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Fed chairman Bernanke faces growing opposition to bid for second term

President Barack Obama’s administration is scrambling to save the nomination of Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke as more opposition emerges from members of the president’s own party. Two Senate Democrats announced they would vote against Bernanke’s bid for a second term on Friday, underscoring a major populist shift in the…

Steele’s ‘amnesia’ continues with cryptic comments on Ensign

‘You’re Mister Double Standard,’ journalist tells Steele Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele seems to be suffering from a mild form of amnesia. Or maybe, like the character Billy Pilgrim in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, he’s become “unstuck in time.” Whatever the reason, Steele just can’t seem to remember the order of…

Mutiny: RNC members to demand Steele end book tour

Just a week after top Republican aides told RNC Chairman Michael Steele’s staff “you really have to get him to stop” making gaffes on national television, some Republican Party members have drafted a resolution to demand the party leader cancel his promotional book tour. The proposal will be presented to…

GOP aides tell RNC chairman’s staff: ‘You really have to get him to stop’

Top Republican congressional aides are fed up with RNC Chairman Michael Steele. Aides to Republican congressional leaders confronted the Republican Party chairman’s staff on a conference call Wednesday, an exchange revealed late Thursday in The Washington Post and earlier in the afternoon on Hotline. The aides contend that Steele —…

9/11 commission chairman says would-be plane bomber ‘did us a favor’

The Republican chairman of the Bush Administration’s 9/11 Commission declared Sunday that the would-be-terrorist who tried to blow up a plane en route to Detroit “probably did us a favor.” The GOP chairman’s quote raised eyebrows; by his logic, the Sept. 11, 2001 attackers may also have “done us a…

Caught: RNC chief rakes in up to $20,000 per speech

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, who already earns $223,500 as chairman of his party, is cashing in to the tune of $10,000 – $20,000 per speech given while he is still the de facto party leader. And it has former GOP chairmen hopping mad. According to a report in…

Roy Disney of entertainment empire dies

Roy Disney, whose father and uncle founded the Disney entertainment kingdom, died Wednesday at the age of 79 after a year-long battle with stomach cancer, the Walt Disney Company said. Disney played a key role in revitalizing The Walt Disney Company and Disney?s animation legacy. He was associated with the…

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