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- Obama mulls support for Islamists in Syria, with conditions
- Obama ‘birther’ theories float, as Hawaii health director killed in crash
- U.S. drone faulted for killing 14 ‘innocent civilians’ at Yemen wedding
- GOP hopes taking shutdown off the table with budget deal will pay dividends
- Chinese Death Star: The moon cited as the perfect launch pad for ballistic missiles
- Help wanted: Homeland Security plagued by vacancies at the top
- We are not amused: Queen’s protection officers warned to keep ‘sticky fingers’ off the royal cashews
- Unleash the crossbows: Gov. Scott Walker creates new hunting season
- Bubonic plague kills 20 in Madagascar
HOT BUTTON BLOG
An examination of events surrounding daily news topics.
Seniors have done enough for their country, so don’t mess with their doctors and end-of-life care is the crux of a new ad from the 60 Plus Association.
If right-wing protesters are going to show up and yell at their elected officials during town hall meetings, left-wing activists need to start coordinating with those representatives and provide "cover" for them says a 4-page memo distributed by Health Care for America Now!, a group supporting President Obama's recommended plans.
The woman who caused the White House to start asking people to report information on the Web about “health insurance reform that seems fishy” doesn’t think she did anything wrong.
A group seeking to overturn Maine’s recently enacted law permitting gay marriage dumped nearly double the number of signatures needed to get their referendum on the November's off-year ballot to the Secretary of State Friday morning.
The conservative Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol had a zippy retort to MoveOn.org after they used his name in an email solicitation to motivate supporters to lobby their senators to vote on health care legislation before August recess.
"The Obama Administration has found a way to cut $100 million from the federal budget and one of the items on the chopping block is an office inside the Department of Labor that helps manage oversight of labor unions, among other things.
A national group of GOP lawyers are petitioning the Senate to oppose President Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court on the heels of South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham’s announcement he would vote in her favor.
The Democratic National Committee’s plan to rile up their liberal supporters and open their wallets for the party by making an enemy out of GOP Sen. Jim DeMint isn’t working so well.
The Associated Press claims Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin will soon be found guilty of violating her state's ethics rules, citing a report leaked to their offices from the State Personnel Board on one of the 19 etthics complaints filed against her.
David Keene, chairman of the American Conservative Union, is trying to reclaim his reputation after being accused in a Politico news story last week of engaging in a "pay-to-play" scandal.
President Obama says the fight over health care “isn’t about me” and partisan politics, but he’s using his bully pulpit to target one of his fiercest GOP critics.
Is pork for the poor the sort of fatty government spending everyone is supposed to hate? The Obama Administration hopes not.
Don’t ever try to come between a woman and her hairdresser -- especially if that woman happens to be Gov. Sarah Palin.
An arm of General Motors has asked surviving GM dealers to put in writing their opposition to bipartisan legislation that would restore franchise agreements to dealers the government issued pink slips to earlier this year, sparking accusations of “coercion” from one of the bill’s chief proponents.
The ethics complaints against Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin are still rolling in after she announced she'd be stepping down from office at the end of the month.
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