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  • Presidential debate: 7 defining moments in history (+video)

    From Ronald Reagan’s one-liner, “There you go again,” to Al Gore’s heavy sighs and eye rolls, zingers and mannerisms can define a presidential debate even more than the candidates’ positions on critical issues. Here is a look back at seven defining debate moments.

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  • Safeway sold for $9.4 billion, will merge with Albertsons

    With Safeway sold, probably in the fourth quarter, shareholders will get $40 a share, most of it in cash. The company Safeway will be sold to – AB Acquisition – operates Albertsons, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, and Star Market. 

  • Biden-Ryan debate: why it doesn’t matter, and why it does (+video)

    Vice presidential debates have no history of swinging presidential races. But after President Obama's subpar performance last week, Vice President Joe Biden faces pressure Thursday night.

  • Decoder Buzz Why watch the vice-presidential debate? Entertainment value. (+video)

    The vice-presidential debate Thursday might not change much in the polls, but it should provide more zingers than the first presidential debate did – and be a warm-up for Obama-Romney Round 2.

  • Presidential debate: 7 defining moments in history (+video)

    From Ronald Reagan’s one-liner, “There you go again,” to Al Gore’s heavy sighs and eye rolls, zingers and mannerisms can define a presidential debate even more than the candidates’ positions on critical issues. Here is a look back at seven defining debate moments.

  • Whispers and rumors spread about Romney's veep

    As the convention looms closer any Republican seen with Mitt Romney generates buzz around the GOP veep selection.

  • WikiLeaks to release five million emails stolen from Stratfor

    WikiLeaks is making public email stolen from Stratfor, a global security analysis company based in Texas. Hackers broke into Stratfor data systems in December and stole employee emails.

  • Newt Gingrich meets with Donald Trump, begins first ad in Iowa

    Newt Gingrich meets with Donald Trump, begins first ad in Iowa

    Gingrich chose New York City to announce plans to campaign all across the country next fall against Obama. He packed the rest of the day with fundraisers and meetings, including one with Donald Trump, who has sought to play a role in the Republican selection process.

  • Has Ron Paul become electable?

    The Vote Has Ron Paul become electable?

    In a head-to-head matchup with Obama, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is within striking distance, a new Gallup poll shows. But Mitt Romney and Rick Perry are running stronger.

  • Sarah Palin vs. mainstream media: Who's winning?

    Sarah Palin vs. mainstream media: Who's winning?

    Sarah Palin's Bus Tour to Nowhere is attracting a gaggle of reporters, much to the chagrin of the declared Republican candidates. How savvy is Sarah Palin in handling the media?

  • Political misquotes: The 10 most famous things never actually said

    Political misquotes: The 10 most famous things never actually said

    Captain Kirk never said "Beam me up, Scotty!" Ilsa Laszlow never said, "Play it again, Sam," and Sherlock Holmes never said, "Elementary, my dear Watson." But these misquotes remain firmly lodged in the public consciousness, even though they appear nowhere in the original works. The same is true for things "said" – that is, widely attributed to, but not actually said – by political figures. Sometimes a misquote is cooked up by opponents or parodists as a way of discrediting or mocking the figure. Sometimes a line is attributed to a widely admired person as a way of making it sound more authoritative, like when someone co-signs a loan. And sometimes it's just a mistake. Here are 10 of the most widely believed – but completely bogus – things ever "said" by political figures.