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  • Brand X Files: Reporters mock Sarah Palin, dictator's cribs, Vince Neil arrested on DUI charge

     
    Reporters caught on hot mic slamming Sarah Palin: Another chance for snowbilly martyrdom! Alert the lamestream media! (Mediaite) Sen. Robert Byrd dead at 92; West Virginia lawmaker was the longest serving member of Congress in history: Senator used his...
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: Afghanistan remains a key topic

     
    SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, the Middle East, the economy, the World Cup, Chelsea's wedding: President Bill Clinton. 3 p.m. CNN Larry King Live 6 and 9 p.m. CNN McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY......
  • June in animal news: Five questions with Humane Society of the United States leader Wayne Pacelle

     
    We're asking leaders in the animal protection movement to give us their insights into current issues affecting animals. Here, Humane Society of the United States president and chief executive Wayne Pacelle shares his take on the month of June in......
  • Brand X Files: What socialists think of Obama. Leprechaun causes problems. Another racist Mel Gibson rant?

     
    Is Obama really a socialist? Some say so, but where's the evidence? Co-chair of the Socialist Party USA says, "I am not even sure he's a liberal. I call him a hedge fund Democrat." (Yahoo) Spider senses: Seven reasons why Andrew Garfield might surprise as...
  • Weekly remarks: Saxby Chambliss on 'reckless' Democratic debts; Obama on the jobs hole

     
    The U.S. must now borrow 43 cents of every dollar spent....
  • Manchin seeks Senate vote this fall

     
    by Mike Memoli West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin (D) said this morning he would strongly consider running in a special election to replace the late Sen. Robert Byrd, one he would like to see occur this November. Speaking with reporters......
  • WV Atty. Gen. clears way for special election

     
    by Mike Memoli One day after Gov. Joe Manchin (D) sought his opinion on the state's Senate succession law, West Virginia's attorney general said that the governor is authorized to call for a special election to fill the seat once......
  • Manchin takes NGA gavel as he readies Senate run

     
    by Mike Memoli BOSTON -- As Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas handed the chairman's gavel to Joe Manchin of West Virginia to close the National Governors Association gathering here Sunday, one fact conspicuously went unmentioned. If Manchin runs for and wins......
  • Brown voting for financial reform bill

     
    by Michael Muskal Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown said on Monday that he will support the financial regulation overhaul, becoming one of the Republicans needed to moved one of the Obama administration's key pieces of legislation into law. Brown had...
  • Manchin to name Byrd successor Friday

     
    by Mike Memoli More than two weeks after the death of Sen. Robert Byrd (D), Senate Democrats will soon have their 59th vote again. West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin (D) will name Byrd's appointed successor at the state capitol in......
  • Obama pressures Senate to extend unemployment benefits

     
    By Bill GibsonĀ  Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate this week appears likely to approve another extension of the law that provides extra unemployment benefits, which would come as relief to millions of the jobless nationwide and tens of....