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- John McCain to Harry Reid: I’ll ‘kick the crap’ out of you
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- Black Friday brouhaha: Millions of Target shoppers hit by credit card theft
- Britain orders airplane to rescue citizens from violent South Sudan
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Latest Barack Obama Items
Sen. Arlen Specter is seeking to legalize federal funding of embryonic stem cell research and supersede conflicting court decisions that he says are slowing critical work to find cures for crippling diseases.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and television personality Glenn Beck teamed up in Mrs. Palin's home state Saturday night, delivering their messages to a crowd of thousands and recalling their thoughts and feelings the day of the 9/11 attacks.
President Obama's health care initiative is getting toxic on the campaign trail.
The new chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers said Sunday that Americans can expect to see the high unemployment rate continue for some time.
House Minority Leader John A. Boehner says he would support extending tax cuts only for middle-class earners even though he considers it "bad policy" to exclude the highest-earning Americans from tax relief.
"I am opposed to the building of the 'mosque' two blocks from ground zero. I want it built on ground zero," says filmmaker Michael Moore. Uh-oh.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's re-election hinges in part on his efforts to stop the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository from being built. But a fellow Democrat, Sen. Patty Murray, could hurt her re-election chances if she can't show that she's trying hard enough to get the project restarted.
House Minority Leader John A. Boehner signaled Sunday that he is prepared to support President Obama's plan to extend tax cuts for just the lower and middle classes — even if it does not include Republican-backed cuts for wealthier Americans.
The European Union has the jitters, raising the question of whether what used to be called a nervous breakdown lies ahead. The anxiety may not lead to a breakup of the EU, but the dream of a single currency may have to be abandoned.