Where Did Hopes For Obama Go?

ONE YEAR LATER | Supporters are realizing that campaigning is fun, the slog of governing, less so.

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  • 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 tourObama 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 boardGOP 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
  • Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughsObama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs
    President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
  • Cuban hopes George injury spurs change; 'We're being taken advantage ... - Dallas Morning News
    ... the Olympics or other global games because he believes it doesn’t help the NBA or the Mavericks, Cuban hopes the broken leg George suffered...
    08/2/2014 - 1:20 pm | View Link
  • Hopes fading for scores buried in Indian landslide - Miami Herald
    Malin landslide toll hits 82, many still trapped - Hindustan Times
    08/2/2014 - 9:06 am | View Link
  • Powder Ridge Owner Hopes To Resurrect Music Festival - Hartford Courant
    Now, Hayes hopes to resurrect the spirit of the Powder Ridge Rock Festival of 1970, in which hordes of shaggy-haired youths from across the...
    08/2/2014 - 8:30 am | View Link
  • Pune landslide: Death toll hits 63, hopes fade - Hindustan Times
    India Landslide Death Toll Climbs - Wall Street Journal
    08/1/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Link
  • Roos star hopes Voss can help his game - Sydney Morning Herald
    Roos star hopes Voss can help his game - Brisbane Times
    08/1/2014 - 11:51 am | View Link
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  • China's higher factory activity raises hopes of stronger growth
    By Aileen Wang and Jungmin Jang BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - China continues to show signs of an economic revival as its factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in five months in May, raising some hopes across the region that Beijing's targeted measures to bolster growth are having an impact. China's official Purchasing Managers' Index, which is geared towards bigger, state-owned firms, rose ...
    06/2/2014 - 2:36 am | View Link
  • US prisoner swap ignites criticism, hopes for peace talks
    The dramatic deal to free soldier Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for Taliban prisoners ignited criticism after the insurgents' leader declared a "big victory", but also raised hopes for peace as the US prepares to leave Afghanistan. Washington has defended the swap as critical to saving Bergdahl's life, as his health had deteriorated sharply after five years spent as the only US soldier held captive ...
    06/2/2014 - 12:05 am | View Link
  • Parker hopes to be ready for Heat
    San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker has a sprained ankle but hopes to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, according to Yahoo Sports.
    06/1/2014 - 2:42 pm | View Link
  • Aussie tennis start up hopes to Smash it
    A new tennis bracelet is in the works, but it's not made of diamonds. Smash founder Rob Crowder hopes to raise the funds necessary to launch his product.
    05/30/2014 - 11:52 am | View Link
  • Hunter-Reay hopes to keep rolling in Motor City
    Ryan Hunter-Reay recalls rooting for the Andrettis and Unsers when he was growing up in South Florida, hoping an American would win the races he watched on TV. ''I've always been patriotic,'' he said Thursday along the banks of the Detroit River. Now, Hunter-Reay hopes he can give kids in the United States someone to cheer for in open-wheel auto racing. Soon, he will get two chances to sustain ...
    05/29/2014 - 8:07 pm | View Link
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  • Emmy nominee 'Orange Is the New Black' star Laverne Cox hopes to inspire with life story
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment — including a recent Emmy nomination — and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others. "It gives me hope that anything is possible.
    08/20/2014 - 9:10 pm | View Link
  • Laverne Cox hopes to inspire with life story
    A new hockey rink, new city hall, northside fire hall and new track field/football field could be funded by a half-cent sales tax. The Bismarck Cancer Center will be hosting a meet and greet with drivers taking part in the Drive to Survive stock car races ...
    08/20/2014 - 9:09 pm | View Link
  • Dad hopes steward’s remains will be identified
    GEORGE TOWN: As the government prepares to fly back the remains of 20 Malaysians who died in the MH17 tragedy in eastern Ukraine, Jijar Singh, 71, received news yesterday that his son’s body will not be one of them. But Jijar is not giving up hope and ...
    08/20/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Landlocked Mongolia hosts Chinese leader, hopes for better access to China's ports
    ULAN BATOR, Mongolia — Landlocked Mongolia is hoping to secure better access to Chinese ports as President Xi Jinping becomes the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling nation sandwiched between China and Russia.
    08/20/2014 - 8:50 pm | View Link
  • Mother hopes son's death brings country together
    Wednesday morning, a special mass was held at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in Rochester where Foley's family members are parishioners. After learning about Foley's death, Mayor T.J. Jean released a statement late Tuesday night, extending heartfelt ...
    08/20/2014 - 8:16 pm | View Link
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  • Hope
    Hope is an optimistic attitude of mind based on an expectation of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large. As a verb ...
    08/15/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Link
  • WHAT REALLY HAPPENED | The History The US Government HOPES ...
    Paid advertising at What Really Happened may not represent the views and opinions of this website and its contributors. No endorsement of products and services ...
    08/15/2014 - 11:38 am | View Link
  • Euro Hopes
    Eurohopes to follow the next generation of european basketball prospects. You can find profiles, rankings, videos, news, tournaments... From 14 to 22 years old.
    08/15/2014 - 11:24 am | View Link
  • PINned Hopes
    [Collected via e-mail, December 2008] PIN NUMBER REVERSAL If you should ever be forced by a robber to withdraw money from an ATM machine, you can notify ...
    08/15/2014 - 6:09 am | View Link
  • High Hopes Stamps
    We have a Challenge every other Tuesday beginning at 7am EST. You MUST use a High Hopes Stamp in order to enter the Challenge. You are welcome to combine your entry ...
    08/15/2014 - 3:39 am | View Link
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