Turkeys prep for Presidential pardon | VIDEO

As part of a White House tradition dating back to 1963, President Barack Obama on Wednesday will choose the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Cobbler and Gobbler are the two birds in the running for a pardon. […]


Not the President’s typical expression

CNN’s “Take A Look At This” captured some interesting bits today. A cop battles a clown, a teen builds a wooden bike, and President Obama makes a face.


Stocks finish lower after weak retail reports

NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street after U.S. retailers issued weak forecasts for earnings and claims rose for unemployment benefits. Wal-Mart, Ross Stores and Limited Brands, the owner of Victoria’s […]


Boehner: No tax rate boost to avert fiscal cliff

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker John Boehner says Republicans want to cooperate with President Barack Obama on reducing federal deficits, but not by raising income tax rates. Boehner spoke soon after Obama told reporters the […]


Obama expected to comment on Petraeus scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is expected to make his first comments today on the widening sex scandal involving former CIA director David Petraeus. Lawmakers have been digging through tons of emails, trying to […]


CIA director quits over extramarital affair

WASHINGTON (AP) – David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him […]


Obama invites lawmakers to WH to talk fiscal cliff

WASHINGTON (AP) – A White House official says President Barack Obama is inviting Congressional leaders of both parties to the White House next week for talks on how to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. Obama […]


Top Democrat wants quick deal on 'fiscal cliff'

WASHINGTON (AP) – The top Democrat in Congress is calling for a quick solution to Washington’s “fiscal cliff” in an upcoming post-election session. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he’s “not for kicking the can […]


NJ Gov. Christie: Call from The Boss made me weep

KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey’s famously tough-talking governor finally got a hug from his longest-running unrequited love. Speaking Monday at a briefing on storm recovery. Gov. Chris Christie revealed he unexpectedly spoke with Bruce […]


Why not decide already? Some voters like to mull

WASHINGTON (AP) – The election’s less than two weeks away, and some voters are still making up their minds. A new AP-GfK poll shows 5 percent of Americans with strong plans to vote have yet […]





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