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Axelrod: I’ll fire anyone who calls Romney ‘weird’

Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod said Friday that in the run-up to the 2012 election, mud-slinging would not be the norm. Or weird-slinging, for that matter. Axelrod told The Hill Friday that he would fire any campaign staffer he found to be smearing former Massachusetts governor and GOP 2012…

Scarborough: ‘Michele Bachmann is a joke’

Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough Thursday tore into the base of the Republican Party in Iowa for pushing Michele Bachmann, someone who is “never going to get close winning the presidential nomination.” “Michele Bachmann’s first answer was, I wish the federal government had defaulted,” Scarborough recalled Bachmann saying during Thursday…

Bachmann, Pawlenty clash in heated debate

AMES, Iowa (Reuters) – Republicans Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty clashed repeatedly over their records during a presidential debate on Thursday, two days before they vie for conservative support in a straw poll that could make or break their campaigns. The fierce exchanges between the two Minnesotans highlighted a nationally…

Judge rules Little Rock bus line wrong to deny atheist ads

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (Reuters) – A federal judge ruled on Thursday that the free speech of a coalition of atheists had been violated when Little Rock’s public bus line denied them the right to place $5,000 worth of ads on city buses. Judge Susan Webber Wright ruled that the Central…

Arizona court lifts injunction on abortion law

PHOENIX (Reuters) – An Arizona appeals court, in a victory for abortion opponents, tossed out an injunction on Thursday that blocked key parts of a 2009 Arizona abortion law from taking effect. A three-member panel of the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court judge was wrong in…

Chest pain severity not a heart attack indicator

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A high degree of pain does not make it any more likely that someone coming into the emergency room with chest pains is having a heart attack, researchers found in a study of more than 3,000 patients. The most severe chest pain was not a…

SEC investigating S&P’s downgrade of U.S. debt: report

(Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) to disclose which employees knew of its decision to downgrade U.S. debt before it was announced last week, the Financial Times said, citing people familiar with the matter. SEC’s move is part of…

U.S. mobster’s girlfriend indicted

BOSTON, Massachusetts — The girlfriend of a feared Boston gangster captured after 16 years on the run from multiple murder charges was herself indicted Thursday on a charge of conspiracy to shelter the fugitive. Catherine Greig, 60, was indicted by a federal grand jury and faces up to five years…

Obama mines for millions with stars in New York

NEW YORK — US President Barack Obama has shrugged off his political woes and swept into New York City for a star-studded fundraising blitz which could net his 2012 reelection bid $2.3 million. The president, trying to bounce back from the worst week of his crisis-hit White House term so…

Rep. Dennis Kucinich: We need Obama to be FDR

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) appeared Thursday night on Current TV’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, guest hosted by David Shuster, to discuss job creation in the United States. Kucinich said America needed President Barack Obama “to be FDR.” “We need him to come forward and say, ‘I see the great misery…

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