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Obama Speaks About FBI Chief at Top Cop Award Presentation

President Obama on Thursday presented members of law enforcement with "top cop" honors and spoke about his decision to ask Congress to allow FBI Director Robert Mueller to remain in his job an extra two years.

Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 3:40pm

No Apologies for RomneyCare

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Thursday refused to apologize for enacting a health care plan that critics say mirrors the one President Obama passed last year, defiantly arguing that his state-based approach was different than the president’s and the right legislation for Massachusetts.

Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 3:40pm

Big Oil Takes Some Heat on the Hill

Senate Democrats used a Thursday hearing to pit Big Oil against American consumers, the deficit, and even patriotism itself. And Republicans used it to paint Democrats as out of touch on energy policy and American competitiveness.

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

Huckabee Backing Haridopolos in Florida Senate Race

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) has endorsed Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos (R) in the Florida Senate race.

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

Romney Calls for Repeal of Health Care Plan the President Says He Inspired

In a highly anticipated speech meant to deflect conservative criticism as he prepares to launch his presidential campaign, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Thursday demanded the repeal of the new federal health care law that some – including President Obama – have credited Romney with inspiring.

"Our plan was a state solution to a state problem and his plan was a federal power grab," Romney said.

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

Today's e-Reads, Updated: Can Flip Lovers Come out of Mourning Yet?

A cute camera for Flip-lovers

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

What Will Baker's Departure from FCC Mean for Comcast and Spectrum?

Now that FCC Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker is leaving for a job with Comcast/NBC Universal’s lobbying office, will she change her views on spectrum allocation -- or change the views of her employer?

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

Bernanke Testifies

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke listens during a hearing before Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday.

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

End Of An Era: Microsoft Case Comes To Official Close

The biggest antitrust case of the digital age comes to an official end Thursday in the United States with the expiration of the final judgment in the antitrust case against Microsoft.

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

Trumpdate: Let's Not Talk About the Birther Thing

Why do so many people love to hate Donald Trump? Is it because he is so rich, so successful, so good at his "deals"? Depends on who you ask. Ask a dedicated Trump hater, and he or she will say no. But ask Donald Trump, and he will loudly say yes. The Donald took his pity party up to New Hampshire, Wednesday, and he didn't take his birtherism with him. This is Trumpdate.

Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 1:40pm