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The fiscally conservative New Jersey governor faces a PR backlash after taking a police helicopter to his son's baseball game. Is this a political gift to Dems?
An "astounding" report details the shady coverup of a scandalous affair — and could mean criminal charges for the disgraced former senator
President Obama's focus on big-stakes challenges — such as the killing of al Qaeda's leader — might just force the Right to drop birtherism and other fringe issues
In a "stunning blow to his leadership," the House speaker watches 59 Republicans defect in Thursday's big budget vote
Tea Party Nation's Judson Phillips, irate that the House speaker cut a budget deal with Democrats, claims his movement will "fire" the Ohio Republican in 2012
Republicans will have to woo the nation's fastest-growing minority group to ward off future electoral failure, some commentators warn
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