Oversight in Government

‘Never Seen Anything Like It’: Salvation Army Gets Very Special Donation Dropped Into Kettle
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Salvation Army volunteer Corinne Charleston thought it was a good day when someone dropped a $50 bill into one of their red kettles. It was about to get so much better. A Salvation Army bell ringer stands in front of a holiday window display at Bergdorf Goodman on Dec. 9, 2013 in New York City. […]

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McConnell's Christmas-themed Campaign Ad Hits Obama, Grimes
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell got into the holiday spirit this week by airing a clever twist on a Christmas poem that would lead viewers to think President Barack Obama should receive a lump of coal in his stocking.

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Christie Has History of Bullying, Petty Attacks
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes petty revenge against people who he believes have slighted him, enhancing his bullying image, The New York Times reports. Christie has most recently angered Garden Staters over George Washington Bridge lane closures in September. Two of…

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Housing Outlook for 2014: Steadier, Sturdier
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The Outlook: The housing market in 2014 should be less confusing than it was over the past few years, when prices tanked then shot back up as inventory thinned out. But it may also be less robust.

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Obamas' Christmas Message Touts Administration's Foreign Policy
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On Christmas Day, the White House released a joint Christmas message from President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Obama and his wife thanked the troops and touted the Obama foreign policy record of bringing troops back to the United States from Iraq and Afghanistan, with Obama concluding: “In fact, with the Iraq war over […]

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Pope's Christmas Message: Pray for Peace
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On Wednesday, Pope Francis gave his first official Christmas message in Italian, speaking from the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica. It focused on the theme of peace. “I take up the song of the angels who appeared to the shepherds in Bethlehem on the night when Jesus was born. It is a song which unites […]

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Gay Marriages in Utah Can Continue
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A federal judge has allowed gay marriage in Utah to continue, denying a request by the state that wanted to stop gay marriages for an appeals process.

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