12-02-2016  4:26 pm      •     

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Palin's scorecard? More than three dozen of the Republicans she supported won seats in Congress to challenge President Barack Obama and possibly smooth a presidential run by their benefactor. Yet big losses in Delaware and Nevada may have cost the Republican Party crucial seats in the Senate.


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NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC has suspended prime-time host Keith Olbermann indefinitely without pay for contributing to the campaigns of three Democratic candidates this election season.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Victorious at the polls, congressional Republicans asserted their newfound political strength on Thursday, vowing to seek a quick $100 billion in federal spending cuts and force repeated votes on the repeal of President Barack Obama's prized health care overhaul.


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WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Wednesday that voters frustrated by the pace of economic recovery dictated a Republican takeover of the House in midterm elections, adding, "As president I take responsibility" for a failure to restore job growth more quickly.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Now that the elections are over, a lame-duck Congress comes back to work this month to deal with a pile of unfinished business: whether to extend Bush-era tax cuts due to expire, give seniors a $250 Social Security special payment and repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy against gays serving openly.
It's an open question how much they'll get done.


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Although relatively high African American turnout helped catapult Obama and the Democrats to victory two years ago, many outlets are reporting a dismal turnout among those same voters in 2010.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the Democratic Congress was put before voters Tuesday in midterm elections that drew Americans to balloting stations starting before dawn.


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Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. Carter is also a very prolific writer, and the author of over two dozen books. Here, he discusses his latest best-seller, White House Diary, an annotated version of the private journal he kept during his tenure in office.


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LONDON – Alcohol is more dangerous than illegal drugs like heroin and crack cocaine, according to a new study.


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A recent study of campaign advertising expenditures for the November 2010 California gubernatorial election by one of the the nation's leading African American print advertising agency, KimberKimber.com, has revealed major discrepancies between mainstream media, Hispanic media, and African American media outlets by political candidates and political parties nationwide.

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