- Obama military downsizing leaves U.S. too weak to counter global threats, panel finds
- Sen. Tom Coburn vows to slow down budget-busting bills ahead of recess
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- Clintons call Klein, Halper, Kessler ‘a Hat Trick of despicable actors’: report
- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
- Stabbing attack on transgender girl, 15, was ‘bias motivated,’ police say
- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - David M. Rubenstein
Years after playing a Washington newspaper reporter, Dustin Hoffman is returning to the nation's capital to share an honor with David Letterman — who appears surprised at how culturally important his Top 10 lists have been.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein acknowledged fears about the state of the global economy but said he remains optimistic over the longer term, a day after his company announced a 12 percent hit to quarterly profits despite layoffs and other recent cost-cutting measures.
Well-known philanthropist David Rubenstein has donated $7.5 million to help repair the earthquake-damaged Washington Monument, a gift that will jump-start efforts to reopened the national landmark to visitors.
"It's a down payment on an obligation for what the country has done for me and my family," he said.
"The monument was built with private funds," Mr. Rubenstein said. "It's stirring to see how many people donated plaques."