Defense leaders warn of impact of big budget cuts - AP

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‘This is going to have a really significant impact on us… and time is not on our side’

Obama set to deliver state bailouts - AP

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The administration plans to include the proposal in its budget plan next week

Romania to get tough on witches, fine them for false predictions - AP

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On Jan. 1, Romania changed its labor laws to officially recognize witchcraft as a profession, angering some witches

Republicans out front of Obama on regulations - AP

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Issa’s letters from business on reg impacts to Obama total almost 2,000 pages

Obama scheduled to deliver speech Monday at Chamber of Commerce - AP

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The White House and the Chamber, once battling, are now highlighting areas of common ground

Out of Step - AP

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Palin warns that Obama has put us on ‘road to ruin’ on Reagan’s centennial

House Republicans eye UN budget in vote next week - AP

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The move is the latest in a series of votes scheduled by GOP leaders, based on polling of people who visit the ‘YouCut’ website

GOP presidential field praises health law ruling - AP

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Former Gov. Mitt Romney leads the unified pack in praise of the Florida judges “unconstitutional” ruling

Did the Obama admin stretch the facts on health care? - AP

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The new estimate by the Obama admin is more than twice as high as a figure that supporters of the law were using last year

CBO: This year's budget deficit to hit record $1.5T - AP

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The eye-popping numbers mean the government will continue to borrow 40 cents for every dollar it spends

Consumer Confidence Index hits 8-month high - AP

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The index shows that consumer confidence rating jumped to 60.6, up from 53.3 in December

Arizona lawmakers back governor on Medicaid waiver - AP

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Gov. Jan Brewer seeks a federal waiver allowing the state to temporarily remove nearly 300,000 people from its Medicaid rolls

The Democrats' shrinking Senate map in 2012 - TheDC/AP

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Republicans are anxious for 2012 Senate races, with chances and momentum both leaning right

House votes to repeal Obamacare - AP

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The effort is almost certain to stall in the Democratic-controlled Senate

GOP plans to probe financial crisis - AP

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The Oversight and Government Reform Committee will investigate bailouts and the foreclosure crisis on Jan. 26

With Obama, Hu concedes China’s rights need help - AP

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President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao shared an unusual and intimate dinner in the Old Family Dining Room in the White House Tuesday

Pawlenty opposes raising federal debt ceiling - AP

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Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential GOP presidential candidate in 2012, says he opposes raising the nation’s debt ceiling and is urging Republicans in Congress to do the same

Giffords' breathing tube removed - AP

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Doctors have freed Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords from her ventilator and could soon know if she’ll have speaking abilities

Farmers call for spending cuts, can't agree where - AP

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The nation’s biggest farm lobbying group supports a balanced budget. Just don’t ask its members where the government should trim agriculture spending

Treasury launches debit card pilot for tax refunds - AP

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Low-income taxpayers will be able to get their tax refunds this year on prepaid debit cards the Treasury Department announced Thursday