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A Beshear Boomlet

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) holds a commanding lead over his Republican opponent David Williams, according to a new poll released late Thursday, and holds a favorability rating among the highest of any governor.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

Lieberman Proposes Plan to Save Medicare

Sen. Joseph Lieberman says that the partisanship over Medicare has gotten so bad that “it is enough to make you want to become an independent.” Since he is registered as one, the senator from Connecticut believes he is in a good position to come up with a solution, which he outlined in the Washington Post today.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

With Mass Exodus, Gingrich's Longshot Campaign Becomes a Sideshow

Most people thought it would end badly. But nobody knew it would happen this early.

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 9:40am

Stock Rising: Bachmann and Perry

Two potential Republican presidential hopefuls are on the rise. What makes them a threat to front-runners? Watch to find out.

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 6:40pm

Media Outlets Consider Next Steps on Bin Laden FOIA Requests

The U.S. government has missed its legal deadline to respond to Freedom of Information Act requests for the photos and videos taken during the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan.

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 6:40pm

White House Denies Report Clinton Is Talking to World Bank

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is not in talks to move to the World Bank, a White House spokesman said Thursday.

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 6:40pm

Poll: Weiner's Constituents Don't Think He Should Resign

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 6:40pm

Reuters Reports Hillary Clinton Wants World Bank Presidency

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in talks to become the president of the World Bank, Reuters's Lesley Wroughton reports. Clinton's spokesman Philippe Reines offered a denial to Reuters and has been offering strong quotes to other outlets. He told NBC, "It's 100% untrue, Reuters is wrong.

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 6:40pm

News Organizations to Readers: Help Us Read Palin's Emails!

A few news orginazations are offering readers the chance to team up with reporters to dig through the cache of Sarah Palin emails due to be released Friday morning. We counted at least three collaborative reporting efforts hosted by major news organizations that crowdsource the frighteningly time-consuming effort to read the 24,199 pages of documents. With varying levels of exclusivity and involvement in the pro-am reporting process, there's something for everybody.

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 6:40pm

FCC Says Internet Not Providing Revenue For News Outlets

Online advertising is nowhere near to providing media outlets the revenue they need, according to a report released Thursday from the Federal Communications Commission.

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 6:40pm