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Clinton Tells Obama He Should Accept ‘Mini Deal’, Lower Corporate Tax Rate

President Barack Obama has been criticized by many people for his handling of the debt-ceiling debate, but now he is being tweaked by a fellow Democrat: former President Bill Clinton.

Murdoch-Owned Tabloid To Close Down After Public Outcry Against Hacking Scandal

One of Britain’s oldest newspapers, the tabloid News of the World, will shut down after printing its Sunday issue, according to CNN. The tabloid’s parent company, News International, is owned by the massive Rupert Murdoch media conglomerate News Corp. News international Chairman James Murdoch, who is Rupert Murdoch’s son, said the tabloid had been “sullied” by a hacking scandal that has rocked the foundations of the newspaper industry.

Obama Hosts Twitter Town Hall, Answers Moderated Questions With Ease

President Barack Obama and Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s executive chairman, hosted the first-ever “Twitter Town Hall,” in which the President answered questions posed via 140-characters-or-less tweets. Users were asked to use the hashtag #AskObama for their tweets. “Neither the President or I know the questions that will be asked today. That decision is driven entirely by the Twitter users,” Dorsey said at the beginning of the session, which lasted about an hour.

Cantor: Republicans Are Open To Closing Loopholes At White House Debt Talks

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, the second most powerful Republican in Congress, said he was “looking forward” to the debt ceiling talks President Barack Obama is hosting at the White House today. Echoing sentiments that the President expressed in his remarks on Tuesday, Cantor told assembled members of the press that these talks will build on the progress already made in talks with Vice President Biden.

GOP Senators Propose Bill To Exempt Some Gold, Silver Coins From Taxation

Three United States Senators recently introduced legislation that would prevent the Federal government from taxing gold and silver coins that have been declared legal tender.

Could Your Smile Be Hurting Your Fertility?

If you’re trying to get pregnant, a trip to the dentist might be just what the obstetrician ordered. An Australian fertility expert, Professor Roger Hart, said he and his team of researchers have proven a correlation between gum disease and conception difficulties.

Justice Kagan’s Previous Healthcare Work May Hinder Impartial Decision-Making

On June 30, a group of 49 Republican members of Congress asked the House Judiciary Committee to investigate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s role in the preparation of a legal defense for President Barack Obama’s healthcare law.

White House Reverses Condolence Letter Policy For Military Suicides

According to a senior Administration official, the White House recently changed its policy of not sending condolence letters to the families of military service members who commit suicide.

ATF’s Lost ‘Fast and Furious’ Weapons Show Up In Arizona Crimes

After a months-long investigation into the local ramifications of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ contentious “Fast and Furious” case strategy, reporters in Arizona claim to have found evidence of the operation’s toll on American communities.

Poll: Bachmann Gains On Romney, Romney (Still) Beating Obama

In the latest poll of New Hampshire voters, Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) made significant gains, placing second after former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. The poll also revealed that, in a hypothetical Presidential race, Romney still beats President Barack Obama — a lead the former Governor has enjoyed since February.


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