Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
5 things to know after Panthers stuff Bucs 27-6 - Bryan-College Station Eagle ... like a Top 10 team, but I do ... t blame President Obama for ... celebrates as Dwan Edwards ... up and being physical early on ... T RUN: ... 12/2/2013 - 4:35 am | View Link
Iraq's Lessons on Political Will - Middle East Forum Early Missteps As the George W ... A 2005 "Red Team" report, suggesting ... 21] As President Barack Obama would ... went back to what they knew ... 11/27/2013 - 7:53 am | View Link
Obama staffer testifies at John Edwards trial Palmieri had become close friends with Elizabeth Edwards ... knew "all along" that Baron had been supporting his mistress and baby. The girl was born in February 2008 a few weeks after he suspended his presidential campaign after poor showings in the early ... 05/9/2012 - 10:23 am | View Link
Dirty tricks in Iowa involving former Obama 2008 staffer? The story starts with an arrest yesterday in Des Moines of Zach Edwards ... in early 2007 as an intern organizing North-West Las Vegas. In September 2007, Zach joined the Obama New Media department as co-director of the Nevada New Media team and then ... 01/20/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Obama team goes on the offense Just this week, Obama’s team blasted the GOP’s apparent frontrunner ... in the end of January because we were very worried about John Edwards,” Dowd said. “And we knew that if we focused on John Kerry, Democratic primary voters would ... 07/6/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
In early days, Obama's presidential style defined by response to economic crisis “He’s flexible,” George Edwards, a scholar of the presidency and currently a visiting fellow at Oxford University, said of Obama. “He’s still learning.” Nothing defines his early days as ... he took office, Obama knew he faced a rare moment ... 04/28/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Obama team probe of Obama team finds no Obama team impropriety Then out of the blue Obama's team said that Fitzgerald's ... personal benefit for the Governor. In those early conversations with the Governor, Mr. Emanuel recommended Valarie Jarrett because he knew she was interested in the seat. 12/22/2008 - 11:00 am | View Link
Barack Obama delivered a statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela yesterday. During his speech he told about his first public speech on apartheid at Occidental College. ÂI am one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from Nelson MandelaÂs life. My very first political action, the first thing I ever did that involved an issue or a policy or politics, was a protest against apartheid.
On Friday, the White House announced that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama would travel to South Africa next weeks to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela. Obama has already announced that the White House will fly the flags at half-staff though December 9 in Mandelas honor. When former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died, President Obama did not lower the White House flags, nor did he attend her funeral, instead sending ex-Secretaries of State George Shultz and James Baker III.
Moving on to the 1990s, there is the very unsettling saga of Ray Boeche, an Anglican priest and a former state-director for MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network. In 1991, Boeche met (at Lincoln, Nebraska) with two US Department of Defense physicists working on a project to try and contact what were termed Non-Human Entities, or NHEs.
Rev. Jesse Jackson appeared on Fox News' Special Report on Thursday to comment on the passing of Nelson Mandela--and to exploit Mandela's death for his own campaign against "voter suppression," i.e. laws requiring photo ID at the voting booth on Election Day. Unfortunately for Rev. Jackson, South Africa requires photo ID to vote.
With the recent high profile dismissal of hosts Alec Baldwin and Martin Bashir, you would think MSNBC executives would have warned their on air employees to tone down the inflammatory rhetoric. Apparently not, for on Now with Alex Wagner Friday, Chris Matthews actually said that South Africa's last apartheid era leader F.
The Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for the lifespan of (a) wind farm. An investigation by The Associated Press earlier this year documented bald and golden eagles being killed by the giant, spinning blades of wind turbines.