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Mitt Romney to lunch with President Obama at the White House tomorrow

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“On Thursday, Governor Romney will have a private lunch at the White House with President Obama in the Private Dining Room. It will be the first opportunity they have had to visit since the election,” reads the press release. [Read More]

Family Research Council chief praises Ugandan president

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Family Research Council head Tony Perkins sent out this tweet Monday praising Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni after he embraced criminalization of homosexuality. Museveni was once a highly regarded resistance fighter turned statesman, but now appears to be another president for life. The Ugandan government, reacting to State Department objections, contends the bill no longer imposes [...] [Read More]
Categories: LGBT

Simpson, Bowles warn time’s running out to make budget deal

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There’s a two-thirds chance that no budget agreement will happen during Congress’ lame-duck session, plunging the nation off the “fiscal cliff,” Erskine Bowles warned Wednesday. [Read More]
Categories: General

Hutchison, Kyl propose plan similar to DREAM Act — but without citizenship

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The “Achieve Act” creates a three tier system for illegal immigrants of “good moral character” under the age of 28 who were brought to the U.S. before the age of 14 to obtain legal standing while pursuing higher education or military service. [Read More]