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Verizon workers will end strike

CNN is reporting that the striking Verizon employees will return to work on Monday. The telecommunications giant stated that progress had been made between the unions and the company in regards to negotiations in local and regional issues. The strike has been ongoing for 2 weeks, centering on Verizon trying…

Matthews to RNC Chairman: ‘Tell Me Obama Walked Into Hell!’

Though it didn’t end with a guest leaving in the middle of an interview, Chris Matthew’s chat with Reince Priebus certainly contained its own fireworks. On Hardball Friday evening, the MSNBC host interviewed the Republican National Committee chairman on his show for the first time. And passionate debate was not…

Matthews to RNC Chairman: ‘Tell Me Obama Walked Into Hell!’

Though it didn’t end with a guest leaving in the middle of an interview, Chris Matthew’s chat with Reince Priebus certainly contained its own fireworks. On Hardball Friday evening, the MSNBC host interviewed the Republican National Committee chairman on his show for the first time. And passionate debate was not…

Giffords learns who died when she was shot

CBS reports that Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) has now been told who exactly were the six people dead while she was shot in January. Those six include one aide of the congresswoman. (WATCH: Video from CBS News on August 20, 2011.)…

Giffords learns who died when she was shot

CBS reports that Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) has now been told who exactly were the six people dead while she was shot in January. Those six include one aide of the congresswoman. (WATCH: Video from CBS News on August 20, 2011.)…

Chris Christie: ‘Climate change is real’

Add another prominent figure to the short list of Republicans believing in climate change . According to the New Jersey Star-Ledger, governor Chris Christie joined Presidential candidate Jon Hunstman in coming out in full support of the issue. “Climate change is real,” Christie told reporters. “Human activity plays a role…

Strauss-Kahn accuser might drop case for cash payment

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lawyers for the woman who accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault have explored a deal in which they would scuttle the criminal case in exchange for a monetary settlement in the civil lawsuit, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.…

Three men convicted of killing cub scouts walk free 20 years later

Three US men convicted as teenagers of kidnapping, torturing and mutilating three eight-year-old Cub Scouts were set free on Friday after serving nearly 20 years in jail. The “West Memphis Three” — Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley — were convicted in a 1994 trial marked by local hysteria…

Dems among top spots on list of 50 wealthiest in Congress

The old cliche of Republicans holding all the money isn’t necessarily true today: D.C. political publication Roll Call published their annual list of the 50 richest members of Congress Friday, and seven Democrats are in the list’s top 10 slots. Overall, 31 Republicans and 19 Democrats made the list. Rep.…

Open mic catches Bank of America official vowing to ‘help’ Perry

In what looked like a covert lobbying effort, a top Bank of America official brushed past Gov. Rick Perry (R) during a New Hampshire business breakfast on Wednesday, shook his hand and uttered the words, “Bank of America, we will help you out,” before walking away as if nothing had…

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