Will they or won't they? Is it or isn't it? The answer to both of those questions may determine whether the United States falls off the fiscal cliff into a sea of tax rate hikes, an enlarged alternative minimum tax and draconian across-the-board spending cuts – none of which anyone says they want.
Fourteen states with about 770 electoral votes still have to weigh in on the Republican U.S. presidential primary.
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Rick Perry's debate performance could be indicative of an overall weak group of Republican hopefuls in the 2012 U.S. presidential race, analysts said Sunday.
Republican U.S. presidential nominee John McCain is being hammered by some within his own party and the conservative media for the way he has run his campaign.
"Every lie contains a truth and every truth contains a lie" is a safe rule of thumb when Shakespeare's powers of observation are applied to the Middle East. With each shake of the kaleidoscope, the configuration of the key players becomes a wilderness of mirrors.
America''s most successful military operation since Normandy, and perhaps least bloody ever, has raised President Bush''s stock to new highs. It should send a stark message to dictators around the globe that their days are numbered.
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Were the Tuesday night election commentators exhausted, stunned or just plain bored? Normally you have to go to an opium den to find this much torpor.