Obama: Washington Feels Broken

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President Obama says he underestimated how politics trumps problem solving in Washington.

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    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. More
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    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
  • NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season
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  • Sanders, O’Malley race to be the Clinton alternative - Washington Post
    Sanders draws more than 2,500 to Iowa stop — tops for this ... - Washington Post
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  • Obamacare improves health care in state, but could be better - Seattle Times
    ... meeting its objective in Washington state. ... is so significant that the Obama administration ... She no longer feels trapped in a job ...
    07/4/2015 - 11:03 am | View Link
  • Stop Demonizing Michael Oren - Forward
    Oren's Orgy of Self-Justification - Huffington Post
    07/4/2015 - 9:37 am | View Link
  • Summer Books - National Review
    Jared Meyer, of Disinherited: How Washington Is ... it means whatever the Obama administration ... This outstanding thriller feels like it could ...
    07/4/2015 - 9:12 am | View Link
  • As D.C. bickers, Minnesotans suffer from the gridlock - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    WASHINGTON – Ask Todd County dairy farmer Pat Lunemann ... But in the past couple of months, he feels a little ... which was signed by ...
    07/4/2015 - 9:07 am | View Link
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  • Dear President Obama, you’re no Ronald Reagan
    This has been the first on-the-job-training presidency since George Washington ... executive feels pretty good about himself. Isn’t that enough? No one believes it’s morning in America, but at least it’s a fresh dewy dawn in Obama’s mind.
    07/4/2015 - 11:31 pm | View Link
  • It’s time to stop demonizing Michael Oren
    Often those phone calls would come at 3 or 4 AM, Washington time, and Michael, enduring another sleepless night, would share his fears about how the Obama administration was ... If Michael feels that American Jewry is failing Israel at the most dangerous ...
    07/4/2015 - 11:06 pm | View Link
  • Obamacare in Washington state: Are the goals being met?
    The problem is so significant that the Obama administration recently issued additional information that strengthens and helps clarify the coverage of both benefits. In Washington ... She no longer feels trapped in a job because it offers benefits.
    07/4/2015 - 8:29 pm | View Link
  • Obama administration spied on German media as well as its government
    Washington (CNN)An investigation by the German parliament is raising questions on whether the Obama administration not only spied ... not surprisingly. "It feels bitter to learn that American intelligence agencies spied on reporters in another country ...
    07/4/2015 - 9:04 am | View Link
  • How progressives talk about July 4 and our national history
    King of the Washington Post compared Obama's remarks with those of Douglass ... I am NOT saying that black or brown or red or yellow or gay folks, or anyone who feels marginalized should keep their thoughts to themselves because they might scare the ...
    07/4/2015 - 7:45 am | View Link
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    President Barack Obama Obama Administration Job ratings. Major polls 6/30 Gallup daily tracking 7/1
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    Post Politics from The Washington Post is the source for political news headlines, in-depth politics coverage and political opinion, plus breaking news on the Obama ...
    07/4/2015 - 6:20 am | View Website
  • Washington Insider: Obama Member of Chicago Gay Man’s Club ...
    Donald Young, TUCC Choir director Larry Sinclair, gay escort Reggie Love, White House presidential assistant and Obama’s “body man” Artur Davis, US ...
    07/4/2015 - 5:51 am | View Website
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