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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
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Topic - Johnson
At a fundraiser in Seattle on the day before Thanksgiving, President Obama told a group of Democratic donors, apparently without a hint of irony, "I'm not a particularly ideological person." One wouldn't know it from the ponderous 48-minute oration on income inequality that he delivered in Washington on Wednesday.
Here's all you need to know about Chad Knaus as the crew chief closes in on his sixth championship with Jimmie Johnson: When asked about how dominating the pair has been since they partnered in 2002, the relentless Knaus replied: "We lose a heck of a lot more races than we win."
Leviathan means never having to say you're sorry
The four-time series champion passed Matt Kenseth with 21 laps remaining Sunday to take the lead and pick up his eighth career victory at Martinsville. It's Gordon's first win at Martinsville since he swept the two races at the track in 2005.
Sasha Johnson testified Tuesday that Rivera played for a little league football team in Fort Myers coached by her father. Johnson also dated the brother of another man charged in Taylor's 2007 killing.
MIAMI | The half-sister of slain Redskins star Sean Taylor testified Tuesday that she knew the alleged shooter and that another suspect in the case saw Taylor give her a $10,000 cash birthday present weeks before the November 2007 slaying.
The Americans are assured of being in the lead going into the final round of the rain-plagued Presidents Cup.
Johnson made two big birdie putts over the closing holes at soggy Conway Farms on Monday to dole out more final-round disappointment for Jim Furyk.
Pragmatic yet defiant, the head of the Royal & Ancient issued a Hootie Johnson-like salvo in the latest battleground over male-only golf clubs: The British Open will not yield to pressure over three of its venerable clubs refusing to admit female members.
The Supreme Court is expected this month to announce rulings on two key voting rights cases that could reshape how Americans nationwide cast ballots in federal elections.
All eyes and ears are on Washington, D.C., where this month, perhaps as soon as Monday, the Supreme Court is expected to take the blinders off and rule on challenges to the seminal Voting Rights Act of 1965, whose signing by then-President Johnson drew women attired in hats and gloves, and had whites and blacks sharing near picture-perfect space in the White House as witnesses to history.
While all eyes will be on Jimmie Johnson and whether or not "Five-time" can pull off the May sweep at Charlotte Motor Speedway, folks shouldn't forget about Kasey Kahne.
Morehouse College alumni are outraged after a prominent pastor and fellow alum was disinvited from speaking at the college's baccalaureate service just one day after he wrote an op-ed, criticizing President Obama, who will deliver the school's commencement address.
Having plunged America trillions of dollars deeper into debt with little to show for it, President Obama reportedly has found agreement with congressional Republicans on something: Social Security "reform."
Johnson, who has won eight times at Martinsville, including the last two, said his team struggled for much of the day in practice, but "we found some direction there at the end and made some adjustments."
"I'm going to have to forget about this week, take Atlanta for Atlanta and just play," Johnson said. "East Lake is not Conway Farms. It's a beast. I'm just going to keep doing what I'm doing and just be thankful."