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Veteran White House Journalist Helen Thomas Dead at 92

Once called the “Dean of the White House Press Corps,” Helen Thomas died on Saturday after a long-time struggle with illness, at the age of 92. Thomas covered the administrations of ten presidents, from Kennedy in 1960 to Obama in 2010. Obama said that Thomas was a “true pioneer,” who during that time, “never failed […]

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Voters Favor Security Over Privacy, Polls Show

In California last week Barack Obama stressed to voters that in order to help insure safety, it is essential that the government monitors communications, but he assured people that the government is not actually collecting the conversations and emails. “Nobody is listening to your telephone calls,” Obama said. “It’s important to understand that you can’t […]

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Background Checks Crowning Principle of New Gun Control Push

Out of the several proposals suggested by the Obama administration last week as a response to what seems like an epidemic of insanely baseless massacres in the US in recent years, the one that seems to be getting the biggest push is universal background checks before someone can become a gun owner. Last Friday Vice […]

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Pundit Barone Predicts Romney Sweep

Experienced and respected political analyst for the Washington Examiner and co-author of the Almanac of American Politics Michael Barone has a unique and surprising take on the direction this week’s upcoming presidential elections are going to go. Taking what most pollsters would say is a big risk; Barone is suggesting that Romney will win the […]