconvenience of truth in politics

The inconvenience of truth in politics

Corporations are people. The fundamentals of the economy are strong. I voted for the $87 billion before I voted against it. From Mitt Romney this month to John McCain in…

Tea Party takes its sideshow on the road

Tea Party takes its sideshow on the road

With the Republican campaign for the White House taking shape, hundreds of Tea Party activists kicked off a national bus tour on Saturday, aiming to rally their base and new…

Obama’s inner cirlce: A shield from political storms

Obama’s inner cirlce: A shield from political storms

They golf with him, they vacation with him, their kids and his kids hang out. To them, he’s Barack, not Mr. President. He can be teased and tease back. They…

Voters are mad as hell at Congress

Voters are mad as hell at Congress

Memo to Congress: The American public is mad at hell and a lot of that anger is directed at Capitol Hill. The same goes for the tea party. A new…

Rick Perry on Washington: ‘A seedy place’

Rick Perry on Washington: ‘A seedy place’

Washington, current GOP Presidential frontrunner Rick Perry says, is a “seedy place” and needs his “plain speaking” style to clean things up. That’s what the Texas governor told radio host…

Obama’s poll numbers continue to slide but many still blame Bush

Obama’s poll numbers continue to slide but many still blame Bush

A new poll shows 86 percent of Americans think the American economy is a mess and more than half still blame former President George W. Bush for the hard times.…

Dick Cheney: A legend in his own mind?

Dick Cheney: A legend in his own mind?

In Dick Cheney‘s myopic view, he was the sole voice of reason in the chaotic administration of George W. Bush. Cheney, in his soon-to-be released memoir, “In My Time: A…