President to unveil $3 trillion deficit-cutting... →
On Monday morning, President Obama plans to reveal his proposal to cut the federal deficit by more than $3 trillion over 10 years, in part by establishing a new minimum tax for the nation’s highest earners, news outlets report. The president is expected to introduce the “Buffett Rule” to end tax rates for millionaires that are lower than those for middle-class Americans. (The...
A new Bloomberg News poll released Friday finds that a third of Americans...– Poll: A third of Americans believe Clinton would’ve been a better president
The 6 most wanted Republican endorsements for the... →
From Barbour to DeMint … we rank them
This clear rebuke of President Obama’s policies delivers a blow to...– Republican Turner wins Anthony Weiner’s New York seat | The Ticket - Yahoo! News
Was Rick Perry suffering back pain during last...
Rick Perry seemed a bit off his game during last night’s Republican presidential debate in Florida. Was he was suffering from back pain? That’s what Texas Monthly’s Paul Burka, a journalist who has watched Perry more closely than anybody, thinks. “He looked uncomfortable, his face was strained, his combativeness was muted,” Burka writes. “He looked to me...
We're live-blogging the CNN/Tea Party Express... →
Tim Pawlenty endorses Mitt Romney →
Pawlenty, a former governor of Minnesota who dropped out of the presidential race last month following a poor showing at the Ames Straw Poll, referred to Romney as a “turnaroud person” who possesses valuable experience growing businesses and jobs. “His experience in the private sector amongst these candidates is unmatched,” Pawlenty said of the 2012 field.
Where are the animated gifs of Perry-as-piñata?
'I kind of feel like the pinata here at the party'
Mitt Romney and Rick Perry last night attempted to make 2012 a two Republican race: Within the first 10 minutes of the debate, the two men took aim at one another. Perry, in his first debate appearance since joining the race three weeks ago, trashed Romney’s record on job creation and health care reform in Massachusetts. Romney, in turn, slammed Perry as a career politician who has...
Everyone should be free enjoy the unique pleasures of poking, stalking and...– The Bachmann Family Needs to Step Up Their Social Media Game
Bachmann loses two top campaign staffers
Ed Rollins is stepping down as Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign manager, while deputy campaign manager David Polyansky is leaving the Minnesota congresswoman’s team. The senior departures from the Bachmann campaign come as new polling indicates that the candidate is losing ground to Texas Gov. Rick Perry in the Republican primary race. Rollins confirmed the news, first...
The economy added no net jobs in August—an even worse performance than had...– Economy added no net jobs last month | The Lookout - Yahoo! News
Shooting hogs from helicopters and fishing with... →
“Before the law passed, it was only legal for residents to shoot feral hogs from helicopters on their own land.”
Is Social Security a Ponzi scheme? Let's check the...
Sure, Social Security has its problems, but is it accurate to call it a Ponzi scheme? It depends on who you ask. Using Venn diagrams, two political columnists, Nick Baumann, a liberal, and Tim Carney, a conservative, make their case. Baumann, a writer for Mother Jones magazine, quotes political scientist Jonathan Bernstein: “[A]nyone who says that Social Security is a Ponzi scheme either...