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sanfordState GOP lawmakers in South Carolina are furious at Governor Mark Sanford over his admitted adulterous affair and associated misuse of state funds and resources. However, the 73 legislators stopped short of forcing the governor's resignation or initiating impeachment proceedings per the procedures set forth in the state constitution.

paying taxesSenate Democrats are once again looking at the option of taxing those with higher incomes to fund healthcare reform, the Wall Street Journal wrote on September 4.

Swine flu shotThe coming swine flu vaccination campaign is expected to begin in October. But with vaccine safety tests being fast-tracked under “public health emergency” rules and the use of some questionable ingredients, many health experts are warning about a myriad of risks associated with the vaccine and the importance of being educated.

Obama on RamadanAt a time when Americans may have gotten used to the White House referring to Easter-related celebrations as merely one kind of “Springtime tradition,” President Obama has found a religion he apparently cannot praise highly enough: Islam.

tea partyAt Town Hall meetings throughout August, angry constituents have let members of Congress know that they are alarmed and outraged over the bailouts, runaway spending, and government takeovers of vast swaths of the American economy. Now the Town Halls have taken to the road, as the Tea Party Express rolls across the country on a 35-city tour. The bus tour, which began in Sacramento, will wind up with a Taxpayer March on Washington, D.C., on September 12

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