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For the first time, the U.S. government is confirming that it conducted secret chemical experiments on World War II troops by grouping them according to…

The federal government’s authority to gather vast quantities of phone records in the hunt for terrorists expired at 12:01 a.m. Monday after Senator Rand Paul,…

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via:christianpost The U.S. House of Representatives late Tuesday passed a bill, 257-167, to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” President Barack Obama said he will sign the bill into law. The bill passed with a majority of Democrats, 172-16, and a minority of Republicans, 85-151. It was negotiated by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Vice […]

The Vice President of the United States has a very specific job. One of the key factors given to him is that under the Constitution,…

via: cnn.com (CNN) – Fresh off the success of the payroll tax cut extension, President Barack Obama will call on Congress Tuesday to pass more bipartisan measures, a senior administration official told CNN. The official said the White House believes that Republicans have been more willing to make deals since the bruising fight over raising […]

WASHINGTON — In the ultimate cap to a year of last-minute, half-loaf legislation, the Senate voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to extend a payroll tax cut for a two months, with the chamber’s leaders and the White House proclaiming victory, even as they pushed the issue of how to extend the tax cut and unemployment benefits […]

Posted by Kim Conte on September 6, 2011 at 2:05 PM. via thestir.com We all heard the alarming reports about food stamp use: It’s currently at an all-time high and more than 45 MILLION Americans — that’s about 15 percent of the population, folks — are relying on food stamps. But here’s a detail you […]

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With the U.S. Credit Rating being downgraded, who can tell us what it means? Oretha Winston for Elev8.com can simplify if for you.

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   via:yahoo Most ideas for reducing the deficit involve pain and sacrifice: Cutting benefits for senior citizens. Trimming spending on schools. Raising taxes on business or the wealthy.  How about a suggestion that involves some fun? Richard Banks of the Yahoo! Contributor Network offers one up: To raise money for Uncle Sam, why not start […]