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Obama: Federal Government ‘In Charge’ Of Oil Spill Recovery Efforts

President Obama has aggressively defended the administration’s response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, rejecting critics’ claims that the Federal government has been sitting on the "sidelines" during the recovery period.

Libertarian Leader: We Do Not Support Rand Paul

The vice chairman of the Libertarian Party of Kentucky said last week that he strongly condemns the views of GOP candidate Rand Paul and suggested that the conservative group may run a competing candidate in the state’s upcoming Senatorial election.

Low-fat Diet May Help Temper Asthma Symptoms

Individuals suffering from asthma may be able to naturally improve their condition by eliminating heavy, high-fat foods from their diets, according to a new Australian study.

Cost Of Illegal Immigration In Arizona Amounts To Billions, Research Finds

Lawyers across the country may be preparing lawsuits challenging the recently passed Arizona immigration law, but one immigration reform group says this doesn’t change the fact that the influx of illegal aliens has a significant impact on the state’s budget.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Cases On The Rise Among Women

Results of a new Mayo Clinic study suggest that the incidence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) among American women is on the rise, and that environmental factors—such as vitamin D deficiency, smoking and oral contraceptive use—may be to blame.

Obama Deploys Troops To Help Secure Mexican Border

Facing mounting scrutiny over his lack of action regarding immigration reform, President Obama has ordered 1,200 National Guard troops to be deployed along the Mexican border, according to administration officials close to the matter.

Poll Shows Most Americans Want Military, Not Congress, To Decide On ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

As Congress prepares for a series of votes that could potentially lead to the repeal of the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy, a newly released poll has found that most Americans do not trust Washington politicians with the decision.

Report: White House Asked Bill Clinton To Keep Sestak Out Of Senate Race

At the request of the White House, former President Bill Clinton attempted to dissuade Representative Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) from challenging Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) in the Pennsylvania Democratic primary by offering him an unpaid advisory position, according to an internal report released May 28. 

Sestak Reiterates White House Job Offer Claim, Issa To File Ethics Complaint

Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the top ranking Republican on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, says he will file an ethics complaint against Representative Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) if he doesn’t provide details about an alleged illegal job offer from the White House.

Conservative And Veterans’ Organizations Vow To Keep ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ In Place

Defense Secretary Robert Gates gave his approval on the vote to overturn the "don’t ask, don’t tell policy" earlier this week. However, many media outlets stressed the apparent "lukewarm" nature of the endorsement, which may be unsurprising given the significant opposition to the measure, especially in conservative quarters.


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