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Desperate for jobs and cool toward President Obama, working-class whites are flocking to Republicans, turning a group long wary of Democrats into an even bigger impediment to the party's drive to keep control of Congress.
When President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, the Democratic majority told us it would cost $787 billion and keep unemployment below 8 percent. Neither proved to be true. Unemployment has risen to 9.6 percent, and the Congressional Budget Office anticipates that the law will increase deficits by $814 billion.
Some observers are warning that if Republicans win one or both houses of Congress, the result will be gridlock. They just don't get it. Gridlock can be good. It can
Taiwan urgently needs newer model F-16 jet fighters to bolster its air defenses and overall security because of growing missile and aircraft threats from China, Taiwan's deputy defense minister said Wednesday.
The war in Afghanistan enters its 10th year Thursday with key players hedging their bets, uncertain whether the Obama administration is prepared to stay for the long haul, move quickly to exit an increasingly unpopular conflict, or do something in between.
Gov. Joe Manchin's aides filed suit Wednesday against Obama administration coal-mining policies as the West Virginia Democrat wages an unexpectedly fierce Senate race against a Republican who paints him as a rubber stamp for the president.
The White House blocked efforts by federal scientists to tell the public just how bad the Gulf oil spill could have been, according to a panel appointed by President Obama to investigate the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
The suggestion that President Obama is considering seeking re-election with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as his running mate instead of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in 2012 is "absolutely not true," White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Wednesday.
Hispanic voters still like Democrats more than Republicans, but they are much less enthusiastic about heading to the polls in this year's elections, according to a broad survey released Tuesday.