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A Week Out In Iowa, Most Republican Presidential Candidates Are All In

Let the buses roll. A week before Iowa caucus-goers start the 2012 Republican presidential nominating contest, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, […]

Reports: Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson Won’t Seek Re-Election

The race for control of the Senate just got even more interesting with word from several news outlets that Sen. […]

Congress Really Is As Bad As You Think, Scholars Say

Congressional approval ratings are on the rocks, hovering in or near single digits for the first time since pollsters started […]

Remembering Those Who Left Us In 2011

Nothing, many will agree, seems to be working in Washington these days. The degree of acrimony between the Democrats and […]

Paul Disavows Newsletters, But In ’95 Video He Seems To Claim Credit

Ron Paul’s struggles to distance himself from some decades-old controversial newsletters got a bit tougher over the holiday weekend. On […]

Boehner’s 2012 Challenges Highlighted By Payroll Tax Misstep

When the histories of the current 111th Congress are finally written, maybe it all will become clear. But for right […]

Senator Finds Government-Funded Food Waste Far Beyond The Compost Bin

As Eater reported this week, some politicians believe this country is awash in food waste. But this isn’t the stuff […]

In Iowa, Gingrich Evokes Reagan’s ’11th Commandment’; Plans Final Push

Newt Gingrich campaigned across Iowa this week to mostly big crowds. And he is planning a 44-stop bus tour that […]

As Gingrich Stumps In Iowa, His Style Evolves

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s campaign has been down and then up this year. His top staffers resigned en masse […]

Future Dim For 100-Watt Bulb, Despite Congress’ Stall

The trillion-dollar budget bill that Congress passed last weekend includes plenty of non-spending provisions tucked into it. One of these […]

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