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Reading the Constitution: Education or futility?

Republicans and Democrats took turns politely in a historic recitation of the Constitution from the House floor Thursday, but the decorum hardly meant they...

Cantor: Americans hate health bill

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says the new health care law is getting in the way of job-creation and vows Republicans are committed to...

Volcker ending term on Obama’s economic planel

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker is ending his term as chairman of President Barack Obama's economic advisory panel next month, a person familiar...

Economists say shopping surge will continue

Shoppers' holiday-season splurge was likely a preview of what's to come in 2011, and economists say it should embolden companies to expand and hire. Americans...

Another 1,400 troops headed for Afghanistan

The United States plans to send 1,400 additional Marines to Afghanistan to boost its combat forces ahead of the spring fighting season, the Wall...

Republicans ready for showdown with more glitter than reality

Spouting more philosoply than reality, House Republicans brag they are ready for a fight with President Barack Obama over health care and other issues...

Pelosi has no regrets but some Democrats may disagree

Democrat Nancy Pelosi said she had no regrets on her last day as House speaker Tuesday, a reign that lasted four years and is...

New Obama, new team, same old problems

Retooling for a re-election run, President Barack Obama is shaking up his senior leadership team to deal with the new realities of his term:...

Quesion of the day: What killed all the birds?

At some point, someone in Beebe, Arkansas, had to look around at all the carcases laying on the ground and ask: "Where he hell did...

The media has failed us

Financial media is not helping us become better informed or better investors. These outlets devote too much of their airtime to forwarding partisan propaganda...