Going After Michele Bachmann Ahead Of 2012 Has Its Risks

Going After Michele Bachmann Ahead Of 2012 Has Its Risks

ST. PAUL, Minn. — For Michele Bachmann, the laugh line doubled as a clear message that she thinks she’s ready for the rough-and-tumble of presidential politics. “I had three brothers, no sisters – the best preparation for politics any girl could ever have,” the tea party favorite and three-term Minnesota congresswoman told More...

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Minnesota Shutdown Sees Light At The End Of The Tunnel
By Matt On Friday, July 15th, 2011
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Minnesota Shutdown Sees Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republicans struck a deal Thursday to end a budget impasse that prompted the state government to shut down, with the Democratic governor giving up on raising taxes. The agreement More...

Ted Strickland: Dems' Concessions On Debt Debate Are 'Very Troubling'
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Ted Strickland: Dems’ Concessions On Debt Debate Are ‘Very Troubling’

WASHINGTON — A resolution to raise the nation’s debt ceiling may remain far off. But the long-term framing of the debate over spending and debt is becoming slightly clearer, and it’s causing philosophical More...

Obama Publicly Backs Means-Testing Medicare
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Obama Publicly Backs Means-Testing Medicare

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama formally acknowledged on Friday that he would support a plan to means-test Medicare as a part of a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. “I have said that means-testing More...

Wisconsin Recall Elections 2011 News & Updates From The Badger State
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Wisconsin Recall Elections 2011: News & Updates From The Badger State

In the coming weeks, recall elections will take place in nine of Wisconsin’s state Senate districts. Six Democratic challengers will run to oust Republican incumbents from their seats, while three GOP hopefuls More...