Where Did Hopes For Obama Go?

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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
  • Rupee rises against dollar on reform hopes ahead of Budget - Livemint.com
    Photo: AFP Mumbai: The Indian rupee strengthened for the second day against the dollar on the hopes of strong economic measures in the...
    07/2/2014 - 4:26 am | View Link
  • Bidding war hopes lift Club Med shares - Irish Times
    Club Med Surges to Five-Year High After $1.1 Billion Bonomi Bid - Bloomberg
    07/1/2014 - 12:23 pm | View Link
  • France's Sarkozy faces corruption probe in blow to comeback hopes - Chicago Tribune
    French Ex-President Sarkozy Said to be Held for Questioning - New York Times
    07/1/2014 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • High hopes for university's first film to go abroad [China Daily: ... - TMC Net
    High hopes for university's first film to go abroad [China Daily: ... - TMC Net
    07/1/2014 - 10:12 am | View Link
  • Germany and France end African hopes - Reuters
    Germany, France end African hopes, set up blockbuster quarters clash - Hindustan Times
    07/1/2014 - 6:53 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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  • Lions' Andrew Harris hopes to shine against Bombers
    After stellar performances in the past two weeks, B.C. Lions running back Andrew Harris now has the difficult task of producing an encore. But Harris, a 27-year-old Winnipeg native who was named the CFL's top Canadian the past two weeks, will have no ...
    07/24/2014 - 2:48 pm | View Link
  • Medals hopes on second day of Games
    Competing nations will be hoping to boost their hauls of medals today as the second day of the Commonwealth Games gets under way. By the end of the first day of competition host country Scotland had amassed 10 medals - four gold, three silver and three bronze.
    07/24/2014 - 2:40 pm | View Link
  • Planetary Society hopes tiny satellite sets sail above Earth
    Satellites about the size of a loaf of bread may one day explore space, propelled across the vast expanse by an unfurled sail. That's the vision of the Planetary Society, a Pasadena group that has been leading the development of an experimental spacecraft ...
    07/24/2014 - 2:28 pm | View Link
  • Dumba Hopes To Stay In One Place This Season
    Dumba Hopes To Stay In One Place This Season Matt Dumba moved all over the hockey world last season. He\'s hoping to find a full-time job with the Minnesota Wild in 2014-15 Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba got his first real taste of the NHL last season.
    07/24/2014 - 11:21 am | View Link
  • Closing Time: Red Sox see hopes flushed by Blue Jays in shutout loss
    Hours before the Red Sox took on the Blue Jays in the finale of a four-game set, Red Sox manager John Farrell took stock of the potential impact that the team’s forthcoming weekend series in Tampa Bay could have on the team’s approach to the July 31 ...
    07/24/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
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  • WHAT REALLY HAPPENED | The History The US Government HOPES ...
    Contains articles about a number of conspiracies, with a focus on the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, and the ensuing "War on Terrorism".
    07/17/2014 - 2:43 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    07/17/2014 - 12:05 pm | View Link
    "High Hopes" Lyrics by Pink Floyd: Beyond the horizon of the place we lived when we were young In a world of magnets and miracles Our thoughts...
    07/16/2014 - 10:08 pm | 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 ...
    07/16/2014 - 9:39 pm | View Link
  • PINned Hopes
    Does entering your PIN in reverse at any ATM summon the police?
    07/14/2014 - 11:58 pm | View Link
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