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Customers to Get Warning When They Exceed Minutes

Cell phone customers will get warnings when they are about to go over their monthly limits on cell phone calls and texts under an agreement to be announced Monday by the The Federal Communications Commission and major wireless carriers, the Washington Post reported Saturday.

Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 2:40pm

Cain Raises $2.8 Million During Third Quarter

Herman Cain raised $2,813,341.52 during the third fundraising quarter, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.

The Cain campaign spent $1,967,152 during the quarter, which runs from July 1 to Sept. 30. The race's new frontrunner has $1,333,778.56 in the bank. The campaign is $675,000 in debt.

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Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 12:40pm

Perry Raises $17.2 Million During Third Quarter

Texas Gov. Rick Perry raised $17,200,232.07 in the third quarter, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.

Perry's campaign spent $2,121,816.85 during the quarter, which runs from July 1 to Sept. 30. As of Sept. 30, the campaign has $15,078,415.22 in the bank and is $339,119.73 in debt.

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Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 12:40pm

'Occupy Wall Street' Movement Goes Global -- PICTURES

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Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 12:40pm

Paul Hauls in $8.3 Million

Ron Paul's presidential campaign raised a whopping $8,268,499.92 during the third fundraising quarter, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.

Paul's campaign spent $7,559,908.76 during the third quarter, which runs from July 1 to Sept. 30. As of Sept. 30, the campaign has $3,674,768.16 in the bank and does not have any debt.

Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 11:40am

Santorum's Campaign Low on Cash

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum's presidential campaign spent more than it raised during the third quarter and is low on cash, according to figures released late Friday.

Santorum's campaign raised $704,199.37 and spent $743,757.29 between July 1 and Sept. 30, according to documents the campaign filed with the Federal Election Commission. The campaign has $189,556.94 in the bank as of Sept. 30 and is $71,866.19 in debt.

Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 8:40am

Washington Week Round Table: What's Next for the American Jobs Act?

As the GOP candidates debate economics, President Obama promotes his jobs plan. But with its defeat in the Senate, what’s next? Also, the strange story of an assassination plot against a Saudi Ambassador involving Iran and a Mexican drug cartel. Joining Gwen: Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Michael Duffy, TIME; Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics; James Kitfield, National Journal.

Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 8:40am

Cain Says He Might Join Boycott of Nevada Caucuses

WAVERLY, Tenn.—Herman Cain on Friday became the latest Republican presidential candidate to threaten to boycott the Nevada caucuses if the state doesn’t move its planned Jan. 14 date for the contest.

Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 12:40am

Report: Senior Iranian Commander Linked to Alleged Plot to Kill Saudi Ambassador

The cousin of the man charged with plotting to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States is Abdul Reza Shahlai, a senior commander in Iran's Quds Force, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Posted: Friday, October 14, 2011 - 11:40pm

Bachmann questions U.S. involvement in hunt for African accused of child kidnapping, rape

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann on Friday questioned President Obama’s decision to provide U.S. forces to help hunt down a central African terrorist accused of kidnapping, raping and killing thousands in the region.

“I do not know enough about it to comment on it,” Bachmann said at a town hall meeting here. But she went on to add “When it comes to sending our brave men and women into foreign nations, we will have to first demonstrate a vital American national interest.”

Posted: Friday, October 14, 2011 - 10:40pm