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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  • Adams hopes to keep star men
    Relegation out of the Premier League has already cost Norwich the services of Robert Snodgrass, with the winger stepping back up with Hull City. A second tier standing has also alerted a number of clubs to the possible availability of other key men, such ...
    07/29/2014 - 1:22 am | View Link
  • Coronation Street spoilers: Charlie Lawson slams Jim’s bank robbery storyline & hopes for a full return!
    Charlie Lawson is about to make a brief Coronation Street return as his character, Jim McDonald ends up sharing a prison with the recently arrested Peter Barlow – but according to the actor his character shouldn’t even be inside! The actor, whose ...
    07/29/2014 - 1:17 am | View Link
  • Eric Clapton Says He Hopes JJ Cale Tribute Album Will Introduce Fans "to the Way He Made Things Sound"
    Eric Clapton‘s star-packed JJ Cale tribute album, The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale, hits stores today. Joining Clapton on the collection of compositions by the late Oklahoma-based singer/songwriter are Tom Petty, Mark Knopfler, Willie Nelson and ...
    07/29/2014 - 12:02 am | View Link
  • Jon Lester trade rumors: David Ortiz hopes he stays with Boston Red Sox
    The Boston Red Sox may hold the biggest trading chip as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline rapidly approaches and the fate of left-handed starting pitcher Jon Lester remains murky. Lester may be the biggest name to move at or around the deadline ...
    07/28/2014 - 12:25 pm | View Link
  • Boones Mill hopes to add more economic development
    “Everybody, you wouldn't believe the people that's come by here since the news has come out. We've just had a constant flow of people that's come out to look at the depot; a lot of interest,” said town council member Mike Smith. The interest is what ...
    07/28/2014 - 9:38 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    07/24/2014 - 5:45 am | View Link
  • 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".
    07/23/2014 - 8:48 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 ...
    07/23/2014 - 5:42 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...
    07/23/2014 - 6:36 am | View Link
  • Hopes and Dreams Bridal | Bridal Shops Ottawa | Home
    Hopes and Dreams Bridal is Ottawa’s wedding specialist, offering a wide selection of bridal gowns, bridesmaid’s dresses and accessories at affordable prices.
    07/22/2014 - 3:34 pm | View Link
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