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GOP awakening in name only?

GOP awakening in name only?

11/19/12 07:00PM

Since the election, Republicans have insisted they’re making changes within the party. Yet so far, members have showed they’re not really interested in... watch

Photo: AP/Charlie Neibergall

Rubio has political pandering down to a science

11/19/12 03:59PM

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is rumored to be eyeing higher office, but there's at least one kind of job he won't be going after: scientist. In an interview with GQ Magazine, Rubio, who is a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, was asked how old he thought Earth was. He replied, "I'm not a scientist, man. I can tell you what recorded history says, I can tell you what the Bible says, but I think that's a dispute amongst theologians and I think it has nothing to do with the gross domestic product or economic growth of the United States." read more

President Barack Obama and Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi speak to the media during a brief joint press conference at her residence in Yangon, on November 19. (Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP - Getty Images)

Obama praises steps toward democracy in historic Myanmar visit

11/19/12 12:22PM

President Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Myanmar Monday where he met separately with both President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Standing in front of the home of Suu Kyi, who was imprisoned for nearly two decades before being released by the military government in 2010 as the country transitioned to civilian rule, the president sounded an optimistic note on the country’s move toward democracy. read more

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