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GOP candidate Herman Cain won’t sign bills longer than three pages

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain promised Tuesday that as president, he wouldn’t sign any bill longer than three pages. A video provided by Think Progress showed Cain speaking to a receptive audience at the Family Leader Presidential Lecture Series in Pella, Iowa. “Engage the people,” Cain said. “Don’t try to…

Romney tops Obama by 4 percent in new poll

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney pulled ahead of President Barack Obama in a poll of registered voters Tuesday, as public disapproval over the faltering US economy grows. By 49 to 46 percent, Romney outpolled Obama in a head-to-head election, according to the survey by The Washington Post…

42% of Republicans ‘definitely would not’ vote for Sarah Palin

The results of a new ABC News/Washington Post poll released Tuesday bear ill omen for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Nearly two-third of those surveyed said they “definitely would not” vote for Palin should she decide to run for president in 2012. It’s known that she is generally unpopular with…

Bachmann aide assails Palin as ‘not serious’

WASHINGTON – As she eyes a run for the presidency, a top new aide to Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) charged that Sarah Palin has proven herself unserious since she was “handed” the vice presidential nomination. “Sarah has not been serious over the last couple of years,” the recently-hired veteran GOP…

Obama ‘not concerned’ over new recession threat

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Tuesday rejected concerns about a second US recession amid a raft of poor data on US economic growth. “I am not concerned about a double-dip recession,” Obama said at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, while acknowledging that there was…

U.S. confirms one case of E. coli in traveler to Germany

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States on Tuesday confirmed one of four suspected cases of E. coli illness in Americans who recently traveled to Germany, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. “In the United States, one confirmed and three suspected cases of STEC O104:H4 infections have been identified…

Former Dem Senator Evan Bayh goes to work for the Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON – Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana has signed with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as an adviser, becoming the latest of many members of Congress to embrace lobbying after retiring. “I’m pleased to report that the Chamber has recently enlisted former White House Chief of Staff Andy…

GOP running fake Democrats in Wisconsin recall elections

The Republican Party of Wisconsin admitted Monday that they planned to run candidates as Democrats in this summer’s recall elections. Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Tuesday approved recall elections for three Republicans, bringing the total number to six. At the same time, the nonpartisan election officials put…

GBTV: Glenn Beck takes his show online for $5 a month

By Glynnis MacNicol Watching Glenn Beck’s show after he leaves FOX News at the end of the month will cost you…but not as much as it costs you to read the New York Times online. The Times is reporting that Beck will move his TV show online where subscribers will be able…

Reinstated MSNBC host Ed Schultz wants Weiner to ‘take one for the team,’ resign

In his first night back on the air at MSNBC after a suspension for calling radio host Laura Ingraham a “right-wing slut,” Ed Schultz was already raising eyebrows by reprimanding another public figure for his behavior. Schultz called on Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to resign over his lewd Twitter photo…

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