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His eggs were scrambled, his toast was multigrain, but GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, campaigning Thursday morning at a diner in the Michigan county where he was born, found himself on the hot seat from auto workers who picketed his visit and slammed him for a flip-flop on the industry bailout.
His campaign already reeling from self-inflicted blows, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich found his 2012 White House hopes hit by yet another devastating setback Thursday when several senior campaign staffers abruptly quit following a long-brewing dispute over scheduling and fundraising.
Pakistan's army chief said Thursday that billions of dollars in U.S. aid to fund the military's fight against Islamist militants should be diverted to help ordinary Pakistanis, a possible attempt to boost the military's popularity following the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
Virginia's House and Senate have sent two competing congressional redistricting maps to a bipartisan conference committee, where members will hammer out differences such as whether to create the state's second majority black district.
Thomas steps aside as committee chairman; Graham 'tested' by FBI; Va. lawmakers meet for congressional redistricting maps; Police find record number of guns on Metro system; GOP's Mara joins DC Vote; Metro will not extend weekend wait times; Md. lawmaker wants to halt outlet plan temporarily
Uh-oh, it's a Republican rumble, maybe a 4.5 on the party's Richter scale. Yes, Newt Gingrich's aides quit and his presidential campaign "imploded" according to a gleeful press. The 2012 election seismology shifted, sending insiders scrambling for footing, but eager to handicap who might be next on the shifting roster. Texas Gov. Rick Perry? Rudy Giuliani? Oh, the events made a hollow boom, all right.
The National Labor Relations Board should be "insulated" from the congressional Republicans who are pressuring the agency to drop a case against aerospace giant Boeing, because it could "intimidate" the group and "taint" the case, legal experts said Thursday in a panel hosted by the liberal-leaning American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.
Rep. Anthony D. Weiner has become the face of the Democratic Party. The New York congressman is embroiled in a scandal. Mr. Weiner has admitted sending sexual messages, as well as a lewd photo of his crotch, to numerous women - six so far and counting. Moreover, a picture of his naked genitals is circulating on the Internet.
The director of the nation's top counterterrorism agency is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure that spanned the reorganization of the National Counterterrorism Center in the wake of the failed 2009 Christmas Day attempted airline bombing to the successful raid in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden.