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1 hr ago | American Reporter
Partisan politics paused for a breath in toss-up state Colorado Monday, as the Democratic presidential candidate and the Republican vice-presidential pick both sought to sooth Americans shocked Monday morning by news of Wall Street's steepest drop since the Sept.
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1 hr ago | American Thinker
Barack Obama has been a staunch supporter of defined benefit pensions for government employees, but his administration is now working on a plan to convert at least part of military retiree pensions from defined benefit payments to 401 -style defined contribution accounts.
4 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal
Residents were outraged in 2009 when about 11,000 untested rape kits were discovered abandoned in a Detroit police warehouse.
4 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
There is an expression in Spanish, Dime quienes son tus amigos y te dire quien eres , or "Tell me who your friends are, and I'll tell you who you are."
8 hrs ago | The Hill
According to Pew, "half of Millennials now describe themselves as political independents, and about 3 in 10 say they are not affiliated with any religion.
9 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care law.
13 hrs ago | Lucianne.com
The daughter of President Barack Obama's Chicago pastor helped steal $30,000 from a program intended to help train young African Americans for skilled jobs.
18 hrs ago | In These Times
The Chicago Teachers Union plans to take the energy of popular democracy that has served the union so well and bring it into the city's neighborhoods.
22 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
In a little-noticed outcome of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, jails and prisons across the country are beginning to sign up inmates for health insurance under the law, taking advantage of the expansion of Medicaid that allows states to extend coverage to single and childless adults - a major part of the prison population.
AURORA, Colo., July 30, 2008 -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain brought his trademark humor and down-home charm to Colorado for the second time in a week today, seeking to shore up support in this "battleground state."
Random observations on a Sunday afternoon, tied together thematically by Barack Obama's scoffing at people who "cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them"-a group that, in his mind, no doubt includes me.
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin suggested on Saturday that the United States should stop Russia's invasion of Ukraine with nukes, AFP reported.
A top aide to President Barack Obama who has managed much of his schedule, planned events and helped choose staff and appointments will leave the White House in early May, a White House official said on Saturday.
The weakest part of Barack Obama 's resume was always national defense. His was the life of a community organizer with stops at Harvard Law, a private law firm, the Illinois legislature and the U.S. Senate .
President Barack Obama says he's hearing from business owners across the country who are voluntarily paying their workers more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.
Let's think about this for a minute. If I had a dime for every time I heard that from a woman, I would probably have a dollar.
Apparently, in Mom's flowing black dress, according to federal prosecutors who have charged three members of an Illinois family with transporting stolen property across state lines.