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GOP: Tax increase ain’t gonna happen

President Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes on wealthier people while preserving cuts for everyone else appears increasingly likely to founder before Election Day. Senate...

How the feds wasted money in Gulf oil spill debacle

The federal government hired a New Orleans man for $18,000 to appraise whether news stories about its actions in the Gulf oil spill were...

Obama lied about health care costs

When a government report found that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would modestly raise the nation's total health care tab, the White House responded...

Boehner will support middle-class tax cuts…but

House Minority Leader John Boehner says he would vote for President Obama's plan to extend tax cuts only for middle-class earners, not the wealthy,...

Gay candidates add to mid-term election mix

Laure Rondeau, an 82-year-old Catholic, supports Providence Mayor David Cicilline for Congress because he wants to get the troops out of Afghanistan and says...

Message to a divided America: Islam is not the enemy

President Barack Obama told a deeply polarized America that Islam is not the enemy as somber ceremonies marked an unusually tense ninth anniversary of...

Facts don’t support hype of Obama’s failed health care law

President Barack Obama told voters repeatedly during the health care debate that the overhaul legislation would bring down fast-rising health care costs and save...

Democrats desert Obama on taxes

Democrats in Congress are distancing themselves from President Barack Obama's push to let taxes rise for the wealthiest Americans, fearing it will further harm...

To burn or not to burn: That is the question

Will he or won't he? Negotiations between a local Muslim cleric and the leader of a tiny Florida church who had threatened to publicly...

Obama to Koran-burning minister: ‘Call off your stunt’

President Barack Obama implored a Florida minister to call off his Quran-burning "stunt," saying it would jeopardize U.S. troops abroad. Obama told ABC's "Good Morning...