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Rush Limbaugh 'Gushes' About Obama

Radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh offered unusual "praise" for President Obama on Monday for his role in the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 3:40pm

The Obama-Osama Rhyme Now Works in the President's Favor

With just one letter difference between "Osama" and "Obama," confusing the names of the President and the United States's sworn enemy is easy if unfortunate to make.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Live: White House Press Briefing on bin Laden's Death

The press briefing was scheduled to begin at 1:45 p.m. and should begin shortly. Stay tuned for updates on the death of Osama bin Laden. "It's a packed house," reports CNN. Reporters are anxious to hear more about the DNA test identifying bin Laden. Carney introduced John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

The GOP Presidential Field Keeps an Even Lower Profile

The hosts of the first Republican primary debate, slated for Thursday, were already having a hard time wrangling participants before the death of Osama bin Laden promised to put the candidates in the tricky position of attacking President Obama in a moment of national triumph.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Nixon Has His Cake With Redistricting Veto

Over the weekend, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) vetoed Republicans' partisan redistricting map that axes the district of Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-Mo.). But Nixon did it in a way that makes it unlikely his veto will hold up. Democrats involved with redistricting are livid with the governor, who has positioned himself as a centrist and faces reelection in 2012.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Osama Bin Laden's Low-Tech Lifestyle Finally Caught Up with Him

For years, the most sophisticated satellites, smart bombs and electronic monitoring equipment couldn’t find Osama bin Laden, but ultimately the al-Qaida leader's bid to disconnect himself from technology may have been his downfall.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Americans Split On Obama In Pre-Bin Laden Polling

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

In Death, Mythology of Bin Laden Falls Apart

Osama bin Laden is hiding in a cave in Pakistan’s lawless tribal regions, far from any major cities.  He is guarded by specially chosen bodyguards instructed to shoot the militant leader to ensure he isn’t captured or killed by U.S. forces.  After nearly a decade of successfully evading the CIA operatives and military commandos charged with finding him, he is unlikely to ever be found by American counterterror forces.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Obama: 'This is a Good Day for America'

A ceremony to award posthumous Medals of Honor to two soldiers who served in the Korean War provided a fitting background for President Obama to reflect on the bravery of U.S. troops and the patriotism of Americans who gathered to celebrate the news that U.S. forces had killed Osama bin Laden.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Obama: It's a Good Day for America

President Obama on Monday remarked on Osama bin Laden's death at the start of a Medal of Honor ceremony.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40pm