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Bin Laden Been Hiding In Pain Sight – What’s Up With That Pakistan?

 There is no evidence Pakistani officials knew Osama bin Laden was living at a compound deep inside the country, but the United States is not ruling out the possibility, President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser said on Tuesday.

The death of the al Qaeda leader in Monday's U.S. raid on his compound in Abbottabad, a military garrison town 38 miles from the capital Islamabad, has led some U.S. lawmakers to demand a review of U.S. aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan.

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“Birther” Group Bigger Than You Think

Donald Trump initially got political attention by expressing doubts whether Obama was born in the USA, that issue is not driving his support. Among those who say they definitely or might vote for Trump, only about a third question whether the president was born in the USA.

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Slow Play For Obamacare And The Courts

The Supreme Court rejected a request Monday by Virginia officials to hear the constitutionality of the federal health-care overhaul, ensuring that the legal battle over the Obama-sponsored law will play out first in lower courts.

The high court's resolution of the law that continues to divide congressional Republicans and Democrats would now likely come in mid-2012, rather than the middle of this year.

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It’s Early But G.O.P. Not Genertating Much Interest

A whole lot of Republicans seem to be thinking about making a run for the presidency in 2012. But so far, none have made much of an impression. In a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, only former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney scored in double digits when likely GOP voters were asked who they would support. "No Opinion" got 33 percent, and 12 percent voted for "no one."

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West Anchors Glenn Beck’s Presidential Dream Team

Conservative talker Glenn Beck’s ideal White House ticket for 2012 features a pair of tea party favorites: U.S. Rep. Allen West, the first-term Florida Republican, for president,

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Democrats Change Tune On Debt Ceiling

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer has joined President Obama in conceding that he blundered by voting against an increase to the government’s debt ceiling. 

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Donald Trump Tied for First Place in GOP Presidential Poll

He's gone after President Barack Obama in the last few weeks, but could real estate mogul-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump actually make it to the White House? Maybe.

According to a CNN/Opinion Research Poll released Tuesday, which asked Republicans and Republican-leaning independents who they support for the 2010 GOP presidential nomination, Trump tied former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee for first place, with 19 percent of the vote.

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Are Partisans Hard Wired For Their Particular Political Perspectives?

STUDY: BRAIN DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LIBERALS, CONSERVATIVES:

An intriguing new study has found brain differences between people who identify as politically liberal and those who identify as politically conservative.

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Appeals Court Says Immigration Enforcement Belongs to the Feds

A federal appeals court has refused to lift a stay blocking Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigrants from going into effect, and said the federal government is likely to be able to prove the measure is unconstitutional.

Republican Governor Jan Brewer had asked the appeals court to lift an injunction imposed in July 2010, the day before the law was to take effect.

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Hinkley Tries to Shoot Reagan 30 Years Ago Today

30 years ago today President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by a deranged drifter named John Hinckley Jr.

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