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Obama amnesia: Fishy campaign donations in '08

President Barack Obama made a number of accusations at his State of the Union speech on Wednesday. Chief among them was his attack on the Supreme Court, who sat a stone's throw away from him in the House chamber, for their decision to roll back a number of campaign finance laws last week.

Obama: 'We cut taxes'- What? Is he serious?

President Obama last night at his State of the Union speech touted that his administration cut taxes for Americans. This statement took a number of individuals by surprise, because Mr. Obama only provided a fraction of what he actually did.

NYC locale for KSM terror trial losing support from key Dems

CNN's Andrea Mitchell is reporting that Senator Dianne Feinstein (D - CA) now agrees with New York's Mayor Mike Bloomberg about not trying confessed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in New York City. The New York Daily News is also reporting that Senator Chuck Schumer (D - NY) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D - NY) are also open to alternative sites other than New York's lower Manhattan federal court.

Ben Nelson on Obama's SOTU 'horse-trading' remark: Who me?

President Barack Obama made his State of the Union speech on Wednesday evening and hit a number of issues, including: education, terrorism, and health care reform. Mr. Obama did point out some of the faults of the health care legislation. He particularly pointed out the issue of "horse-trading" being used during the health care debate.