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The Tea Party's Government Default Fantasy

Right-wing politicians think it's no big deal if the federal government fails to pay its debts. What planet are they living on?<p>Has the Tea Party been …

The New Jersey Senate Race Highlights the Pathologies of Both Parties

One Garden State candidate is campaigning with Sarah Palin and the other is taking a seven-figure donation from a Wall Street billionaire.<p>In a special election Wednesday, New Jersey voters will decide whether to send Republican Steve Lonegan or Democrat Cory Booker to the United States Senate. Who …

Republicans are delusional about US spending and deficits

The story of out-of-control debts and deficits is just plain wrong. US deficits have fallen in the past four years<p>It is understandable that the public is disgusted with Washington; they have every right to be. At a time when the country continues to suffer from the worst patch of unemployment since …

Malala calls Obama out on drones

The administration’s use of drones is “fueling terrorism” and killing innocent people, says the 16-year-old actvist<p>The power of Malala Yousafzai's advocacy for girls' education in Pakistan's Swat Valley made her a target for the Taliban, but education isn't the only issue she's passionate about.<p>In …

IAEA team in Japan to check Fukushima cleanup

A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has met Japanese government officials in Tokyo as part of a mission to assess progress being made on the cleanup operation underway at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant.<p>The 16-member IAEA team is conducting a follow-up mission …