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Mitt zeroes in on Obama as big spender at Hudson, NH stop

By Michael Carl HUDSON, N.H.-With less than 12 hours until the first votes are cast in the New Hampshire primary, the candidates are making their case. With a comfortable lead in most pre-vote polls, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney spoke at a Hudson, NH factory and talked up the fact that according news reports, economists say […]

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Obama Speaks With Iowans On Caucus Night

President Barack Obama spoke with Iowa supporters via video Tuesday evening to mark the state’s caucus night. The transcript of the exchange is below:   Hello, Iowa! How are you guys?  I miss you all.  And I understand that it’s actually warmer tonight than it was four years ago, which means, I’m sure, great turnout […]

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U.S. Ambassador To Return To Syria

Press Secretary Jay Carney announced on Tuesday that US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford will be returning to Damascus. “His return demonstrates our continued solidarity with the Syrian people and the value we place on Ford’s efforts to engage Syrians on their efforts to achieve a peaceful and democratic transition,” Carney said in a statement. […]

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Poll: Public Wants Payroll Tax Cut

According to a recent United Technologies/ National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, the majority of Americans support President Obama’s efforts to extend the payroll tax cut, even if such an extension could potentially increase the federal budget deficit. The poll shows that 58 percent of Americans believe Congress should extend the tax cut while only 32 […]

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Ex-VP Quayle To Endorse Romney

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will pick up a key endorsement Tuesday from former Vice President Dan Quayle. Romney, whose seen his numbers in recent polls skid with the emergence of Newt Gingrich, could not have picked a better time to pick up as influential an endorsement as Quayle. Quayle, who served as vice president […]

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Activists Prepare To “Take Back The Capitol”

By Janie Amaya Local activists began preparations Monday for three days of protests in the nation’s Capitol. OurDC, a Washington-based nonprofit, is organizing the protests in hopes of drawing attention to unemployment within the district and beyond. “I’m hoping [Congress] will see the multitude of people that are unemployed. And I’m hoping that it will […]

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FAA Chief Charged With Drunk Driving

UPDATE: FAA head Randy Babbitt has been placed on leave after his DWI arrest according to a statement released by the Department of Transportation. Deputy administrator Michael Huerta will serve as acting FAA leader Story updated by Mike Hothi at 2:55p.m. EST… WASHINGTON — At least he wasn’t flying a plane. Randolph “Randy” Babbitt, the […]

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White House Reuniting With Rahm Emanuel For Faith Based Conference

By Tim Young The White is hosting faith-based conference tomorrow with the administration’s former Chief of Staff, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The conference, entitled, “Connecting Communities for the Common Good,” is part of a series of regional conferences put on by the White House’s Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships aimed at promoting conversation over how […]

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OWS: Gingrich “Rolling Around In Dirty Money”

Occupy Wall Street is taking aim at Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich after the former Speaker of the House publicly advised the demonstrators to “get a job, right after you take a bath” during a GOP forum Saturday. “It is Gingrich who is truly filthy from rolling around in dirty money,” a statement from the OWS […]

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Georgia Gun Owners Take Aim At Gingrich

By Mike Hothi Grassroots guns rights groups in Georgia blasted GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich today for supporting gun control laws during his time as Speaker of the House. In a statement Monday, the group stated “Georgia Gun Owners know Newt’s history of gun control. He represented parts of our state for 20 years. He’s […]

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Counter-Terror Training Camp Built By US In Libya Captured By…Terrorists

U.S. special forces built Base 27 with the hope of training up to 100 Libyan troops who could assist with future American operations in the country.

Iraq And Afghanistan Vets To Be Honored In D.C.

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The names of all those who have died in battle since 9/11 will be read aloud at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on May 24.

The Flat-Earth Society Has Arisen Again

Can you imagine what the reaction would be if all four Republican candidates for North Carolina’s senate seat said the sun revolves around the earth?

Hagel Notifies Egypt Of Military Aid, US Certification

This is a relaxation of a partial suspension of aid imposed by the US government after Egypt’s military ousted President Mohamed Mursi cracked down violently on protesters.

Vice News Correspondent Captured By Russian Militants In Ukraine

Simon Ostrovsky was reporting from the eastern city of Sloviansk when he was seized by pro-Russian separatists.

Georgia Governor Approves Gun Rights Bill

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Georgia Gov. Deal called the bill “a great day to affirm our liberties” and said that the bill expands the ability for families to defends themselves.