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GOP voters not happy with Romney but he’ll do in a pinch

Republican voters, showing little enthusiasm for the current crop of candidates for President, are slowly embracing former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney not because they...

Good news, bad news for both parties

Nine out of 10 Americans think the nation's economy is in the crapper and most of them still blame former President George W. Bush...

Will Chris Christie run? Can he save the GOP?

In a political season of come-and-go GOP Presidential frontrunners, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the "next big thing," but only if he decides...

Google, Facebook go right-wing

Internet giants Google and Facebook have gone right -- right wing that is -- hiring Republican operatives as lobbyists as both boost their Washington...

Public’s opinion of government: ‘You stink!’

Americans may be sharply divided on many fronts but they can agree when it comes those who run the government. Congress stinks and anyone who...

Senate approves funding bill, averting shutdown

In what has become business-as-usual on Capitol Hill, Congress cut a last minute deal Monday night, avoiding a partial government shutdown, assuring continued assistance...

When politics overwhelms friendships, we all lose

Lunch last week with two friends who approach life from opposite ends of the political spectrum:  Fred First, Floyd County, Virginia's “first blogger” and...

Obama: Republicans would ‘cripple’ America

President Barack Obama continued his march to the left Sunday, unleashing a blistering attack against Republicans, charging them with trying to "cripple" America through...

Obama to blacks: Stop whining and get to work

President Barack Obama, under fire from African-Americans for what they see as his inattention to their needs -- fired back at the annual awards...

Michelle who?

Remember Michele Bachmann?  She used to be a candidate for the Republican nomination for President. No, she hasn't dropped out of the race. Not yet. But she...