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If American States Were Countries, Maryland Would Have Same GDP As South Africa

A map contrasting the gross domestic products of US states to countries around the world portrays just how massive the American economy is.


File photo of President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

Report: Obamacare Website Two Times Larger Than Facebook, Apple’s OS X, And Windows XP Combined

As the White House tries to fix the disastrous rollout of and Republicans try to make political hay out of the websites’ problems, computer experts are trying to figure out just what exactly is in the program.


Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks after a weekly Senate Republican caucus meeting on May 21, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

McConnell: White House ‘Institutionalized Practice Of Pitting Bureaucrats’ Against People They’re Serving

The Senate Republican leader, who last year accused the Obama administration of Nixon-style dirty tricks, says the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is part of a broader government assault on free speech.