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
    Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
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    The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television. More
  • Obama chasing a mirage - Arab News
    ... weeks’ time US President Barack Obama is ... new balance of power, in 2005 Washington arranged ... the opposite may happen: Once Tehran ...
    05/2/2015 - 3:07 pm | View Link
  • 5/2 THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 5/2 THIS DAY IN HISTORY: RAY 'BIG BOSSMAN' ... - Pro Wrestling Insider
    Jericho feels better, so Vince goes back to Stacy's tummy. Meanwhile, Jericho is still in the room talking to himself and envisioning the stars.
    05/2/2015 - 8:46 am | View Link
  • Full text of Arun Shourie's interview to Karan Thapar - India Today
    It began with his visit to Washington in September. Then there was President Obama's visit as ... I am sure the prime minister himself feels this
    05/1/2015 - 2:48 pm | View Link
  • Raped 25 times in six days: sex slave’s horror - Daily Telegraph Australia
    Raped 25 times in six days: sex slave’s horror - Adelaide Now
    05/1/2015 - 1:08 pm | View Link
  • Biden becomes pivotal Detroit advocate - Detroit News
    Guralnick / The Detroit News) Washington — ... s biggest advocates in the Obama administration ... cabinet meetings about how good he feels ...
    05/1/2015 - 12:23 pm | View Link
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  • Fear of free speech
    WASHINGTON ... this paragraph feels risky. On the other side of the coin, we all want to call the criminals who have been looting, burning and targeting Baltimore police officers "thugs," but only African -Americans — President Obama and Baltimore ...
    05/3/2015 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • 4 Senate Dems could help hand Obama fast track
    The fate of President Barack Obama’s “fast-track” trade bill in the Senate ... Story Continued Below Few will be surprised if Sen. Patty Murray of Washington backs the bill, but she’s stopped short of declaring a final position ahead of the looming ...
    05/3/2015 - 1:12 am | View Link
  • How Bill Nye became the Obama climate guy
    It has been a busy week — including, most notably, a trip with President Barack Obama on Air Force One to visit the Florida ... sticking more with the role of an educator. Nye feels different. “Bring it on,” he says. Speaking of debate, Nye has ...
    05/3/2015 - 12:05 am | View Link
  • As Ben Carson bashes Obama, many blacks see a hero’s legacy fade
    [That time Ben Carson called President Obama a ‘psychopath’] In the ensuing months and ... Mark Terrelonge, 26, who is in his final year at Stanford University School of Medicine, said he feels his heart sink every time another clip of Carson shows ...
    05/2/2015 - 9:50 pm | View Link
  • White House Correspondents Dinner feels like a fairy tale
    Had dinner with President Obama last weekend. Well ... One day, word came that the White House Correspondents Dinner was to be held in Washington, DC. Momerella didn't dare ask if she could go. She knew very well she had to go to the grocery and drive ...
    04/30/2015 - 11:12 pm | View Link
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  • President Obama on Washington Redskins -- 'Legitimate ...
    President Barack Obama says that if he owned the Washington Redskins, he would "think about changing" the team name, wading into the controversy over a football ...
    05/2/2015 - 6:44 am | View Website
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    President Barack Obama Obama Administration 4/20 Job ratings. Major polls 4/27 Gallup daily tracking 4/29
    05/1/2015 - 10:30 pm | View Website
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    All Commentary & News Stories - The Messes Obama Will Leave Behind - Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal - Obama Hasn't Had It Tough - Jay Cost, Weekly Standard
    05/1/2015 - 10:09 pm | View Website
  • Politics | Washington Examiner
    The latest politics news and commentary from Capitol Hill and beyond to readers across the nation.
    05/1/2015 - 9:33 pm | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    05/1/2015 - 12:55 am | View Website
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