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Davis Hits Both Corwin And Hochul In TV Ad

As the three-way, special election in New York's 26th District continues to tighten, independent candidate Jack Davis, who is running as a Tea Party candidate, has launched a new television ad targeting both his Democratic and Republican rivals.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 8:40pm

Today's e-Reads Updated: How Valuable Is Personal Information?

Is your personal information the "new oil"?

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 8:40pm

Why We Mix Up 'Osama' and 'Obama': A Linguistic Reason

From The New York Times, to Fox News to your very own dinner table, people across the country and across the ideological spectrum have been making the Osama/Obama mistake: accidentally saying "Obama" instead of "Osama." At first it was confusing—receiving a text message on Sunday night that read "Obama is dead!" elicited a reaction very different from the alternative. But now it's just a big, embarrassing joke.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 8:40pm

Lawmaker Proposes Federal Hiring Freeze

A House lawmaker is seeking a freeze on federal hiring until the government eliminates its deficit.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 3:40pm

PICTURES: First Mothers

In her White House profile, first lady Michelle Obama describes herself foremost as the mother of Sasha and Malia. Beyond their roles as philanthropists and supporters of their husbands’ careers, first ladies throughout history have had the responsibility to be model mothers to America. In honor of Mother’s Day, we review some of the most memorable moments from first mothers in the White House.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 3:40pm

Gingrich Taps Johnson To Manage Campaign

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) has tapped Rob Johnson to manage his presidential campaign, Gingrich spokesman Rick Tyler has confirmed to Hotline On Call. Johnson most recently ran Texas Gov. Rick Perry's (R) successful 2010 re-election effort.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 3:40pm

PICTURES: Top Photo of the Day

Every day, we bring you the top photo of the day. Here is a collection of these photos.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 3:40pm

Rockstar

President Obama waves to visitors as he walks towards the Marine One for a departure on the South Lawn of the White House on Friday.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 2:40pm

All Dressed Up And No Place To Debate

Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer (R) reminds us that if you don't make it to the party, there is always the after-party ... even if that after-party involves only, well, you.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 2:40pm

Florida to Ban Beastiality, Sagging, Doing Drugs While on Welfare

Florida is diving deep into personal life regulation, with new legislation requiring drug testing for people on welfare and ultrasounds for women seeking abortions. Plus they'd like to stop people from having sex with animals and wearing their pants unfashionably baggy. Florida! Who would imagine this beachy paradise would be such a killjoy?

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 2:40pm