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Obama Birth Certificate Signed by Trump Now Going for $1,525 on Ebay

Would you like a copy of Barack Obama's birth certificate signed by Donald Trump? For the low, low price of $1,525 this coveted collectors item could be yours. But this offer is only available for a limited time. You currently have 3 hours, 28 minutes and 47 seconds to get on Ebay and make your bid! The clock is ticking.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 1:40pm

Previewing The West Virginia Special Gubernatorial Primary

West Virginia's special gubernatorial election has been a largely sleepy three-month sprint that turned nasty in the closing days. Both party primaries feature large fields. Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is favored in the Democratic race while on the Republican side former Secretary of State Betty Ireland is trying to fend off a push by businessman Bill Maloney.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 1:40pm

Kohl Departure Is Another Blow to Democratic Hopes of Senate Control

Kohl departure is another blow to Democratic hopes of Senate control.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 1:40pm

Official: Bin Laden's Wives Hostile in U.S. Meetings

Press secretary Jay Carney confirmed at a press gaggle with reporters on Friday that U.S. officials have had access to Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s widows who were captured during a raid on his compound earlier this month.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 1:40pm

Reports: Obama's Mideast Envoy George Mitchell Resigning

George Mitchell, the White House's special envoy to the Middle East, will resign on Friday, according to media reports.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

Carney: U.S. Officials Have Had Access to Bin Laden's Wives

Press secretary Jay Carney confirmed at a press gaggle with reporters on Friday that U.S. officials have had access to Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s widows who were captured during a raid on his compound earlier this month.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

Report: Social Security, Medicare Funds Running Out Sooner Than Expected

The country's two marquee social insurance programs, Social Security and Medicare, face worsening fiscal conditions driven by near-term economic challenges and long-term trends of population aging and health care costs, according to the annual report released by the two entitlements' board of trustees.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

PICTURES: And Now, the Situation Room with Just Women

In a new parody photo, figures are once again cropped out of the Situation Room picture taken during the bin Laden raid. But this time, it's not the women who are missing.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

Obama to Deliver Major Address on Middle East and North Africa

President Obama will deliver a major speech on the Middle East and North Africa next Thursday at the State Department, White House press secretary Jay Carney told a gaggle of reporters on Friday.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm

Hoyer Urges Colleges to Inform Students on Health Reform

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer is pushing for colleges in his district to add courses in health care reform to their curriculum.

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:40pm