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Bernanke hopes for no ‘ugly’ treatment in Texas

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made an unusual appearance at a military base in Texas on Thursday, disregarding threats that he could be treated “pretty ugly” in the Lone Star State. The bookish policymaker and academic appeared at Fort Bliss military base in El Paso, Texas a mere…

Bachmann releases list of 100+ faith-based endorsements

While Texas Gov. Rick Perry conducts a National Day of Prayer in the Lone Star State, Republican presidential hopeful Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) continues to reach out to faith leaders in Iowa. Bachmann has spoken at a different church in the politically important early primary state every Sunday, and yesterday…