A new report by Congress' research division says U.S. oil production is up under President Obama, but almost all of the expansion of oil production in the U.S. came on non-federal land, not on leases from the federal government.
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Former Sen. Arlen Specter, who has been trading barbs with Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum the past few days, said Wednesday his former Senate colleague isn't ready for the Oval Office.
Rep. Charles B. Rangel says he will seek a 22nd term despite being found guilty of several House ethics charges.
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Depending on which news report you read, Rush Limbaugh has lost anywhere from a few dozen to more than a hundred advertisers since late February, when the radio talk show host called law student and contraception advocate Sandra Fluke a "slut."
National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor said the United States was deeply saddened to learn of the killing of four people in a shooting at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France, on Monday morning.
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