Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
Obama win could cost Romney $5M in personal taxes WASHINGTON -- To see where the presidential candidates stand on taxing the rich, just look at how they'd tax themselves. Under his own proposal, Mitt Romney would pay half what he would under President Barack Obama's tax plan. For a man of Romney's means ... 06/4/2012 - 5:22 pm | View Link
Obama win could cost Romney $5M in personal taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — To see where the presidential candidates stand on taxing the rich, just look at how they'd tax themselves. Under his own proposal, Mitt Romney would pay half what he would under President Barack Obama's tax plan. For a man of Romney's ... 06/4/2012 - 5:22 am | View Link
Obama win could cost Romney $5M in personal taxes They could expect savings under Romney, depending on which tax breaks the former Massachusetts governor decides to oppose. Whether they go up or down, the candidates' personal tax bills ... That could cost Romney more than $800,000. None of this would ... 06/4/2012 - 3:47 am | View Link
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By the time Congress limped out of town last week, one of its last acts was to honor the 100th anniversary of the extinction of passenger pigeons.
In between were mostly modest achievements that were overshadowed by partisan gridlock, investigations and sharp clashes capped by a partial government shutdown.
Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin (R) CREDIT: Screenshot A Missouri lawmaker who filed a bill requiring women seeking abortions to obtain notarized consent from the man who impregnated them defended the measure in an interview with 41 Action News on Thursday. “It took two to come together and create a child, and right now the way it is the woman gets the full say and the father gets no say, and I think that that needs to change,” Brattin said.
“Six years after President George W. Bush began the auto bailout, the Obama administration on Friday declared a profitable end to the sweeping federal interventions in Wall Street and Detroit, saying a final sale of stock from General Motors’ former finance arm had closed a turbulent chapter of the financial crisis, the New York Times reports.
“The government actions, initially seen as necessary in Washington and on Wall Street to prevent a collapse of the economy on the order of the Great Depression, agitated the political world, helping give rise to the Tea Party movement on the right and the Occupy Wall Street movement on the left.”
“In all, through TARP and other efforts, taxpayers injected $426.35 billion into banks and auto companies.
Fox News host Greg Gutfeld said on Friday that comedian Stephen Colbert should pay Fox News for all of the years that their “gaffes” inspired him. Gutfeld and the rest of the cast of Fox’s The Five were discussing Colbert’s epic send-off from Thursday night, in which he and a