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White House ‘forgets’ slain agent’s name

June 22, 2012, 7:42 am ·
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THE WAIT: What Happens if Supreme Court Kills Obamacare?

(CNBC) – Medical care accounts for 18 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product — and it is taking up at least as much of the mindshare of plenty of American entrepreneurs and business owners. At this very moment, the economic basis of the entire health-care system is up in the air, as a result …

June 21, 2012, 11:35 pm ·
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MOODY’S DOWNGRADES THE BANKS

(Bloomberg) – Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN)’s credit rating was cut three levels and Morgan Stanley (MS)’s was reduced by two as Moody’s Investors Service downgraded 15 banks in moves that may shake up competition among Wall Street’s biggest firms. Credit Suisse was cut to A2, the same as JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and …

June 21, 2012, 11:31 pm ·
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Obama Running Campaign on a Deficit, Too

(Bloomberg News) – President Barack Obama spent more on his re-election effort last month than he raised, ending May with $109.7 million cash on hand, according to U.S. Federal Election Commission reports filed today. The $39.1 million his campaign took in was outpaced by $44.6 million it paid for television advertisements, employees, offices and other …

June 21, 2012, 1:38 pm ·
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Romney Fundraising Surges as Obama Campaign Hits Deficit

(News Max) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney surged ahead of President Barack Obama in fundraising for the first time last month — and a senior Obama adviser concedes that Obama will be the first incumbent president to be out-raised by his opponent. Romney’s campaign and the Republican Party together raised more than $76 million …

June 21, 2012, 1:36 pm ·
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Rush: Obama created crimes with gunrunning

(Rush Limbaugh) – RUSH: April 16, 2009. This from CNN’s website: “Reviving a ban on assault weapons and more strictly enforcing existing gun laws could help tamp down drug violence that has run rampant on the US-Mexican border, President Obama said Thursday. Speaking alongside Mexican President Felipe Calderon, Obama said he has ‘not backed off …

June 21, 2012, 3:48 am ·
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ALLEN/VANDEHEI: PAWLENTY MOVES TO TOP OF ROMNEY LIST…

(Politico) – Tim Pawlenty has jumped to the top of the vice presidential shortlist of several Mitt Romney advisers after emerging as the most effective — and well-liked — surrogate for the GOP nominee-to-be, according to several Republicans familiar with campaign deliberations. The former Minnesota governor has impressed top Romney officials with his winning onstage …

June 20, 2012, 11:24 pm ·
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AP Poll: Just a Third Favor Obamacare

(AP) – Just a third of Americans back President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul on which the Supreme Court is about to pass judgment, a new poll finds. But there is overwhelming support among both supporters and opponents for Congress and the president to begin work on a new bill if the high court strikes …

June 20, 2012, 6:26 pm ·
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PELOSI: ‘I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day’…

(Daily Caller) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attacked House Republicans for pursuing contempt of Congress charges against Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday. “I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day,” Pelosi said on Wednesday, The Huffington Post reports. “I’m not kidding. There’s a prison here in the Capitol. If we had …

June 20, 2012, 6:17 pm ·
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FLASHBACK 2007: Obama Attacked Trying “To Hide Behind Executive Privilege”

June 20, 2012, 12:48 pm ·
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OBAMA REFUSES TO TURN OVER FAST AND FURIOUS DOCUMENTS…

(CNN) – An extraordinary House committee hearing began considering a contempt measure against Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday even though President Barack Obama asserted executive privilege over documents sought by the panel investigating the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting. Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-California, said the White House assertion of executive privilege …

June 20, 2012, 12:33 pm ·
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Issa pushes ahead with Holder contempt vote despite Obama intervention

(Fox News) – Rep. Darrell Issa pressed ahead with a committee vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, despite an 11th-hour move by President Obama to exert executive privilege over the Fast and Furious documents at the heart of the dispute. The announcement instantly touched off a caustic debate on …

June 20, 2012, 12:31 pm ·
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PAPER: Obama’s grandfather tortured by the British? A fantasy (like most of the President’s own memoir)

(Daily Mail) – A new biography of Barack Obama has established that his grandfather was not, as is related in the President’s own memoir, detained by the British in Kenya and found that claims that he was tortured were a fabrication. ‘Barack Obama: The Story’ by David Maraniss catalogues dozens of instances in which Obama …

June 20, 2012, 1:29 am ·
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Romney: Rubio IS Being Vetted For VP…

(USA Today) – Mitt Romney told reporters in Michigan that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is being looked at as his possible running mate, adding that a news story out today about the Tea Party favorite not being vetted was “entirely false.” “Marco Rubio is being thoroughly vetted as part of our process,” Romney said during …

June 19, 2012, 8:36 pm ·
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Issa to Holder: Get ready for contempt vote…

(National Journal) – House Republicans plan to press on with consideration Wednesday by the Oversight and Government Reform Committee of a vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress regarding a stand-off over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious” sting operation. The announcement Tuesday night by committee chairman Darrell Issa, …

June 19, 2012, 8:28 pm ·
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OBAMANOMICS: 6.9 million forced to give up cable TV…

(Washington Examiner) – It started with homes, then cars, and now penny-pinching Americans, especially minorities, are giving up cable TV because they just can’t afford it in the lingering recession. Instead, they are switching back to free TV, improved with the recent switch to digital broadcast which requires a special antenna but eliminates the $70-$100 …

June 19, 2012, 5:18 pm ·
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FED READY TO START PUMPING…

(CNBC) – The U.S. central bank will most likely ease monetary policy when it meets this week as recent data point to a worsening labor market and the crisis in Europe intensifies, Goldman Sachs said. The Federal Open Market Committee will likely say it would buy assets such as mortgage-backed securities and U.S. Treasurys when …

June 19, 2012, 5:16 pm ·
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REPORT: DOJ secretly drops terrorism charges in Taliban case…

(Judicial Watch) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) refuses to explain why it has abruptly dropped terrorism charges against a member of a Middle Eastern family indicted in south Florida last year with providing material support for the Pakistani Taliban. In all, six people were charged with sending tens of thousands of dollars to the …

June 19, 2012, 5:13 pm ·
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EMPLOYED: Anti-Romney protesters paid to heckle…

(Buzz Feed) – The protesters popping up at Mitt Romney’s rallies throughout Michigan Tuesday look like run-of-the-mill grassroots liberals — they wave signs about “the 99 percent,” they chant about the Republican’s greed, and they describe themselves as a loosely organized coalition of “concerned citizens.” They’re also getting paid, two of the protesters and an …

June 19, 2012, 5:11 pm ·
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Romney to speak at NAACP next month…

(Breit Bart) – Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney will address the largest black civil rights group in the United States next month, the NAACP said Tuesday. Romney, who squares off against President Barack Obama in November’s election, will attend the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, set for …

June 19, 2012, 5:10 pm ·