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Midterms will define Obama’s presidency

The congressional election in November will define President Barack Obama's next two years in office as Republicans look likely to pick up seats and...

Congressional pork could doom Pentagon cost-cutting

The Pentagon will unveil new rules later on Tuesday aimed at ending years of massive cost overruns on major weapons programs, but congressional efforts...

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...

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,...

Obama’s plan: Spend money, blame Republicans

A combative President Barack Obama rolled out a long-term jobs program Monday that would exceed $50 billion to rebuild roads, railways and runways, and...

Obama tries to reverse falling Democratic fortunes

President Barack Obama will travel to the Midwestern state of Wisconsin Monday as part of a broad effort to stem ebbing political support over...

White House: No second stimulus in future

The White House stressed on Thursday that no second economic stimulus package is being considered as part of new measures under review by President...

Feds will appeal stem-cell ruling

The Justice Department said it will appeal a judge's decision to block federal funding for stemcell research, risking an election year fight over hot-button...

Mosque controversy another problem for Democrats

Add another election-year hurdle for Democrats: President Barack Obama's forceful defense of the right of Muslims to build a mosque near the World Trade...