Durbin: Fiscal cliff now, entitlements later

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) WASHINGTON — A top Democrat pressured fellow progressives Tuesday to consider long-term changes to the social safety net, even as the party digs in for more…

Obama vs. House on guns: Who will prevail?

by Art Moore -- Gun retailers continue to report record-high sales since the re-election of President Obama, but Second Amendment advocates say any moves by the White House to restrict access to more…

New tax idea 'to save U.S. from fiscal cliff'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer k4lZmz89] With the nation just five weeks away from plunging off the so-called "fiscal cliff," U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, said the lines currently drawn in this more…

Record-breaking gun sales on Black Friday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) For the second consecutive year, prospective gun buyers joined Black Friday shoppers in record numbers as firearms dealers swamped the FBI with required buyer background check more…

Rand Paul won't support tax hikes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) - While some Republicans have indicated they may break their no-tax-hike pledge, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is not among them: "I made a pledge to the people more…

Buffett urges Congress to raise taxes on rich

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) Billionaire Warren Buffett is again calling for higher taxes on America's "ultrarich" and he's urging Congress to compromise on spending cuts and tax increases. Buffett said more…

Treasury borrows $24 billion day after Thanksgiving

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — The U.S. Treasury increased the net debt of the United States $24,327,048,384.38 on the day after Thanksgiving, which equals approximately $211.69 for each of the nation’s more…

Cheering for 'Small Business Saturday'

by Roger Simmermaker -- It's no secret that more families are focusing on American jobs and therefore the American economy by seeking out American-made goods where they can be found. So it's more…

132 counterfeit websites seized on Cyber Monday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — U.S. and European authorities seized 132 domain names in a counterfeit goods crackdown linked to Cyber Monday, the online bargain day, the head of U.S. Immigration more…