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Do we have ignition here? Iowa Republicans already have predicted that Rep.Michele Bachmann's appearance at a Polk County Republican dinner in Des Moines on Thursday night will be "historic," complete with an announcement from the Minnesota lawmaker that she plans to run for president in 2012.
Now that Osama bin Laden is dead, it's time to end the war in Afghanistan and bring U.S. troops home, several House Republicans and Democrats demanded on Wednesday.
After setting a soaring vision to land a man on the moon, President John F. Kennedy struggled with how to sell the public on a costly space program he worried had "lost its glamour" and had scant political benefits, according to a newly released White House tape.
The New York 26th Congressional District race is an important cautionary tale for Republicans. Party divisions helped throw a normally safe seat to the Democrats, and you can be sure the White House is taking notes.
A coalition of nearly 40 human rights groups this week called on the United States to step up efforts to fight against a brutal Ugandan-led rebel group that has intensified its attacks in central Africa, especially in Congo's volatile northeast.
Rep. Darrell E. Issa is on to something as are D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown and several of his colleagues.
John Edwards could be indicted within days in a federal investigation into whether the former presidential candidate illegally used money from some of his political backers to hide his extramarital affair and out-of-wedlock child, a person familiar with the case said Wednesday.
Federal prosecutors have completed a wide-ranging investigation into John Edwards' political dealings and could indict the two-time Democratic presidential candidate within days, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
The world price of crude oil has been on a roller coaster lately, gyrating above and below $100 a barrel. Several weeks ago, prices at the pump reached $5 a gallon in some places but seem to have settled down, at least temporarily, to less than $4 in many parts of the country. The elevated cost of gasoline - and of heating oil, aviation fuel and other energy products derived from "black gold" - understandably is a matter of great concern to most Americans.