Appearing on ABC's "Good Morning America" and CNN on Thursday following reports that the Justice Department is investigating whether she used campaign funds for personal expenses, former Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell (R-Del.) emphatically denied any wrongdoing and lashed out at her accusers.
President Obama appointed Wednesday the first U.S. ambassador to Syria since 2005, using a recess appointment to bypass opposition from Senate Republicans. He also appointed ambassadors to Turkey, the Czech Republic and Azerbaijan, as well as a deputy attorney general.
President Obama is extending his vacation in Hawaii an extra day, the White House announced Wednesday. He will now depart the evening of Jan. 3, arriving in Washington the afternoon of Jan. 4.
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It's worth noting that while Michael Bloomberg is chastising his constituents for making a big deal out of the Northeast snowstorm, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (D) has gone a step farther, railing against the whole country over the rescheduling of a football game. From the Early Lead:
While Newark mayor Cory Booker gets love for personally helping dig people out of the slush, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is stuck defending his snow-removal efforts. During a testy news conference in Brooklyn Tuesday morning, asked if he regretted anything about the city's response to the snow, Bloomberg responded "I regret everything in the world."
In a Slate article Monday, David Weigel argued that five of the most infamous "gaffes" of 2010 should be forgiven. But which slip-up is the worst?
As southern New Jersey tries to crawl out from under NUMBER feet of snow (check out this great time-lapse video), they're being helped not by Gov. Chris Christie or Lt. Gov Kim Guadagno but by senate president and acting governor Stephen M. Sweeney, a Democrat. Why? Because both of the state's top executives skipped town before the storm hit. (Christie is at Disney World in Florida; Guadagno is in Mexico.) Guadagno is the state's first lieutenant governor, a position created by a constitutional amendment to fill in for an absent governor. Democrats are now complaining that she isn't pulling her weight.
President Obama has weighed in on a number of divisive social and cultural topics during his time in office. What do you think of the following statements he has made? Are you glad he spoke up or do you think he shouldn't have commented?
Just a week after coming under fire for saying he didn't remember the civil-rights era being that bad, Politico reports that Mississippi governor and potential 2012 presidential candidate Haley Barbour (R) has been flying lavishly on the taxpayer's dime.
President Obama and his family attended church Sunday in Hawaii, making one of their few public appearances since he arrived here Thursday.
Fox News contributor Juan Williams said Sunday that Sarah Palin "can't stand on the intellectual stage" with President Obama.
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