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Obama To Raise Taxes On The Rich

Plagued with a ballooning deficit and national debt, the Obama administration is planning to let the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans expire next year, the Treasury Secretary has said. 

Rangel To Face Trial For Ethics Violations

Following a near two-year investigation, a House subcommittee announced last week that it will publicly try Representative Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) for multiple ethics violations.

DOJ Exonerates Bush Officials Of Criminal Intent In Attorneys’ Firing

One of the longest-running political controversies surrounding the Bush administration appears to be coming to an end as an internal Justice Department investigation (DOJ) revealed that the firing of nine United States attorneys in 2006 was not criminal. 

The Glass House

Web content impresario Andrew Breitbart dove headfirst into seriously hot water last week. Breitbart evidently doctored a video tape of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) official Shirley Sherrod to make her seem racist. Read on to learn the fallout of Breitbart’s video… 

Senators In Swing States May Be Hurt By Support For Elena Kagan

As the full Senate prepares to vote on Elena Kagan’s nomination for the Supreme Court, a new poll has found that lawmakers from swing states may be punished during the upcoming midterm elections for their support of the controversial jurist. 

Bernanke Says Economy Still Needs Stimulus Funding

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated last week that the frail United States economy will continue to need Federal stimulus spending to fully recover from the 2008 recession. 

Senate Democrats Relent, Abandon Energy Reform Legislation

Citing a lack of bipartisan support, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced last week that his party has abandoned its efforts to pass a comprehensive energy bill that would limit greenhouse gas emissions. 

More Challenges To Arizona Immigration Law As Implementation Date Approaches

With the clock ticking until the new Arizona immigration law is scheduled to go into effect on July 29, civil rights groups have followed the example of the Federal government and gone to court to block its implementation. 

Arizona Police Officer Calls Immigration Law 'Racist'

A Phoenix police officer is currently under investigation after posting an online video where he publicly condemns Arizona’s controversial new immigration law. 

Congressional Democrats Pass Unemployment Extension, Blast GOP For Standing In The Way

After weeks of querulous debate the Senate voted last week to restore the long-term jobless aid program and extend unemployment benefits to millions of Americans who have been out of work for more than six months. 

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