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
  • Bonds post sharpest monthly gain in 1-1/2 years on rate cut hopes - Yahoo! Finance
    Bonds post sharpest monthly gain in 1-1/2 years on rate cut hopes - Reuters India
    10/31/2014 - 8:23 am | View Link
  • Russian energy minister 'hopes to sign Ukraine gas deal Thursday' - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
    Ukraine, Moscow Clinch Deal on Russian Gas Supply - Time
    10/30/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • Apple's Tim Cook is 'proud to be gay,' hopes to help others (+video) - Christian Science Monitor
    Cook profile: Ala. native's rise to tech icon - USA Today
    10/30/2014 - 1:15 pm | View Link
  • MSU hopes new talent, depth lead to improvement - FOXNews.com
    MSU hopes new talent, depth lead to improvement - KansasCity.com
    10/30/2014 - 1:06 pm | View Link
  • Martin hopes Gamecocks experience leads to success - FOXNews.com
    Martin hopes Gamecocks experience leads to success - Fresno Bee
    10/30/2014 - 11:37 am | View Link
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  • Bonds post sharpest monthly gain in 1-1/2 years on rate cut hopes
    Indian government bonds posted their best monthly gain in 18 months on hopes easing inflation would allow the country's central bank to start trimming key policy rates earlier than expected. The gains came on a day when the Bank of Japan surprised financial markets by significantly expanding its massive stimulus programme, reigniting hopes the global liquidity situation would continue to remain ...
    10/31/2014 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • Hopes fade for 18 Turkish miners
    (MENAFN - The Peninsula) ISTANBUL: Hopes faded yesterday of finding alive 18 Turkish coal miners trapped when their shaft was engulfed by water, as rescue workers made last-ditch ...
    10/30/2014 - 4:55 pm | View Link
  • Ukraine-Russia gas talks resume with hopes of breakthrough
    Hopes of a breakthrough rose Thursday as the EU opened the latest round of talks aimed at persuading Russia to resume gas deliveries to war-torn Ukraine in time for winter. The EU-brokered talks in Brussels came as Kiev said pro-Moscow rebels killed another seven of its soldiers in eastern Ukraine and Russia vowed to recognise elections organised by separatist rebels in the region on Sunday ...
    10/30/2014 - 4:10 pm | View Link
  • Hopes fade for S Lanka mudslip victims
    Hopes are fading for victims of a landslide which may have buried more than 100 people at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka.
    10/30/2014 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Martin hopes Gamecocks experience leads to success
    South Carolina coach Frank Martin hopes the new found experience and depth finally brings the Gamecocks some wins. Martin and the Gamecocks have struggled his first two years in charge, 28-38 overall and 9-27 in the Southeastern Conference. He believes his program is turning the corner, especially with how the Gamecocks finished a year ago with four victories in their final six games - including ...
    10/30/2014 - 11:03 am | View Link
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  • Illini's O'Toole leads 1 upset, hopes for a 2nd
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Until a couple of weeks ago, even hardcore Illinois fans probably thought Reilly O'Toole was the proprietor of a new Irish pub near campus. O'Toole was a cypher on the Illini roster for 3½ years, coming in late in the occasional game.
    10/31/2014 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Wildcats need a win to keep B10 West hopes alive
    A look at what to watch in the Big Ten this weekend: GAME OF THE WEEK: If Northwestern has any chance to stay alive in the Big Ten West, it must win Saturday at Iowa. The Wildcats (3-4, 2-2) already have division losses to Minnesota and Nebraska and would ...
    10/31/2014 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Teacher hopes to unseat Torpey
    Democrat John Sutton said he is challenging Republican incumbent Noel Torpey again for the District 29 seat in the Missouri House of Representatives because he is “disgusted with the whole election process.” Torpey says Sutton’s accusations of him ...
    10/31/2014 - 3:42 am | View Link
  • Bollywood pins hopes on new Maharashtra government to address tax issues
    MUMBAI: As Maharashtra witnesses a change of guard today, Bollywood wants the new regime to address the issue of heavy burden of taxation that has stunted the growth of the film industry. Mukesh Bhatt, President of the Film and Television Producers Guild ...
    10/31/2014 - 1:46 am | View Link
  • The manager hopes his in-form strikers will continue their strong partnership against the Welsh side, who have Federico Fernandez back available
    Roberto Martinez believes Samuel Eto'o and Romelu Lukaku are hitting top form as Everton prepare to host Swansea City in the Premier League. The two former Chelsea strikers have linked up well so far this term, scoring seven league goals between them and ...
    10/31/2014 - 1:43 am | View Link
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  • HOPES | New Jersey Community Action Agency | Making Change ...
    HOPES is a Non-Profit Agency established in 1964 that provides programs which respond to the social, educational, and training needs of the community.
    10/30/2014 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • Dresses – Hope's
    Hate How Much I Love You Dress: Hot Pink/Multi. $45.99 Desert Storm Dress: Black/Tan
    10/29/2014 - 8:03 pm | View Link
  • 1 Corinthians 13:7 It always protects, always trusts ...
    Bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Beareth. See on ver. 1 Corinthians 13:4 Charity suffers long, and is kind; charity envies ...
    10/29/2014 - 4:07 pm | View Link
  • High Hopes (album)
    High Hopes is the eighteenth studio album by American recording artist Bruce Springsteen, released on January 14, 2014, on Columbia Records. The album was Springsteen ...
    10/29/2014 - 3:39 pm | View Link
    HOPES is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Madison, Wisconsin. We are an organization of volunteers. As suicide survivors, our losses have motivated us to action.
    10/29/2014 - 6:06 am | View Link
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