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US Vice President Joe Biden (AP Photo)

Biden rouses Va Dems, gives GOP a tea party label

RICHMOMD, Va. (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket […]

06/29/2013

Money-101-Sound-Bite

Changes in ‘Keep Your Home California’ to help the unemployed

There are some big changes in the Keep Your Home California campaign that could help you keep your home if you’re unemployed. Bill Feigles, the campaign’s Compliance Manager, explains.

06/04/2013

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifying at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya (AP Photo)

GOP ready to push Benghazi case into 2014, beyond

WASHINGTON (AP) – Steady drips of information about a horrific night in Libya are fueling Republican arguments and ads designed to fire up the conservative base and undercut the Democrats’ early favorite for president in […]

05/11/2013

IRS

AP Exclusive: IRS knew tea party targeted in 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senior Internal Revenue Service officials knew agents were targeting tea party groups as early as 2011, according to a draft of an inspector general’s report obtained by The Associated Press that seemingly […]

05/11/2013

(AP Photo)

Republican money backs immigration push

BOSTON (AP) — A growing network of Republican fundraisers wants to see the millions of immigrants living unlawfully in the United States granted a path toward legal status.

04/15/2013

(AP Photo)

Newtown mom pleads for gun control at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) – The mother of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut school shooting used the opportunity to fill in for President Barack Obama during the weekly radio and Internet address to make a personal plea from the White House for action to combat gun violence.

04/13/2013

(AP Photo)

Obama: Budget not `ideal’ but has `tough reforms’

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says his soon-to-be released budget, already criticized by friends and foes, is not his “ideal plan” but offers “tough reforms” for benefit programs and scuttles some tax breaks for the wealthy.

04/06/2013

Report: Furloughs increase Calif’s long-term costs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.

03/14/2013

President Barack Obama

AP source: Obama poised to pick Perez for Labor

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is poised to select Justice Department official Thomas Perez to be the next labor secretary, according to two people familiar with the deliberation process. Perez’ nomination to the Labor […]

03/09/2013

Bret Lewis

No Oscar here

A fighter has been suspended by the boxing commission in North Dakota. They think he took a dive; lost on purpose. Some subtle clues: Al Jaegar went down 13 seconds into the first round.

02/15/2013

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