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Dec. 31, 2012

New Years 2013: The 10 Most Common New Year's Resolutions

Those daunting resolutions that we both know are never kept.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Hobby Lobby Lawsuit: How a Company is Cheating Its Employees to Make a Point

Hobby Lobby has announced its intention to violate a federal mandate enforcing contraception coverage under Obamacare, facing fines of up to $1.2 million a day.
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Dec. 31, 2012

War With Iran: US and Israel Cyber Warfare Against Iran Is Very Much Underway

Those who are wondering if the U.S. or Israel will go to war with Iran miss the fact that the first salvo has already been fired.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Obama Gives the Least Productive Congress in History a Raise

Obama has approved salary increases for the do-nothing 112th Congress.
Dec. 31, 2012

Quadrantid Meteor Shower 2013: When and Where to Watch

The annual Quadrantid Meteor Shower will kick off the first days of the 2013 new year. Here's where to watch and what to expect from the event.
Dec. 31, 2012

5 Directors That Could Successfully Helm Star Wars Episode 7

Now that George Lucas is (mercifully) out of the picture, who should be tapped to right the aging franchise.
Dec. 31, 2012

Fox News Lies and Gaffes: The 5 Biggest Blunders of 2012

Although there were many to choose from, here are the top five Foc News blunders of 2012
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Dec. 31, 2012

Payroll Taxes 2013: Thanks to Congress, Your Taxes Will Spike Next Year

2010's temporary payroll tax holiday is set to expire at the beginning of next year, with an extension of the cuts out of the question for GOP congressmen. How much will it cost your family?
Dec. 31, 2012

Les Miserables Movie: Should Feminists Be Angry About It?

Female characters in Les Miserables represent traditional gender stereotypes. Why these roles and more progressive ones must exist in tandem.
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Dec. 31, 2012

The Top 5 People to Blame When We Go Over the Fiscal Cliff

If Washington is unable to pass even a modest deal to avert the fiscal cliff, it will reflect poorly on everyone involved, but here are the five main culprits.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fox News Makes $1 Billion This Year, But Off the Corpse of Romney Campaign?

Fox News made record profits this year, making over $1 billion and maintaining the #1 spot in cable news coverage for the 11th year running. But did it kill the Romney campaign?
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Dec. 31, 2012

Top GOP Leaders Slam Obama's Fiscal Cliff Speech

Top GOP leaders are already slamming President Obama on his speech to the American people regarding the search for a fiscal cliff deal. Here's what they have to say.
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Dec. 31, 2012

20 Top Politicians to Watch in 2013

The Castro brothers could be the rising stars for Democrats, while Tim Scott and Chris Christie will shine for Republicans. Rand Paul, meanwhile, will be the new face of libertarianism.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Obama Meet the Press: 6 Priorities of the President's Second Term

In an interview on Meet the Press, President Obama outlined his second term agenda.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Hobby Lobkby Lawsuit: Obamacare Contraception Mandate Could Spark Protests

Hobby Lobby's announcement on Thursday declared that it will not comply with Obamacare's contraceptive mandate. Could their defiance spark similar protests?
Dec. 31, 2012

Oscar Buzz: Argo, Lincoln and 5 Movies Most Likely to Get Best Picture

With the nomination date nearing, here are five films that are likely to get the Academy Award nod.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Jack Lew Secretary of Treasury: Could He Replace Tim Geithner

Every week a new name is floated as a potential replacement for Treasury Secretary Geithner. Jack Lew is one of many names, but who is he?
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Dec. 31, 2012

Jamie Dimon Secretary of Treasury: Could He Replace Tim Geithner?

As we come closer to jumping off the fiscal cliff, many are thinking ahead to who may replace Timothy Geithner. Will it be Jamie Dimon?
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Dec. 31, 2012

Mark Sanford For Congress is a Disaster

Congress needs a new kind of Republican to challenge the gridlock we see day after day. Mark Sanford is not that Republican.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Are we Already at War With Iran?

The economic war with Iran is already unprecedented. Will 2013 be the year that this cold war gets hot?
Dec. 31, 2012

NYPD Harassing Women?

An account of one woman's experience with the New York Police Department, and street harassment.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Chuck Hagel Secretary of Defense: Charges of Anti-Semitism and Weakness Are Unfounded

Hagel is the right man to run the Pentagon, and charges against him have yet to show merit.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Deal: Why Failure is an Option

Everyone loses if we go over the fiscal cliff, but the American people lose the biggest.
Dec. 31, 2012

The Hobbit: Is Tolkien's Middle Earth Based On Kentucky?

According to recent reports, 'The Hobbit's' mystical world was inspired by the Bluegrass State.
Dec. 31, 2012

New Year’s 2013 Resolutions: Should You Even Make One?

When making New Year's resolutions, if there are ways to make it a positive ritual, there’s a chance it could be a heck of a lot more fun.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Deadline: 6 Ways Markets Will Be Impacted

In summary, the fiscal cliff will impact the stock market by reducing the after-tax value of dividends and generate selling pressure on dividend-paying stocks. among other negative outcomes.
Dec. 31, 2012

New Year's Eve Fun Facts: 40% of Young People Will Pass Out Before Midnight

40% of 18- to 25-year-olds who say they've passed out before midnight on a New Year's Eve.
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Dec. 31, 2012

The Fiscal Cliff Tax Rate Plan

With President Obama set to speak at 1:30 PM EST on the fiscal cliff deal, reports are coming in that Congress is closer than ever to a deal heavily tilted in favor of the White House.
Dec. 31, 2012

NHL Lockout: 4 Reasons Why the NHL Should Not Exist

The NHL lockout should remind us that the NHL and professional hockey are not one and the same.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Speech Recap: What did President Obama Say?

Recap of President Barack Obama's speech to the media regarding the ongoing fiscal cliff negotiations on December 31st, 2012.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Mitch McConnell and Biden reach fiscal cliff deal on tax issues, address spending cuts later

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

2012 Year in Review: Top Health Stories, Major Progress Across Globe

From Obamacare to Bloomberg's soda ban to major global health milestones, 2012 was a great year for progress in health.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Tax Rate Spike: How Congress Played Chicken And Lost

Regardless of your political preference, you’re gonna get screwed today. When it’s over, take time to communicate your feelings to your senators and representative so this never happens again.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Deal: Boehner and Congress Got the Short End of the Stick

Speaker of the House John Boehner and his fellow Republicans will have to compromise with President Obama in order to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Dec. 31, 2012

Top 4 Places to Wake Up on New Year’s Day

Wake up in 2013 in one of these amazing locales.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Obama Fiscal Cliff Speech LIVE Video

With President Obama set to speak at 1:30 PM EST on the fiscal cliff deal, reports are coming in that Congress is closer than ever to a deal heavily tilted in favor of the White House.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Over the fiscal cliff for United States, no vote in House tonight

After 11th hour talks appeared to be progressing in Senate, the House will not vote on any fiscal cliff bills tonight. Over the fiscal cliff we go.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Kim Kardashian Baby: Kanye West and America's Favorite Reality Star Expecting

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are having a baby. Why the announcement has gone viral over social media.
Dec. 31, 2012

The Best Hangover Cures For New Years Day

Don’t start off 2013 with your head in the toilet like some frat boy.
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Dec. 31, 2012

No new spending cuts in tentative fiscal cliff 2013 deal

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013 Deal Emerging: Here are the Details

All the details you need to know from the emerging deal to avert fiscal cliff 2013.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Initial Thoughts on Fiscal Cliff Deal Outline

A first take on the deal being leaked in advance of the president's speech and a congressional vote.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Senator Harkin furious about mini-deal to avert fiscal cliff 2013

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff deal has been reached, balance of spending cuts and revenue increases

Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Filibuster Reform is More Critical Than Ever, and the 2013 Senate Must Address it Immediately

Filibuster and requests for cloture on motions to bring legislation to the Senate floor for debate have stalled the legislative process. It’s time to eliminate this cause to gridlock.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Senator Kyl (R-AZ) says "a lot of progress" has been made

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Senate Republicans would back fiscal cliff 2013 deal, support tax hikes over $400k

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Obama Fiscal Cliff Speech LIVE: President Outlines Deal (Video)

President Obama will make a statement on the fiscal cliff talks and outline the tentative deal. Watch live here.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Fiscal Cliff Tax Rate Plan: Obama Outlines Plan LIVE

With Obama set to speak at 1:30 PM EST on the Fiscal Cliff, Washington Post's Ezra Klein reports that members of Congress may agree on a deal with minimal cuts.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Obama's fiscal cliff remarks, quick reactions by pundits and Republicans

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

White House: Obama to make statement at 1:30pm on Fiscal Cliff 2013

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Wait, why am I here?

Some laughs courtesy of meangirlsofcapitalhill.tumblr
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Dec. 31, 2012

AP Sources: 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Emerging, confirmed by Republican officials

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Republican source confirms a tax deal is done.

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Obama's New Year's Eve statement on Fiscal Cliff feels like a pep rally

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

McConnell-Biden Fiscal Cliff Deal Faces Opposition from Democrats & Republicans

As talks continue, both parties are cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal before historic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect on Jan 1. Follow for live updates in the final stretch.
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Dec. 31, 2012

Obama's fiscal cliff statements blame Republicans, build support from Democrats

President Obama's statement on the fiscal cliff talks felt like a campaign stop with cheering "middle-class Americans" in the room. Was it his attempt at building support among his Democrat base