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Confused about the Petraeus scandal? Here is a flowchart from Gawker that explains all

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On Friday, CIA Director David Petraeus announced that he is resigned from the agency due to having engaged in an extramarital affair. [Read More]

Nancy Pelosi to announce plans Wednesday

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House minority leader Nancy Pelosi will announce on Wednesday morning in Washington whether she will run again to lead Democrats in the minority, after failing to win the net 25 seats she needed to regain the Speaker’s gavel that she lost in 2010 after four years as the highest ranking female politician in U.S. history. [...] [Read More]

Big buzz on carbon taxes

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The Washington policy machine is all atwitter with the idea that the carbon tax’s time has come. It is an elegant three-run homer that would tackle climate change, tax reform and the budget deficit in one fell swoop. It would meet the conservatives’ quest for consumption taxes, the liberals’ quest for new revenues and the [...] [Read More]