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House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina is saying that he will not be voting for his party’s nominee for U.S. Senate because the candidate has been indicted on a felony charge.

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House Republicans Raking in Cash

Posted by Washington Post On August - 26 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

Top 50 House Races For 2010; 46 Of Them Are Held By Democrats

Posted by NPR Topics: Politics On August - 26 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
With so many House seats in play, it is difficult to reduce it to a Top 50 list.  But we're attempting it here.  And it is important to note that of the Top 50, 46 are currently held by the Democrats.

Italy: Explosion near anti-Mafia magistrate’s home (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 26 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
AP - A bombing in southern Italy has damaged the apartment house of a magistrate who investigates the 'ndrangheta crime syndicate.

Democrats privately fear House prospects worsening (Politico)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Politico - They say they are increasingly alarmed about economic and polling data in recent weeks.
That the housing market remains a complete disaster, common knowledge to most of us, appears to still be a secret to those in Washington.

Officials: CIA drones may target Yemen terrorists (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
AP - The White House, in an effort to turn up the heat against al-Qaida's branch in Yemen, is considering adding the CIA's armed Predator drones to the fight, two U.S. officials said Wednesday.

Dead heat race in ravaged Nev. district (Politico)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Politico - Republicans must win if they have any hope of winning a House majority in November.

Five Years After Katrina, New Orleanians Still Feel The Scars

Posted by Laura Bassett On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
For the past three years, Jean Chandler, 42, has been trying to figure out what to do with the six giant cedar wood doors piled...

Should Obama fire his economic team? (The Week)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
The Week - House Minority Leader John Boehner demanded mass firings in the West Wing. Would Obama be smart to listen?
In many ways it appears President Obama's victory and presence in the White House has actually caused a lot of people to get worse about their issues regarding so-called "race."

US President Barack Obama is to give a major speech to mark the end of American combat operations in Iraq on August 31, the White House said Tuesday.

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Business urges action to lift Cuba travel ban

Posted by admin On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

A top U.S. business group on Tuesday urged the House of Representatives to quickly approve a bill that chips away at the U.S. embargo on Cuba by ending decades of restrictions on travel to the island.

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When Barack Obama became our president, many of us bought into the idea that his victory signaled a “Post-Racial America,” or at least an America that was very much past the old way of dividing its citizens along racial and ethnic lines.

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John Boehner urges Obama to oust economic team

Posted by admin On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

The top Republican in the House of Representatives called on Tuesday for President Barack Obama to fire his economic team in a campaign-style speech meant to focus voters on the weak American economy.

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Vacationing Obama gets temp press secretary (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
AP - With a broad grin and aw-shucks approach, Bill Burton is a marked contrast with his boss, the always ready-for-battle White House press secretary Robert Gibbs.

Steven Weber: Burned

Posted by Steven Weber On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Okay, here's a heavy-handed analogy, followed by a brief quiz: So, some guys burn a house down. Then they walk away. Another guy comes along and wants to rebuild. Question: is the whole thing the new guy's fault?

Business urges action to lift Cuba travel ban (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - A top U.S. business group on Tuesday urged the House of Representatives to quickly approve a bill that chips away at the U.S. embargo on Cuba by ending decades of restrictions on travel to the island.

WH: No further comment from Obama on NYC mosque (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
AP - The White House says President Barack Obama will have no further comment on the mosque near Ground Zero in New York and the administration will not get involved in talks about relocating the controversial facility.

White House mulling "all options" on stem cells (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - The White House is reviewing all options for responding to a court ruling stopping federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

House GOP Candidates Lead With In-State Donors (CQPolitics.com)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
CQPolitics.com - Republican candidates for the House are doing better than Democrats at bringing in local dollars.

Gulf Finance House EC, the Bahrain- based investment bank, appointed Deutsche Bank AG as its restructuring adviser.

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NEW YORK — New York Rep. Charles Rangel has shot back at President Barack Obama’s recent comment that he “end his career with dignity.”

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Vice Presidet Joe Biden reacted with a bit of sniping sarcasm to House Minority Leader John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) suggestion on Tuesday that the president hit the reset button and fire his top two economic advisers.

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