Egypt's Morsi flees palace

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Egyptian police battled thousands of protesters outside President Mohamed Mursi's palace in Cairo on Tuesday, prompting the Islamist leader to leave the building, presidency sources said. more…

Boehner tax hike sparks conservative backlash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- House Speaker John Boehner’s proposal to generate $800 billion in new revenue “will destroy American jobs” and Republicans should oppose it, Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina said today. The more…

Obama 'comfortable going off fiscal cliff'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming believes President Barack Obama is "comfortable going off the [fiscal] cliff." "I think the president is increasingly showing his hand that more…

Sportswriter: 'NRA is new KKK'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Kansas City sportswriter Jason Whitlock loves to stoke controversy. So after he blamed Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide on the "gun culture" -- inspiring NBC Sports lecturer Bob Costas --  in an interview with more…

Ashley Judd vs. Mitch McConnell?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The Hollywood movie star and eighth-generation Kentuckian is seriously exploring a 2014 run for the Senate to take on the powerful Republican leader, four people familiar with more…

Vogue editor to be U.S. ambassador?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — As part of a second-term shakeup of his diplomatic corps, President Obama is reportedly considering the appointment of Vogue editor-in-chief and major campaign donor Anna Wintour more…

IRS issues 159 new pages of rules

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The Internal Revenue Service has released new rules for investment income taxes on capital gains and dividends earned by high-income individuals that passed Congress as part more…

Cops want logs of Americans' text messages

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.CNET) — AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and other wireless providers would be required to record and store information about Americans' private text messages for at least two years, more…

The real story about the fiscal cliff

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer 0vrTg6d8] In this podcast, economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry Robinson of "Follow the Money Weekly" tells the real story about the looming fiscal more…