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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
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Rep. Dave Camp insisted Wednesday his plan to overhaul America's tax code can gain traction and pass this Congress, despite little appetite by key players to take it on in an election year and term limits that will edge him out as chairman of the House's tax committee in 2015.
A top Republican senator is worried that Russia will use the political upheaval in Ukraine as an excuse to invade the former Soviet republic and that the Obama administration has no plan to counter that threat.
A top White House official on Tuesday accused Republicans of hypocrisy for their criticism of the most recent Obamacare delay.
Some members of the "1 percent" in America fear President Obama's new laser-like focus on income inequality could devolve into another round of class warfare, but a top White House official on Friday said the nation's wealthiest ought to calm down.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday that Congress should not impose new sanctions on Iran but should use the threat of tougher sanctions to force Tehran to complete a de-nuclearization agreement.
President Obama has vowed to take a variety of unilateral actions in his second term to boost the economy, but one of the leading voices in the American business community said Wednesday that the president, if he truly wants to help jump-start the economy, should start his own business.
If there was an Olympic gold medal in embezzlement, would Russia win? During a recent radio interview, A Swiss member of the International Olympic Committee said that roughly a third of the $55 billion spent on the Sochi Olympics having disappeared due to corruption.
Journalists love nothing more than small events that yield big speculations and fancy headlines. Such was the case with President Obama's handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro on Tuesday during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg. The moment spawned close to 3,400 news accounts within four hours, the headlines rife with question marks and wishful conclusions. A minuscule sampling:
Once, the nation was all about "hope and change." Now, the White House simply hopes for some change upon confronting these numbers of woe: 54 percent of American voters disapprove of the job President Obama is doing, 39 percent approve.
Baptisms, which have been on the decline, might be making a comeback because of the royal family.
As the U.S. government reportedly plans to cut back significantly on its aid to Egypt against the wishes of key Arab allies and Israel, a question looms over the American relationship with one of the most important countries in the region: Who lost Egypt?
The press has proclaimed that it's the moment of truth for Sen. Ted Cruz — the day of reckoning, the week that will make or break his career. Or words to that effect. Journalists have pulled out the handy dramatic narrative that places the Texas Republican in a high stakes trial by fire as he seeks to defund the Affordable Care Act, while keeping the federal government open for business.
| Like it or not, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has become the face of economic austerity around the world. To the rest of Europe, particularly struggling economies to the south such as Greece and Italy, Mrs. Merkel's rigid financial reforms are deeply unpopular, slashing social welfare nets and raising unemployment to record levels in an effort to get these countries to "take their medicine" and fix their out-of-control budgets.
Robbie George is one of the policy leaders who are speaking out about the fate of Egypt’s Coptic Christians while the country wades deeper into political uncertainty.
The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Tuesday that it is too early to tell whether his party can take over the House in the 2014 election but that he is confident the issue of Syria will not stand in its way.