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  • Obama 'Willing to Compromise a Little' on Fiscal Cliff

    Obama 'Willing to Compromise a Little' on Fiscal Cliff
    Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American. Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
  • Commentary: Reagan was always for starving the beast

    Ronald Reagan understood that Congress is in the business of growing the size of government. Raising taxes to supposedly cut government deficits is the scam that politicians use to increase their ability to borrow more money to spend. As President Reagan...
  • Ceremonies, reflection mark 9/11 remembrance

    Ceremonies, reflection mark 9/11 remembrance
    Amid solemn commemorations on Tuesday's 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama and other leaders emphasized how America has emerged stronger from the devastation that killed more than 2,900 people and forever changed the...
  • Actress Ashley Judd announces she will not run for U.S. Senate seat in 2014

    Actress Ashley Judd announces she will not run for U.S. Senate seat in 2014
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Actress Ashley Judd says she won't run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. Judd made the announcement in a Twitter message late Wednesday afternoon. Judd had hinted last week that she was...
  • The just-vote-no crowd

    The just-vote-no crowd
    WASHINGTON -- A debt crisis is a terrible thing to waste in a presidential election season, and Democrats and Republicans alike are responding on cue. The news Saturday night that Republicans won't support a $4 trillion deficit reduction plan was a...
  • Factbox: Supreme Court's lengthiest oral arguments

    Factbox: Supreme Court's lengthiest oral arguments
    (Reuters) - The Supreme Court has slated 5 1/2 hours for oral arguments early next year as it decides the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, the centerpiece of his legislative agenda. While this is longer than the...
  • Kirk releases 2nd video to show progress of recovery

    Kirk releases 2nd video to show progress of recovery
    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk released a campaign-style video Sunday showing what he called the "very encouraging" progress he has made in his rehabilitation after suffering a stroke in January. But the Illinois Republican gave no timetable for his return to full...
  • House approves payroll tax cut extension, with strings attached

    House approves payroll tax cut extension, with strings attached
    A payroll tax cut package engineered by House Speaker John A. Boehner was overwhelmingly approved by Republicans despite a veto threat from President Obama, escalating a year-end showdown over extending the benefit for 160 million American workers....
  • John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi talk to ABC’s ‘This Week’

     
    CNN's "State of the Union" welcomes Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, for a discussion about politics, jobs and the economy. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. Other guests are David Axelrod, senior strategist for...
  • Guest list: Keith Olbermann, Ted Kennedy’s widow on ‘This Week’

     
    Chief of Staff Lew will be a guest on CNN's "State of the Union," which starts at 9 a.m. and noon. Other guests are Carly Fiorina, vice chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich....
  • New brinkmanship in fight over payroll tax cut extension

    New brinkmanship in fight over payroll tax cut extension
    The hard-fought politics of approving President Obama's payroll tax break erupted on full display Tuesday when Democrats stalled a must-pass spending bill needed to keep the government running as negotiations with Republicans have floundered over a...
  • Frank Deford, Doris Kearns Goodwin talk baseball on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    NBC's "Meet the Press" will be preempted for coverage of the Tour de France....