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New Jersey officer probed for criticizing Obama, US Constitution

A New Jersey police officer is under investigation after he was videotaped making comments about President Barack Obama and the Constitution.<p>Part-time Officer Richard Recine was called to the Helmetta town hall Monday because resident Steve Wronko was seen videotaping. Wronko insisted he had a …

Obama doubles down on threat to act against 'tax inversions' by US firms

Following Walgreens’ change of action to remain in US tax jurisdiction, the president defends controversial stance on issue<p>In the wake of a rare tactical victory for the White House, Barack Obama on Wednesday evening defended his threat to use controversial presidential powers to prevent companies …

Obama Praises Republican Lawmakers As Key To Veterans Affairs Overhaul

In an alternate reality, President Obama always talks the way he did at Ft. Belvoir Thursday.<p>WASHINGTON — President Obama praised several Republican lawmakers at a press event in Virginia Thursday, congratulating them for crossing the aisle and helping create legislation reforming the Veterans …

Bernie Sanders

How Not To Impeach Barack Obama

Rand Paul and other Republicans struggle to avoid the party base's current obsession — and the Democrats' favorite subject.<p>DES MOINES — Across Iowa this week, in storefront Republican Party offices festooned with campaign posters, and photos of Ronald Reagan, and papier-mâché elephant busts, and …

Obama: Americans Don't Want me 'Twiddling My Thumbs'

President Barack Obama defended his use of executive actions Wednesday, saying that the American people don’t want him “twiddling my thumbs” as Congress remains in gridlock.<p>"We're going to make sure that every time we take one of these steps that we are working within the confines of my executive …

Health Care Law

Obama signs veterans bill into law

President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs, in what amounted to a rare display of bipartisanship amid the current congressional gridlock.<p>The signing, which took place at Fort Belvoir, Va., capped off months of heated negotiations. The …

5 things I learned riding the 2015 Indian Scout

This is the cruiser you want if you don't want a cruiser at all.<p><i>On Monday we got a look at the new 2015 Indian Scout, Polaris' shot across the Sportster 1200's bow. Editor Zach Bowman—no cruiser enthusiast by a long shot—was in Sturgis, and sampled the Scout. This is what he discovered about the</i> …

Mountain Biking

Ram 1500 Diesel Pickup Fuel Economy: Drivers Beat Mileage Ratings In Real-World Use

This year's full-size pickup truck sales are surging, driven at least in part by increased U.S. oil production, according to Ford chief economist …

FCA US

1968 Dodge Charger Hemi

It looks like the Chrysler Corporation is flat out in the automobile business again.<p>From the November 1967 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Last year, we applauded Plymouth for building what we thought was the best looking Detroit car of 1967, the Barracuda. A remarkable feat, considering the Chrysler …

Sports Cars

This 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 nearly lost it on the 'Ring

Nearly uncamouflaged, and nearly binned.<p>This is what it looks like when a test driver almost bashes up an expensive prototype. The Ford test driver was whipping the 2016 Mustang Shelby GT350 around Nordschleife to dial it in, when suddenly the back end stepped out to the right, and the driver …

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