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On-Line Jackpot: Obama Nears 10 Millionth Donation

On-Line Jackpot: Obama Nears 10 Millionth Donation

This weekend, in advance of tonight’s deadline for 3rd Quarter fundraising, the Obama campaign said it was on track to reach an impressive milestone for the year; its 10 millionth donation. Going into this weekend, more than 9,700,000 separate donations

Ryan: Debate won't make or break race

Ryan: Debate won't make or break race

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said Sunday he doesn’t think Wednesday’s debate will “make or break this campaign.” A decisive victory, though, is still critical to the race, he said in an interview on

Ryan: Holder Must Go

Ryan: Holder Must Go

Vice President nominee Paul Ryan said today he agrees with GOP President nominee Mitt Romney: Attorney General Eric Holder should resign. “The congressman agrees with the governor,” said Ryan spokesman Brendan Buck.  “Either Mr. Holder himself should resign, or the president

Obama Campaign Sends Three Fundraising Emails in One Day

Obama Campaign Sends Three Fundraising Emails in One Day

The media is spending a vast amount of time making the case that President Obama has an insurmountable lead. In fact, the media seems to be making the case that Mitt Romney should simply throw in the towel. But if

1 Million Using Obama Phones in Ohio

1 Million Using Obama Phones in Ohio

According to the Federal Communications Communication, a program that gives free or subsidized phones to low-income people has doubled in the state of Ohio over the past year, to cover more than 1 million people. The Dayton Daily News reports

DSCC Forced to Pour $410K into Maine Senate Race

DSCC Forced to Pour $410K into Maine Senate Race

The Democratic Party is getting more and more concerned about the prospects for Angus King in Maine. What once was looked at as an easy win has gradually become a horse race, and now the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has

Romney, Republicans Unleash 'Joe Wilson' Strategy: 'You Lie!'

Romney, Republicans Unleash 'Joe Wilson' Strategy: 'You Lie!'

Mitt Romney’s strategy for Wednesday’s debate is clear: he will hold President Barack Obama accountable for his numerous lies–especially on Libya and the national debt–in a way that the mainstream media has failed to do. Republicans are uniting around their

U.S. 'Drowning In Unemployment,' Says Federal Reserve Member

U.S. 'Drowning In Unemployment,' Says Federal Reserve Member

On Friday, Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher said the U.S. is “drowning in unemployment” and that the Fed’s monetary easing was not the solution; certainty on taxes and regulation are what’s needed to jump start hiring.  Mr. Fisher’s comments,

Black Church Uses Lynching Photos to Get Out the Vote

Black Church Uses Lynching Photos to Get Out the Vote

The Greater St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church of Indianapolis, Indiana is using a stark reminder of the past to motivate congregants to vote, displaying a graphic photo of a lynching on the roadside in front of the church. In the

Romney's Challenge: He Is Already the Incumbent

Romney's Challenge: He Is Already the Incumbent

Mitt Romney is about as close to defeating President Barack Obama as any Republican could have hoped to be. The polls–if you believe them–show him slightly or significantly behind, but within striking distance. The challenge he faces is unique: he

Calif Dairies Going Broke Due to Feed, Milk Prices

Calif Dairies Going Broke Due to Feed, Milk Prices

(AP) Calif dairies going broke due to feed, milk pricesBy GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated PressHANFORD, Calif.In nearly six decades of running a dairy in central California, Mary Cameron made a name for herself in a male-dominated industry: She led several dairy organizations

GM Recalling 40,859 Cars for Potential Fuel Leaks

GM Recalling 40,859 Cars for Potential Fuel Leaks

(AP) GM recalling 40,859 cars for potential fuel leaksBy DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto WriterDETROITGeneral Motors Co. is recalling more than 40,000 cars sold in warm-weather states because a plastic part might crack and cause a fuel leak. The company is recalling

Another Big Supreme Court Term Kicks Off Monday

Another Big Supreme Court Term Kicks Off Monday

(AP) Another big Supreme Court term kicks off MondayBy MARK SHERMANAssociated PressWASHINGTONWhen last we saw the chief justice of the United States on the bench, John Roberts was joining with the Supreme Court’s liberals in an unlikely lineup that upheld

Medicare Fines over Hospitals' Readmitted Patients

Medicare Fines over Hospitals' Readmitted Patients

(AP) Medicare fines over hospitals’ readmitted patientsBy RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated PressWASHINGTONIf you or an elderly relative have been hospitalized recently and noticed extra attention when the time came to be discharged, there’s more to it than good customer service. Starting Monday,

Maybe We Need to Follow Canada's Blueprint to Fiscal Solvency

Maybe We Need to Follow Canada's Blueprint to Fiscal Solvency

It wasn’t so long ago when Canada found itself heading down the same path of economic destruction that we are on today.  What differentiates them from much of the rest of the developed world, is the approach they were forced

Three Officials Make Excuses over Roles in Fast & Furious

Three Officials Make Excuses over Roles in Fast & Furious

Several officials named in Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on Operation Fast & Furious have spoken out: it’s not our fault! Deputy Assistant Attorney General Jason Weinstein resigned shortly after the report was released and was the highest official named

Biden: 'Fair' to Criticize Romney with Ryan Budget Numbers

Biden: 'Fair' to Criticize Romney with Ryan Budget Numbers

Vice President Joe Biden on Friday attacked Paul Ryan’s plans to reform entitlements in Florida. He then continued to use Paul Ryan’s budget numbers to attack Mitt Romney’s plans for the future and said what he was doing was “fair.” 

Limbaugh: Obama Blocking FBI from Libya Crime Scene

Limbaugh: Obama Blocking FBI from Libya Crime Scene

Two weeks after Islamists murdered U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, FBI agents still have not been granted access to the U.S. consulate in Libya to investigate the crime scene. And conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh believes the Obama administration does

Study: Obamacare May Make Knee Replacements Less Available to Seniors

Study: Obamacare May Make Knee Replacements Less Available to Seniors

In the way America “used” to be, the better biomedical technology we had, the more Americans could live longer, healthier lives. However, in the world of Obamacare and the “new” normal, health ingenuity will be too costly for everyone except

SoloPower: Another Solyndra in Waiting?

SoloPower: Another Solyndra in Waiting?

The Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program has already had two significant failures in the solar industry, the best known being Solyndra. Now a third company, San Jose’s SoloPower, seems to be following in Solyndra’s footsteps and threatening to leave

Citizens Take to Web to Prove Border Not Secure

Citizens Take to Web to Prove Border Not Secure

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has claimed the US/Mexico border is very secure, but regular citizens are contradicting her with their own experiences.  The Texas Department of Agriculture has a 16-part web series called “Texas Traffic” on their

Top Republican: Susan Rice Should Resign for Misleading on Benghazi

Top Republican: Susan Rice Should Resign for Misleading on Benghazi

Peter King (R-NY), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, called on US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice to resign Friday evening. King told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer: I believe that this was such a failure of foreign policy

Obama Urges Congress to Approve Looser Mortgage Standards

Obama Urges Congress to Approve Looser Mortgage Standards

(AP) WASHINGTONCiting historically low mortgages, President Barack Obama is pressing Republicans to back housing policies the White House says would help struggling homeowners refinance their debts and prevent foreclosures. Obama is blaming congressional Republicans for not passing legislation he proposed in

Congressional Black Caucus Honors Eric Holder

Congressional Black Caucus Honors Eric Holder

Attorney General Eric Holder was awarded the Congressional Black Caucus’s Chair Award last Saturday at the Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, DC. In her keynote speech for the event, First Lady Michelle Obama gushed over Mr. Holder’s “outstanding contributions to our

What Republicans in Congress Must Do in 2013, Win or Lose

What Republicans in Congress Must Do in 2013, Win or Lose

At a closed-door meeting last week attended by leaders of the conservative movement, discussions centered around development of a “no excuses” list of big-ticket legislative issues to be addressed in the 113th Congress.  Win or lose, the consensus among both

Louisiana Death Row Inmate Walks Free Due to DNA Evidence

Louisiana Death Row Inmate Walks Free Due to DNA Evidence

Death row inmate Damon Thibodeaux walked free after 15 years behind bars after DNA evidence showed he had been wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of his cousin, authorities said. The 38-year-old was released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary

Reid: Romney Bad Example of Mormonism

Reid: Romney Bad Example of Mormonism

You may have already seen on any number of news sites that Reid said Romney “is not the face of Mormonism” and that he agreed that Romney “sullied the religion.” This is a new line attacking Romney, on the same

Facebook Raises Privacy Concerns: Partnered Firm Can Track User Purchases

Facebook Raises Privacy Concerns: Partnered Firm Can Track User Purchases

Online giant Facebook is raising fresh privacy worries over its ad tracking methods following news that the social networking company is now working with Datalogix, a firm capable of monitoring whether individuals shown online ads ultimately purchase advertised products. The Financial

Obama School Lunch Standards: Spartan Rationing, Tossed Leftovers

Obama School Lunch Standards: Spartan Rationing, Tossed Leftovers

MONTANA – The new school year is only a few weeks old, but it’s already becoming clear that the federal government’s new school lunch guidelines are about as popular as the NFL’s replacement referees. After EAGnews.org published a recent article

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Democrat-Run California

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Democrat-Run California

Due to high taxes, burdensome regulations, lack of public sector reforms, and a lackluster job climate, more people have left California than come to the state since 2005, according to a comprehensive study by the Manhattan Institute released on Tuesday,