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Palin Documentary To Be Released Nationally

It was recently announced that the documentary about former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, “The Undefeated,” will soon be available to viewers via Video on Demand, Pay-Per-View and DVD.

Columnist: Mitt could be it, and the other candidates are only helping him

Despite widespread belief that no one candidate stands out for would-be Republican primary voters, another widespread belief holds that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is at least a frontrunner. One columnist thinks he knows why: The other candidates are helping his case.

Senators introduce bill to protect seniors, military if Aug. 2 deadline breached

Today, Congressional members held a press conference to introduce the Ensuring the Full Faith and Credit of the United States and Protecting America’s Soldiers and Seniors Act. The bill would ensure that the Treasury would pay the United States’ debts, Social Security obligations and active military first if the debt ceiling is not raised by Aug. 2.

Perry expected to join 2012 race soon

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been meeting with GOP lawmakers and rainmakers as he decides whether to run to be the party’s presidential candidate. This week, Perry is meeting in Austin with elected officials from across the country, as well as hosting a group of national donors, Politico reported Tuesday.

Issa: ATF Intimidating Witnesses before ‘Fast and Furious’ Testimony

In a recent interview, Representative Darrell E. Issa (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said at least two witnesses scheduled to testify before the Committee about the controversial “Fast and Furious” operation were intimidated by the Administration of President Barack Obama.

Busy Campaigning, Bachmann Misses House Votes

Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has been very busy recently, preparing for the early Republican primaries in Iowa, New Hampshire and elsewhere. Since declaring her candidacy on June 27, her packed schedule of traveling, speaking at rallies and appearing on television shows has left little time to breathe, and it shows in her Congressional voting record. Or rather, her lack of one.

Debate Rages Over ‘Something Known as the Debt Ceiling’

The fundamental disagreements between the opposing sides of the debt ceiling debate were on full display Monday night, as President Barack Obama gave a 15-minute address to the Nation, and then House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) gave a five-minute rebuttal.

Wu to Resign After Debt Ceiling Debate

U.S. Representative David Wu, D-Ore., announced Tuesday he would resign from Congress, just days after a news report about him being accused of sexual misconduct. “I cannot care for my family the way I wish while serving in Congress and fighting these very serious allegations,” Wu said in a statement. “The well-being of my children must come before anything else. With great sadness, I therefore intend to resign effective upon the resolution of the debt ceiling crisis.”

Small Business Owners Believe ObamaCare Will Increase Costs, Taxes

A recent survey of small business owners showed that a large majority of them believed that President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul would result in higher premiums.

Obama, Boehner Make Their Debt Ceiling Cases In Speeches

President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) both made speeches about the debt ceiling debate last night.


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