Federal Government

Senator McConnell extends second Capitol Hill invitation to Obama

July 5, 2011

[expand title=Read More]  Source ”   Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor Tuesday to again invite President Barack Obama to the Hill to hash out a deal on the debt ceiling debate. McConnell made the same request last Thursday, but the White House brushed off the invite. “I think the best way to solve this impasse is [...]

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Ron Paul targets the TSA with American Traveler Dignity Act

July 4, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   In the wake of last week’s demise of the effort on behalf of Texas lawmakers to criminalize TSA transgressions, Congressman Ron Paul has taken up the cause, once again proving he is the only serious presidential candidate when it comes to protecting the liberties of Americans. Paul announced today, on Independence [...]

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Republicans warn White House against “last minute” budget deal

July 4, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Top Senate Republicans Sunday said they are concerned that Congress will be presented with a last-minute budget deal and cautioned the White House to give lawmakers enough time to review any final legislative package. “I’m really worried about it–and we’re not going to rubber-stamp something sent down from the White House,” Sen. [...]

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Senator Cornyn (TX): Republicans may accept “mini deal” on Debt Ceiling

July 4, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “The idea may delay politically difficult decisions if it’s structured to postpone action on a larger package of spending cuts or revenue increases until after the 2012 election cycle, an analyst said. “What we’ve been calling for is to have a down payment that’s as big as possible,” Marc Goldwein, former associate [...]

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Pressure for Energy Conservation may make Secretary Panetta first “Green” Defense Dept Secretary

July 2, 2011

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Secretary Clinton calls upon Gaddafi to step down

July 2, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state has said Muammar Gaddaf should resign instead of issuing threats after the Libyan leader threatened on to attack European “homes, offices and families” unless Nato stopped bombing his country. “Gaddafi should put the well-being and the interests of his own people first and he should step [...]

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Treasury Secretary Geithner not likely to resign before 2012 Election

July 1, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source Rumors have recently circulated of Secretary Geithner’s resignation considerations from the Treasury Department post he has held since Obama came into the White House. However, these rumors are ill-considered and unlikely. It is both politically and practically inopportune for Geithner to resign his post before the 2012 election. Any confirmation hearing for [...]

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White House to pay out $37 Million in Salaries for 2011

July 1, 2011

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Two Election Law Experts: Obama White House Raffle Video illegal

July 1, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “A video of President Barack Obama filmed in the White House and included in a fundraising e-mail sent to supporters is not legal, two election law experts told CNSNews.com. The video was included in an e-mail sent to supporters of President Obama promoting a fundraising drive that offered participants a chance to [...]

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U.S. Government, FDA not doing well enough for smokers’ lung care

June 30, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   A panel advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted against approval to use an extremely popular but pricey cancer drug to treat breast cancer. While the FDA denies cost is a factor in its decisions, some conservative critics of the FDA say the agency is making life-or-death decisions for patients based [...]

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Justice Department launches criminal probe into CIA Interrogators

June 30, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   The Justice Department is moving forward with criminal investigations relating to CIA interrogations of two detainees who died in the agency’s custody. The decision is the result of a nearly two-year preliminary review into the Bush-era interrogations by prosecutor John Durham, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday In a statement, Holder said [...]

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Obama incites Class Warfare rhetoric on Debt Ceiling Debate: “It’s Kids vs Corporate Jets”

June 29, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “If President Obama’s news conference accomplished anything on Wednesday afternoon, it underscored, in striking tones, his strategy for winning the debt ceiling fight with Republicans: Make it a clash of classes. Rich versus Poor. Us versus Them. Those who support children, food safety, medical research and, presumably, puppies and apple pie versus the rich fat cats who [...]

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Google Executive Chairman Schmidt not fazed by antitrust probes

June 27, 2011

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