Feds: No sand castles on beach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) The federal government shutdown has washed away - at least for now - a long-standing sand castle contest that raises money for arts programs at more…

Poll: Obama approval slumps to 37%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown as public esteem sinks for all players in the impasse, President Barack Obama among more…

Boehner: Obama wants 'unconditional surrender' from GOP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) WASHINGTON — Speaker of the House John Boehner said Tuesday afternoon that President Barack Obama was requesting “unconditional surrender” from Republicans in exchange for any kind of negotiations. more…

Congress less popular than potholes, dog poop

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) Congress has suffered fromincreasingly lower approval ratings during the now eight-day long government shutdown, and on Tuesday we got some new comparisons to help put that into perspective. more…

Valley Forge runner fined $100 amid shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILADELPHIA.CBSLOCAL) — VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — A marathoner says he was fined $100 for running in Valley Forge National Historical Park during the government shutdown. John Bell, a more…

Priest: Obama denied Mass to Catholics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBN) — How about trying this one on for size? Here is the press release headline from Congressman Tim Huelskamp’s office this afternoon: Apparently, a priest was denied more…

Lawmaker compares Obama to Hitler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE BLAZE) — An Arizona state representative appeared to compare President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a Monday Facebook post that’s drawing controversy. “Someone is paying the more…

Health care missing at Obama newser

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — President Barack Obama sustained an hour-long press conference today without a single question about his signature healthcare law and the glitches that continue to plague the more…

Janet Yellen to be named Fed chair

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — After months of speculation, it's official: Janet Yellen will be the next chair of the Federal Reserve, succeeding Ben Bernanke, the White House said late Tuesday. more…

Default a threat to nation's credit. Not!

by Bob Unruh -- President Obama has been using the threat of a "default" to persuade House Republicans to fund his newly implemented health-care law and the rest of the heavily indebted more…