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Quote: Obama Knows a Personal Attack When He Sees It

"I'm the death-panel-supporting, socialist, may-not-have-been-born-here president."

 

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 12:40pm

Palin's Crowds In on Romney's Spotlight

Sarah Palin says it's just a coincidence that she'll trample all over Mitt Romney's special day by making a big splash in New Hampshire on her quasi-campaign bus tour just as he's there announcing he's for real running for president. "I think that's exciting for him, that's great for him," Palin said.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 12:40pm

White House Counsel Resigns to Return to Campaign

White House Counsel Bob Bauer will resign at the end of June to focus on Obama’s reelection bid, the White House announced Thursday. Principal Deputy Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler will take over as the administration’s top lawyer.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 12:40pm

PHOTO: Meet MyPlate, the Replacement for the Food Pyramid

Take a look at what is replacing the venerable food pyramid.

 

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 11:40am

White House Counsel Bob Bauer Resigns to Return to Campaign

White House Counsel Bob Bauer will resign at the end of June to focus on Obama’s reelection bid, the White House announced today. Principal Deputy Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler will take over as the administration’s top lawyer.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 11:40am

Excerpts of Mitt Romney's Speech Declaring His Candidacy

Excerpts from a speech Mitt Romney is expected to give in New Hampshire declaring himself a candidate for president of the United States.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 11:40am

The Key to Passing a Budget: Magic Tricks

It's busy season for the smoke and mirror industry, observes Ben Sargent.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 11:40am

Boehner Wants a Debt Ceiling Deal Sooner Rather Than Later

House Speaker John Boehner wants a deal on raising the federal debt ceiling by the end of the month, surprising given that Congress was expected to delay raising the limit till the very last minute in August, just before recess. Boehner said Wednesday both he and President Obama want an agreement sooner rather than later, and his comments could help make that happen, The Hill's Bob Cusack and Molly K. Hooper report.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 11:40am

Pakistan Seen Readying to Cross Nuclear Threshold

Pakistan's test launch last month of a new short-range ballistic missile indicates the South Asian country is seriously readying to use its nuclear deterrent should war break out again with India.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 11:40am

Pentagon Details Plan for New Nuclear Bomber

The Defense Department has laid out preliminary plans for a fleet of next-generation nuclear bombers capable of carrying out long-range missions with or without onboard pilots.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 10:40am