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Former Obama aide denies he weighed dropping Biden

11/01/2013 12:18pm
A new book asserts the idea of replacing Vice President Joe Biden with Hillary Rodham Clinton was floated in President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, but the White House is downplaying it, saying the president never considered making a swap.

Salt Lake City mayor named to Obama climate task force

11/01/2013 4:02pm
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker will join mayors from Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Knoxville, Tenn., as well as several governors in a special appointment to advise President Barack Obama on climate preparedness, the White House announced Friday.

Book claims Huntsman Sr as source for controversial Romney tax rumors

11/01/2013 7:25pm
Many people may remember a damaging claim Sen. Harry Reid made on the Senate Floor in Aug. 2012 that Mitt Romney had not paid taxes for a decade. A new book says the source of a damaging claim was the father of one of Romney's early opponents.