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  • Published
    March 4, 2012

    What’s so super about Tuesday? 419 GOP delegates

    Super? Maybe not as much this time around. But it is a Tuesday, one with the biggest payout of the Republican presidential primaries.

  • Published
    March 3, 2012

    Gingrich, Santorum battle for Bible Belt voters

    The GOP presidential candidates are fighting to win over conservative voters in the Bible Belt as the race takes on a more Southern focus.

  • Published
    March 2, 2012

    After 30 years on death row, S.C. man freed

    After three separate courts overturned his conviction, Edward Lee Elmore is finally a free man.

  • Published
    March 2, 2012
    Barack Obama

    In interview, Obama says he’s not bluffing on Iran

    President Obama said today he will attack Iran if it continues to build a nuclear weapon. "Iran is known to sponsor terrorists, so the threat of proliferation becomes that much more severe" if they build a nuke, he said.

  • Published
    March 2, 2012

    Extend or end it? GOP voters torn over best route

    Come Saturday, voting will have been under way for two months in a primary season that could stretch into June. GOP voters are torn over whether to pick a nominee, or let more of the country have a say.

  • Published
    March 1, 2012

    American teacher shot at Christian school in Iraq

    Jeremiah Small, 33, was shot by one of his students who then killed himself, in a rare act of violence in Iraq's most peaceful region.

  • Published
    March 1, 2012

    Obama demands Congress end oil, gas subsidies

    Obama has repeatedly called for an end to $4 billion in yearly tax breaks and subsidies for oil and gas companies with huge profits, but with a Republican Congress, his proposals stand little chance of passing.

  • Published
    March 1, 2012

    Conservative activist Breitbart dead at 43

    Andrew Breitbart, who used the Internet relentlessly to ignite political scandal and sometimes edited the facts to do it, died on Thursday of natural causes.

  • Published
    March 1, 2012

    Unemployment claims drop to 4-year low

    With fewer layoffs and more companies hiring, the number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest point in four years. It's another sign that the U.S. job market is improving.

  • Published
    February 25, 2012

    Romney: Raise retirement age for Social Security and Medicare

    Mitt Romney says the U.S. must raise the retirement age one month every year to become economically sustainable. He said 65 and 67 is too young to retire because Americans live longer than they used to.

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