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Webb warns Obama on taking action in Copenhagen

Looks like a fellow Democrat has concern with the president's handling of the the cap and trade issue upon Mr. Obama's trip to Copenhagen. Senator Jim Webb (D - Va.) wrote to the administration last week warning President Obama that the White House does not have unilateral power to commit the United States to any standards agreed upon at the upcoming climate change conference in Denmark.

McCain remains mum on Navy SEALS court-martial

 It looks like our military members may need to start lawyering up before they go into battle. As the war on terror transforms into further legal courtroom battles. The Washington Times editorial page describes the latest outrage.

Video: Secretary Duncan belittles DC Voucher program

Education Secretary Arne Duncan denied any lobbying effort has been afoot over the pending legislation known as the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA). Secretary Duncan responded to The Washington Times's question about violating the 2009 Omnibus Act, by asking others to lobby on behalf of the pending student loan legislation.

Off the beaten path online: Lincoln's Health Care Delay a 'Ruse'

Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Blanche Lincoln's health care delay is a ruse, the three main television news networks refuse to cover "Climate Gate;" however, Boston's media's coverage about the climate gate emails were buried in the pages of The Boston Globe.