Obama Jobs Speech Happens; Did Anyone Watch?

Obama Jobs Speech Happens; Did Anyone Watch?

You have to give President Obama credit for delivering his “American Jobs Act” speech at 7 p.m. EST, getting it over with early enough so that he wouldn't interfere with the Saints vs. Packers game and/or a crucial episode of Big Brother.

On the flip side, 8 p.m. on is called prime time for a reason.

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Sarah Palin: Definitely Running (in Half-Marathon)

Sarah Palin: Definitely Running (in Half-Marathon)

Not unlike when she ran for V.P., Sarah Palin finished second this weekend in an Iowa half-marathon. Unlike the '08 election, though, second place is impressive!

Conveniently vague on whether she's running for president, basking in attention without having to do any real campaigning, she was fully committed to this run.

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Inside N.Y. City's September 11 Memorial

Inside N.Y. City's September 11 Memorial

The 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York City is just two weeks from Sunday. How the world has changed in the decade since.

In the video below, CBS takes us inside the memorial site at ground zero, where a a test on one of the reflecting pools was recently run. It's very cool.

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Will Sarah Palin Run For President?

Will Sarah Palin Run For President?

Sarah Palin has not said if she will enter the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, but a growing number of GOP insiders feel she will.

Former George W. Bush adviser Karl Rove and tea party organizer Peter Singleton are both among the list of people who think she'll be in, and soon.

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Rush Limbaugh Likens President Obama to New Oreo Cookie

Rush Limbaugh Likens President Obama to New Oreo Cookie

Leave it Rush Limbaugh to take Kraft Foods' delicious new Triple Oreo product and turn it into a strangely-worded, quasi-racial attack on President Obama.

The radio host is no stranger to making controversial comments, but this diatribe from Wednesday (August 17) was a doozy even by his lofty standards.

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Kathy Griffin to Michele Bachmann: Were You Born a Bigot, or ...

Kathy Griffin to Michele Bachmann: Were You Born a Bigot, or ...

Kathy Griffin has been a recurring thorn in the side of the Palins, so it's no surprise that GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is in her sights now.

Appearing on Conan this week, the comedian recalled meeting the Congresswoman in D.C. while researching for her rally to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

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