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  • Iraq military official: 40 soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State militants; 68 missing

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq military official: 40 soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State militants; 68 missing.

  • 'The Lion King' earns record box office

    NEW YORK (AP) — Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time. With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, "The Lion King" stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office total of any work in any media in entertainment...

  • US existing home sales fall in August

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. Sales of existing homes fell 1.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. That snaps a...

  • Ad portrays Obama as bad boyfriend

    The 60-second spot by Americans for Shared Prosperity features a woman saying she "fell in love" with President Obama in 2008. But by 2012, she says, "our relationship was in trouble."

  • Paul Ryan to GOP: Don't assume a wave

    House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in an exclusive interview, warned his fellow Republicans not to count on a wave this November as an excuse to avoid outlining an agenda.

  • US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes.

  • Lois Lerner: 'I didn't do anything wrong'

    Lerner, who conservatives contend orchestrated the IRS' extra scrutiny of Tea Party-aligned organizations, broke a year and a half of media silence to defend her reputation.

  • Infographic --- Old vs. new: Firing a Veterans Affairs executive

    Graphic illustration by Chris Henderson/Examiner.

  • Ransom: Dems sold top House positions for $100,000; $200,000 for legislation

    House Democrats, panicked after Newt Gingrich and the GOP shocked Washington by winning the House in 1994, became so obsessed with raising money to take back the chamber they even sold off top leadership jobs, according to a longtime Democratic fundraiser.

  • Gillibrand's weight critic revealed

    For days, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has refused to reveal which male colleague called her "chubby," an anecdote she's used to demonstrate problems facing female politicians.

  • Rick Perry uses Joan Rivers' death as support for anti-abortion law

    Speaking at an event Sunday, Perry said, "it’s a curious thought" whether the comedian would still be alive had there been tighter regulations at the New York outpatient surgery center where she went into cardiac arrest earlier this month.

  • Experts: Obama could drag Hillary Clinton to defeat in 2016

    Hillary Clinton will have a hard time winning due to the rotten economy, President Obama's slumping approval rating and America's desire for change after a two-term president, according to two political prognosticators.

  • GOP pushes voters to the polls via Facebook app

    By using the "Voter to Voter" Facebook app, GOP voters pledge their support in the November elections, and then are prompted to challenge three other friends to do the same -- much like the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge."

  • Your stories from the Washington Examiner

    Scroll down for the latest from the Washington Examiner: » Congress ducks military authorization vote, for now House and Senate lawmakers dodged a vote on a broad military authorization for President Obama to go after Islamic terrorists in the Middle East, guaranteeing a heated debate over...

  • Climate justice now! Occupy the climate!

    The genius of the People's Climate March, at least as far as its organizers and participants were concerned, is that the concept of climate is broad and flexible enough to cover everything.



From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

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  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

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