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Will Romney And Huntsman Be Good For Mormon Church?

  |   May 25, 2011

By Peggy Fletcher Stack Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE CITY -- Amid the prospect of presidential runs by Jon Huntsman Jr. and Mitt Romney, reporters...

CPAC 2011: Potential GOP Presidential Hopefuls In Campaign Mode At Conservative Event

AP   |  PHILIP ELLIOTT   |   February 11, 2011

WASHINGTON — Republicans angling for President Barack Obama's job compared him to a one-term Democratic president and a Democratic vice president who fell short in...

Ted Stevens File Released By FBI

AP   |  BECKY BOHRER   |   February 11, 2011

JUNEAU, Alaska — The FBI released a roughly 3,600-page file on the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens Friday, painting a colorful picture of the longtime...

Orrin Hatch Heckled At CPAC

AP   |  PHILIP ELLIOTT   |   February 11, 2011

WASHINGTON — Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah was heckled for his support of the Wall Street bailout during his Friday appearance at a conservative gathering,...
Elise Foley


House GOP Releases Bill To Cut Spending By $60 Billion   |  Elise Foley   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans filed a bill Friday evening proposing $60 billion in spending cuts for current levels and hundreds of millions of dollars in...
Elise Foley


Former Big Oil President Gives New Life To Oil Subsidy Debate   |  Elise Foley   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- A former top oil executive said on Thursday that big oil companies don't need government help, inserting a new dynamic into the debate...

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Readies National Guard Against Unions

AP/The Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Friday that he was willing to mobilize the state's National Guard force in order to address the potential repercussions...

Egypt's 'Return Of The Jedi' Moment (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Pat Hroncich, Katla McGlynn & Ross Luippold   |   January 17, 2012

Today is truly an historic day for Egypt, now that President Mubarak has stepped down and the massive protests can finally come to a stop....

HUFFPOST HILL - Your Friendly HuffPost Hill Union Busting Update

  |   May 25, 2011

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Celebrating Egyptians are demonstrating that you don't need to elect a black guy president or have the Lakers win the NBA Finals to flood the...

Meg Whitman Rejoins Procter & Gamble's Board

AP   |  DAN SEWELL   |   February 11, 2011

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CINCINNATI — Former eBay Inc. CEO and 2010 California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has returned to the Procter & Gamble Co.'s board of directors. The...
Marcus Baram


CIA's Mideast Surprise Recalls History Of Intelligence Failures   |  Marcus Baram   |   May 25, 2011

"Despite our best intentions, the system is sufficiently dysfunctional that intelligence failure is guaranteed. Though the form is less important than the fact, the variations...

New Food Safety Law Contains Little-Noticed Whistleblower Protection

AP   |  STEVE KARNOWSKI   |   February 11, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS — Food industry workers who become whistleblowers gained protection against retaliation from their employers with a little-noticed provision in the sweeping food safety law...

Statistical Cookies 'Outliers'

Huffington Post   |  Brad J Shannon   |   May 25, 2011

Andrew Kohut says the Tea Party's hard line on spending divides the GOP. PPP finds Obama leading all potential 2012 GOP opponents in nine swing...

US-2012 President: 48% Obama (D), 41% Romney (R) (Fox 2/7-9)

  |   May 25, 2011

Fox News / Anderson Robbins Research (D) / Shaw & Company Research (R) 2/7-9/11; 911 registered voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews...

Tim Pawlenty CPAC Speech: Obama Projecting Weakness To World

AP   |   February 11, 2011

WASHINGTON — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says bullies and world leaders respect strength, not weakness, and President Barack Obama needs to stop apologizing to...

Mike Lee: Orrin Hatch Not Getting My Endorsement In 2012 Primary

AP   |   February 11, 2011

WASHINGTON — Tea party favorite Sen. Mike Lee says he won't endorse fellow Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch's re-election in the 2012 GOP primary. Lee...
Sam Stein


Ron Paul Not Yet Pleased With GOP: 'Big Government Is Alive And Well'   |  Sam Stein   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), perhaps the most "at home" of any elected official at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, told The Huffington...

Obama: Robert Gibbs 'Extraordinary' Spokesman

AP   |  JULIE PACE   |   February 11, 2011

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama made a rare appearance in the White House briefing room Friday to mark his longtime aide Robert Gibbs' last day...

World Leaders' Reactions To Egypt President Mubarak's Resignation (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Curtis M. Wong   |   May 25, 2011

The international spotlight is currently on Egypt, after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down after 18 days of civilian protests against his 30-year rule. Since the...
Jason Linkins


Jon Huntsman Staff Choice Suggests The Direction His Campaign Will Take   |  Jason Linkins   |   May 25, 2011

Ben Smith pulls Playbook's summary of the recent "staffing up" that the nascent Jon Huntsman presidential campaign is doing. Here's a detail that caught my...
Sam Stein


John Thune Says CPAC Speech Will Test Waters For 2012 Run   |  Sam Stein   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) said Friday that his upcoming speech before the Conservative Political Action Conference was designed, in part, to determine whether...
Jason Linkins


Sophie B. Hawkins Wants To Do What To Sarah Palin, Now? [UPDATED]   |  Jason Linkins   |   May 25, 2011

Lock it in: Slate's Dave Weigel has won the CPAC coverage with this scoop, live from Andrew Breitbart's "Big Gay Party," at Washington's Eighteenth Street...

Schwarzenegger Tweets He's Returning To acting

AP   |   February 11, 2011

LOS ANGELES — After seven years in the California governor's mansion, Arnold Schwarzenegger is returning to his old day job: acting. Schwarzenegger wrote on Twitter...
Sam Stein


Mitt Romney Supporters Working To Paint Him As The Anti-Palin   |  Sam Stein   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's address before the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday morning was designed to amplify some obvious strengths: a...

Chicago-2011 Mayor: 49% Emanuel, 19% Chico, 10% Moseley-Braun, 8% del Valle (Tribune/WGN 2/5-9)

  |   May 25, 2011

Chicago Tribune / WGN / Market Shares Corp. 2/5-9/11; 718 registered voters, 6.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Tribune Article Chicago 2011 Mayor...

CPAC Organizer Suggests He May Cut Ties With GOProud

The Huffington Post   |  Nick Wing   |   May 25, 2011

Al Cardenas, the new director of the American Conservative Union, the organizing body behind the annual CPAC conference, said Thursday that "it's going to be...
Arthur Delaney


PCIP: Enrollment In High-Risk Pools Inches Up To 12,000   |  Arthur Delaney   |   May 25, 2011

The government's health insurance program for Americans excluded from the private market because of preexisting conditions continued to increase its enrollment last quarter, according to...
Jason Linkins


Donald Trump Brings His 'Pretend To Run For President' Act To CPAC   |  Jason Linkins   |   May 25, 2011

Let us take a moment to consider the case of Donald Trump, who MSNBC this morning tells me "stole the show" at CPAC Thursday, with the "maybe I'll run for President" noises he was making.

Mitt Romney CPAC Speech Hits Obama's 'Inconvenient Truth'

AP/The Huffington Post   |   May 25, 2011

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney says conservatives shouldn't buy President Barack Obama's change in tone. Romney told a large meeting of conservatives Friday that Obama's...
Emily Swanson


Poll: Support For Budget Cuts Increases, But Cuts Remain Unpopular   |  Emily Swanson   |   May 25, 2011

According to a new survey released Thursday, public support for cutting specific areas of the federal budget is higher than it was in 2009, but...

Sarah Palin Impersonator Shows Up At CPAC (VIDEO)

  |   May 25, 2011

A Sarah Palin lookalike caused a brief fuss at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, as many attendees appeared to believe that the...

Donald Rumsfeld Skipping Controversial Award Dinner At New Trier High School

  |   May 25, 2011

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will take a pass on a dinner in his honor at his alma mater high school. New Trier High School,...
Shahien Nasiripour


Obama Calls For End Of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac   |  Shahien Nasiripour   |   May 25, 2011

NEW YORK -- The Obama administration outlined three options Friday to change the way home loans are financed, calling for the slow death of mortgage...

Sarah Palin Reality Show Could Be Taxpayer-Subsidized

AP   |  RACHEL D'ORO   |   February 11, 2011

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A producer of "Sarah Palin's Alaska" reality series is listed in an application seeking film production tax credits from the state. The...

Gery Chico Paints Rahm Emanuel As An Outsider, Creeps Up In New Poll

  |   May 25, 2011

It's full speed ahead in the race for Chicago mayor. Less than two weeks remain, and that means more forums, debates and polls. This week,...
Sam Stein


A Year Later, Scott Brown Goes From Hero To No-Show At CPAC   |  Sam Stein   |   May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON -- At last year's Conservative Political Action Conference, there were few, if any, louder receptions than the one offered for Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.)....

Yesha Callahan, Chris Lee Shirtless Photo Recipient, Comes Forward

  |   May 25, 2011

Yesha Callahan, the woman on the other end of the Craiglist correspondence with former Rep. Chris Lee (R-N.Y.), has gone on the record with her...

US-Obama Approval: 51% Approve, 43% Disapprove (Fox 2/7-9)

  |   May 25, 2011

Fox News / Anderson Robbins Research (D) / Shaw & Company Research (R) 2/7-9/11; 911 registered voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews...

Chris Lee Scandal The Latest In A String Of New York Misdeeds

AP   |  BETH FOUHY   |   February 11, 2011

NEW YORK — Former Rep. Eric Massa and his tickle fights are so 2010. Eliot Spitzer? He's two governors ago. With the shirtless photo sent...

CPAC 2011: Tea Party Welcomed By GOP

AP   |  LIZ SIDOTI   |   February 11, 2011

WASHINGTON — GOP to tea party: Welcome to OUR party. Not so long ago, the Republican Party and its conservative base weren't sure what to...

Rand Paul CPAC Speech: Calls For Cuts From Entitlements, Defense Spending

The Huffington Post   |  Nick Wing   |   May 25, 2011

Freshman Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) went against the grain in his speech at CPAC Thursday, slamming the GOP for pursuing budget cuts he deemed insignificant...

David Paterson, Former New York Gov., To Teach At NYU

  |   May 25, 2011

Like many ex-office holders, former New York Gov. David Paterson is heading into the private sector. The private college sector, that is -- Paterson will...

Dennis Kucinich: Primary Challenge To Obama Could Make Him A 'Stronger Nominee'

The Huffington Post   |  Nick Wing   |   May 25, 2011

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) said Thursday that a primary challenge to Obama coming from a competitive candidate would strengthen the process, and probably the president...

Dick Cheney Heckled, Called 'War Criminal' At CPAC

The Huffington Post   |  Nick Wing   |   May 25, 2011

Former Vice President Dick Cheney didn't get the warmest welcome at this year's CPAC conference, as at least one rambunctious member of the audience greeted...
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