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GOP leaders force Barton to retract ‘shakedown’ claims

Who's sorry now? Rep. Joe Barton, that's who. The Texas Republican, the House's top recipient of oil industry campaign contributions since 1990, apologized Thursday for...

Obama talks tough but can he deliver?

Fresh from admonishing BP before the world, President Barack Obama now gets his moment with the oil company's leaders. It will be on his...

Obama off to Gulf for another photo op

President Barack Obama is going back to the Gulf of Mexico, this time venturing on to new ground tainted by oil, before he speaks...

Helen Thomas in firestorm for remarks about Israel

Legendary journalist Helen Thomas dared speak out about Israel last week and she's paying for it. Nine Speakers Inc., which represented Thomas on the lucrative...

McCain in fight for his political life

A serious re-election fight wasn't what Republican John McCain expected when he returned to the Senate after losing the presidency. But the four-term senator is...

The Obama White House: ‘Let’s make a deal’

The White House faced fresh questions over back-room dealmaking after a Colorado Democrat acknowledged he had been encouraged by one of President Barack Obama's...

Obama flees thunderstorm on Memorial Day

President Barack Obama, already under fire for skipping the traditional Memorial Day wreath-laying at Arlington National Cemetery, fled from a thunderstorm at Lincoln National...

White House admits using Clinton to pressure Sestak

Forced to disclose backstage political bargaining, President Barack Obama's embarrassed White House acknowledged on Friday that it enlisted Bill Clinton to try to ease...

Obama’s never-ending list of ‘top’ priorities

President Barack Obama keeps reassuring the nation that stopping the Gulf oil spill and limiting the fallout on the region are his top priority. Yet...

Obama under fire for tepid oil spill response

President Barack Obama's floundering Presidency is taking fire for its lackluster response to the massive Gulf oil spill as Democrats, Republicans and voters show...