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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  • Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’
    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
  • 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
  • American Legion Post 2 hopes to raise $4,000 for family who lost wife, mother
    When the motorcyclists in the American Legion Post 2 benefit ride, "A Just Cause for Jessi," started their cycles on Saturday they were keeping an eye on the sky. Not just because it looked like rain but they were thinking about Jessi Crawford, the 31-year ...
    03/25/2017 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • Bristol Rovers stunned by late goal from Coventry City to leave play-off hopes in tatters
    Bristol Rovers' slim play-off hopes took a huge blow with a 1-0 defeat to Coventry City at the Ricoh Arena. On a sun-drenched afternoon in the Midlands, Rovers were cheered on by more than 4,000 travelling Gasheads but couldn't make their spells of ...
    03/25/2017 - 6:25 am | View Link
  • Philadelphia Family Hopes For Answers After Shooting Death of 13-Year-Old
    Family members of 13-year-old Khiseer Davis-Papther are speaking out after the teen was shot and killed inside a Nicetown Chinese restaurant earlier this month. NBC10's Brandon Hudson spoke with family members, who are hoping for answers.
    03/25/2017 - 6:25 am | View Link
  • A UCLA team with Final Four hopes is battered beyond recognition
    It ended as it has ended every spring for the last 22 years. College basketball’s greatest dynasty pushed around, shoved down, run over, knocked out. UCLA basketball put to sleep early, 11 national titles dusted over quickly, a world of promise ended ...
    03/25/2017 - 6:21 am | View Link
  • B.C. man survives powerful avalanche, hopes his story is a lesson to others
    CRANBROOK — A British Columbia man is offering a cautionary tale after surviving an avalanche he says tossed him more than a kilometre down a mountain in just 30 seconds. Twenty-five-year-old Caleb Brown of Fernie says he and a skiing partner were in the ...
    03/25/2017 - 6:20 am | View Link
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  • OCA
    February 11, 2017 — OCA-NJ advocates for the hopes and aspirations of all Asian Pacific Americans gathered once again with nearly 200 members including their ...
    03/24/2017 - 1:49 pm | View Website
  • Hope STHLM
    Shop the latest Womenswear, Menswear, Shoes and Accessories Collection from Hope official website. Worldwide Shipping.
    03/23/2017 - 7:27 pm | View Website
  • The Best Gluten Free Vegan Bread! ~ Hopes Kitchen
    The Best Gluten Free Vegan Bread *Make sure dry ingredients are at room temperature before starting 3 c (324 g) GF Flour Mix - I used Paula's GF Flour Mix-see below ...
    03/23/2017 - 3:59 pm | View Website
  • Far West Texas still | WFAA.com
    Strong, single, and going at it alone: Choice moms forge own path to parenthood
    03/22/2017 - 8:01 am | View Website
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    Luxurious, B&B and self-catering Greyton accommodation, garden wedding venue and wellness retreat centre | High Hopes of Greyton.
    03/21/2017 - 12:41 pm | View Website
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