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A graph depicting American trust in government, which has hit historic lows during the administration of President Barack Obama. (Credit: people-press.org)

Pew: For Every 10 Americans, Only 3 Trust The Government

The Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. has found that fewer Americans than ever trust the decisions made by the government.

03/11/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats Criticize Cuccinelli for Book Remarks

Democratic lawmakers on Thursday denounced Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s remarks in his new book about government programs like Medicare and Social Security.

01/31/2013

File photo of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid Likens GOP To New York Jets – ‘Who Is The Quarterback?’

United States Senate majority leader Harry Reid likened the GOP to the hapless New York Jets on Thursday.

12/06/2012

Latinos and immigrants participate in a rally on immigration reform in front of the White House on Nov. 8, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Over 50,000 Immigrants Get Green Light To Stay

Tens of thousands of young illegal immigrants are taking advantage of President Barack Obama’s offer to let them stay and work in the United States.

11/16/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

Screen shot of "Ride With Pride" program (credit: Amtrak)

Taxpayer-Funded Amtrak Releases Ads Targeted For Gay Couples

Taxpayer-funded Amtrak has released a new ad campaign targeted for gay and lesbian couples.

08/03/2012

A view of a home in Deposit, New York. The Southern Tier of New York, an area which borders Pennsylvania and is predominately rural, has been struggling for decades with both high unemployment and chronic levels of poverty. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US Poverty On Track To Rise To Highest Since 1960s

The ranks of America’s poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century. That means gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s are being erased amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net.

07/22/2012

A surveillance camera (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

iPhone (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Big W)

Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

Men In Black star Will Smith (Photo Credit: Carlos Alvarez / Getty Images)

Will Smith Supports Obama’s Call For Higher Taxes

One of Hollywood’s biggest and best-paid stars is supporting President Barack Obama’s call for higher taxes on the country’s top earners.

05/07/2012

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