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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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Trump To Moderate GOP Presidential Debate

Real-estate mogul and reality TV host Donald Trump has worked his way back into the political arena by teaming up with Newsmax, the conservative magazine and news website, to moderate a Dec. 27 GOP presidential debate in Des Moines, Iowa.  “Our readers and the grass roots really love Trump,” said Newsmax Media chief executive Chris […]

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White House Acknowledges Shrinking Workforce

The White House is fully aware that a sharp drop in the total labor force is largely to credit for the fact that the nation’s unemployment rate has fallen below 9 percent. In a blog post, White House Council of Economic Advisors Chairman Alan Krueger noted that “about half of the drop in unemployment in […]

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Obama Annoyed By Senate Failure To Extend Tax Cuts

President Obama released the following statement in response to the Senate voting to reject a pair of bills aimed at preserving a payroll tax holiday for businesses and their employees: “Tonight, Senate Republicans chose to raise taxes on nearly 160 million hardworking Americans because they refused to ask a few hundred thousand millionaires and billionaires […]

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Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac CEOs Grilled Over Questionable Spending

By Lisa Kellman The heads of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac testified before a frustrated House panel Thursday. Edward DeMarco, the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Charles Haldeman, the CEO of Freddie Mac, and Michael Williams, the CEO of Fannie Mae were asked by the House Financial Services Committee to justify some of […]

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Occupy DC Plans To Crash Dem Party

Occupy DC is planning to crash a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraising reception Thursday evening. “This elitist event is indicative of how the Democrats represent a major part of our government’s failure to represent 99% of its citizenry,” a statement from the movement reads. “The party is part and parcel of a government in which […]

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Poll: Americans Blame Congressional Inaction For Poor Economy

By Tim Young According to a new poll from the centrist organization No Labels, 94 percent of Americans say that Congress’ inaction, including the failure of the Super Committee, is harming the economy. “Nine out of 10 citizens blame Congress for the most pressing problems Americans are facing,” said No Labels Co-Founder Bill Galston. “We saw […]

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Tuesday, December 1

● How government wastes taxpayer funds

● Lawsuit claims Nestlé water permit expired

● Scientists’ group derides restaurateurs

● Salad mix: carrots, cucumbers, weed and coke

● Soda drink taken off kids’ menu

● Air pollution poses risk to diabetic women

Ryan Invites Obama To Deliver Final State Of The Union On Jan. 12

Photo/The White House

“As we look ahead to the new year, we have both an opportunity and an obligation to find common ground to advance the nation’s interests at home and abroad,” Ryan wrote in a letter to Obama Monday.

Fewer Americans Say Gov Should Do More On Climate Change

While 63% view climate change as a serious threat, only 47 percent believe the government should be more active in combating the phenomenon.

Sanders To Receive Surgery For Hernia

Sanders is expected to resume his Senate duties on Tuesday.

Obama at Climate Talks: ‘Let’s Get to Work!’

President Obama addresses the COP21 Paris Climate Summit. November 30, 2015.

Negotiators in Paris are expected to sign a comprehensive climate change treaty by December 11th.

The World in 2:00 – November 30, 2015

The World in 2:00

President Obama attends pivotal U.N. climate talks in Paris and the E.U. will pay Turkey to tighten its borders in the hope of reducing refugee flows.