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    More than 61 million Facebook users unknowingly participated in the study, which sought to measure the ability of online social networks to catalyze actions in the real world, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • The race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee, is showing some similarities to the 1980 contest between President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.

  • At this point in the convention, you’d expect the delegates to be hoarse from screaming too much. That much is not surprising. But there have been a few unexpected moments and the press has missed a few things and overreacted at others.

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    The U.S. economy grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, suggesting growth will stay weak in the second half of the year, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • 2016 Obama's America

    August may be the laziest month for Hollywood blockbusters, but it has become open season for little-films-that-can. And this year is no exception, with the political documentary “2016: Obama’s America,” pulling in more than $9 million to become the top grossing non-nature documentary of the year.

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    A year after the S&P downgrade, the debt is still growing, the economy may be even shakier than last year, and Congress faces another wave of policy paralysis.

  • Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) addresses the Blackhawk County Republican annual Lincoln Day Dinner in Waterloo, Iowa.

    Despite pro-Main Street rhetoric, presidential candidates take a long time to settle up with businesses. See whose burning small business.

  • Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Asked on Friday who he’d prefer to see as Mitt Romney’s running mate, three-time Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich offered an entire roster of would-be veep choices.

  • Barack Obama

    President Obama was once the fundraiser-in-chief. Now, he faces the very real threat of being the first president to be outspent by a challenger.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder

    By invoking executive privilege over questions about the Justice Department’s “Fast and Furious” operation, the Obama administration is making a mistake of historic proportions, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday.

  • Gingrich: 'Administration Leaking Secrets Like Crazy'

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, discusses the Holder case, President Obama's administration and job creation, with Radio Show Host Lars Larson and CNBC's Joe Kernen.

  • American healthcare reform

    If health care reform is not thrown out entirely, House GOP leaders plan to force an immediate vote to repeal President Obama's signature law, The New York Times reports.

  • Chairman of Las Vegas Sands, Sheldon Adelson offers a toast during a pre-show reception on the opening night of "Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular" at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Sheldon Adelson and his wife have given  $10 million to a super PAC backing Mitt Romney, making them by far the nation's biggest campaign donors,  The New York Times reports.

  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton has been going off-message lately. In a way, he's like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich – a senior statesman who says what he thinks, perhaps without thinking through the implications for his 'team,' and gets in trouble.  In fact, an entire literature has sprung up around why Mr. Clinton appears, at times, to be acting as a double agent for Mr. Romney,  the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    The Romney campaign is recruiting testimonials from workers who have had positive experiences with Bain Capital, countering attacks by President Obama, The New York Times reports.

  • U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday vowed that the House will not wait until after November elections to find a way to avoid a year-end "fiscal cliff" – and that House Republicans will, again, refuse to raise the national debt limit, unless Congress offsets the hike with spending cuts the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters during a campaign stop at the Whistle Stop cafe March 12, 2012 in Mobile, Alabama.

    Campaigning in the backyard of America's auto industry, Mitt Romney re-ignited the bailout debate by suggesting he deserves "a lot of credit" for the recent successes of the nation's largest car companies.

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Massachussetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves to supporters during a primary night gathering at the Suburban Collections Showplace on February 28, 2012 in Novi, Michigan.

    Republican party leaders are starting to gather in support of Mitt Romney, but not as fast as expected for a presumed presidential nominee.

  • Newt Gingrich is the projected winner in Georgia.

    Newt Gingrich bows out of the Republican presidential contest and vows to help Mitt Romney defeat President Barack Obama in November.

  • Republican presidential candidates, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.

    Newt Gingrich has lobbed one attack after another on front-runner Mitt Romney, driving down Romney's likability rating among voters.  The Obama campaign has compiled the slams in a video, the Christian Science Monitor reports.