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  • la-blank-file-test-2

    Their bond faced strenuous tests during their journey from the Arkansas governor's mansion to the White House. With the stress and legal hassles of the Whitewater, Monica Lewinsky and impeachment cases, many voters openly wondered whether the couple would...
  • What's the message when Obama sticks to public schedule during a crisis?

    WASHINGTON Just after a passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine, President Barack Obama flew to Delaware to have a burger and fries at the popular Charcoal Pit restaurant and then to New York to attend a pair of private political events. Obama spoke for...
  • Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine
    President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an "outrage of unspeakable proportions" but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy. A...
  • U.S. drugmaker AbbVie finally wins Dublin's Shire with $55 billion deal

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc bought Dublin-based Shire Plc on Friday in a 32 billion pound ($54.7 billion) deal that will allow it to slash its tax bill by relocating to Britain. The London-listed company, which makes expensive...
  • Highway Funding A Total Embarrassment

    The band-aid fix that the U.S. House of Representatives has applied to the dwindling federal highway trust fund is a disappointment and an embarrassment. The fund, largely supported by the federal gas tax, is nearly broke, in large part because the 18....
  • Rand Paul to speak in San Francisco as GOP courts Silicon Valley

    Rand Paul to speak in San Francisco as GOP courts Silicon Valley
    Hundreds of conservative and libertarian political operatives and techies are gathering this weekend in the heart of liberal California to try to bridge the digital disadvantage that dogged the GOP's presidential candidates in the last two White House...
  • Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction

    Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction
    Federal prosecutors said in a court filing today that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving campaign contributions should have no bearing on former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s appeal of his corruption conviction and 14-year sentence. The...
  • Republican gaining on Democrat in Massachusetts governor's race: poll

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A Republican former hospital executive has pulled into a statistical tie with Massachusetts' Democratic attorney general in the race to be the state's next governor, according to a Boston Globe poll released on Friday. The poll...
  • As Elizabeth Warren speaks in Detroit, 'Ready for Warren' gears up

    Elizabeth Warren has been crystal clear about her plans. The Massachusetts senator says she is not running for president in 2016, and she hopes that Hillary Rodham Clinton will. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t thousands of liberal fans...
  • The Get Obama show goes on

    WASHINGTON -- It's beginning to seem like the longest running off-Broadway show, the Republican effort to end the Obama presidency prematurely. The latest act was staged the other day before the House Rules Committee. It was considering House Speaker...
  • Downing of airliner seen as pivotal moment in Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine could be a turning point for the Ukraine crisis, if it convinces reluctant Europeans to get behind tougher "sectoral" sanctions long-sought by U.S. President Barack Obama....