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...published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address Jan. 27, 2010. In a question-and-answer session with law students March 9, 2010 Supreme...
...Bear Stearns with them and leading to the failure of many other smaller entities, as we have seen. Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Christopher Dodd were all beholden to Fanny and Freddie for substantial contributions. The US government has bailed Fanny and...
...news events (when people are at work in front of computers). Millions online watched the inauguration of President Barack Obama and the funeral of Michael Jackson. 9. KATE AND JON GOSSELIN BROADCAST SPLIT: One of reality TV's latest sensations fell apart just...
...about twisted logic. We've seen this kind of shameful display before. To roughly paraphrase a famous line from President Barack Obama: It's not a Democratic thing. Or a Republican thing. It's a Congress thing. Remember what happened last year, as the economy...
...number of their nuclear warheads to 6,000 and delivery vehicles to 1,600. Â Â Â Â The new treaty's outline agreed by U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev at a July summit in Moscow included slashing nuclear arsenals to 1,500...
...shrugged off the impact of sanctions imposed over its disputed nuclear ambitions. The House bill authorises President Barack Obama to levy sanctions on energy companies that directly provide gasoline to Iran, along with the firms that provide insurance and...
HOUSTON, Texas -- Around 11 p.m., Saturday night , two officers with the Houston Police Department's Crime Reduction Unit spotted three men walking through a store parking lot at Bellaire Boulevard and Rampart Street in southwest Houston.
...the political experience of a promising young politician of their generation. But "By the People: The Election of Barack Obama," which debuts on HBO Tuesday night, doesn't include any of that Africa footage. Instead, it follows 19 months of daily ups and downs...
...may someday live out their retirements in Arizona or Nevada, spinning stories for their grandchildren of the days when Barack Obama was twice elected president, when government managed once again to make things better instead of worse and when politicians...
I tried, but I cannot come up with any good reason why the U.S. is the only
industrialized nation that does not have national health care for all its
I heard all the arguments for not having health care, but they do not make
any sense to me.
...who come to her door don't qualify for the federal Making Home Affordable program, which was included as part of President Barack Obama's federal economic-stimulus efforts. It's designed to help with refinancing and loan modifications for families facing foreclosure...
On Nov. 5, 2008, America's racial atmosphere was better, perhaps, than it had ever been. A nation founded in part on slavery, where whites make up a majority of voters, had elected to its highest office a man whose father was black. It was a monumental
...come under scrutiny. Friends had said Poplawski was angry about losing his job a few months ago, feared that President Barack Obama would take away his gun rights, and believed Jews controlled the news media. Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights...
According to Representative Mark Kirk,Â President Barack Obama willÂ be sending an additional 4,000 troopsÂ to Afghanistan on top of the extra 17,000 he's already promised. A Republican from Illinois, he wasÂ briefed by the Obama administration about
...Obama tried to silence critics of Timothy Geithner last night, issuing yet another public endorsement of his Treasury Secretary as the pair put the finishing touches to their latest plan to dig the US economy out of recession. The President used an interview...
HOPEWELL TWP. -- The worst economic crisis since The Great Depression may be just another day in Cumberland County.
Local business leaders said Tuesday that the economic downturn the rest of the country is currently experiencing is the kind of hurt
...-- President Barack Obama has written to his Russian counterpart suggesting U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Eastern Europe might be unnecessary if Moscow helped in blocking Iran's progress toward building long-range missiles, senior administration...
...was born in the United States and has reported for the BBC, NPR and other media.. The case comes after US President Barack Obama's administration has made clear it is interested in engaging with Iran to address suspicions it is seeking a nuclear weapon. Iran...
... Rookie Jon Kibler will start instead against the Mets on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Lakeland. Nolan Finley: President Barack Obama is promising to "retool, re-imagine" the Detroit automobile industry. In his speech Tuesday, the president repeated the weary canard...
...course, absorb these continuing foreclosures." Builders are lobbying Congress for expanded aid for homebuyers. President Barack Obama's $819 billion stimulus plan, which passed the House last week and is now in the Senate, includes a $7,500 tax credit for...
In this Jan. 5, 2009 file photo, then-President-elect Barack Obama, flanked by then-Treasury Secretary-designate Timothy Geithner, left, and then-Council of Economic Advisers Chair-designate Christina Romer, meets with members of his economic team at
...could lose $15 billion in US economic aid over the next 10 years with the Barack Obama administration seemingly in no hurry to revive a bill that has lapsed in Congress, even as it has turned the screws on Islamabad for not doing enough in the war against...
FREMONT -- Sophia Jackson drove her five young children from Sandusky to Fremont on Friday to meet a living war hero.
Harold Brown, a Catawba Island resident and former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, was invited by Terra Community College to talk to
"30 Rock" took top honors for a comedy television show. CLICK PHOTO for shots of Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin accepting their awards.AP photo
"30 Rock" took home three awards -- the three it was nominated for -- within the first half hour of the 15th
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Â The quote "I won." is still all about but it seems more in your face when it stands alone. Even Politico had it
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) As drone-fired US missiles continued to target suspected Al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan just east of the Afghan border, analysts saw it as signalling that one key element of the Bush administration's war on terror remains
...WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says it appears Congress is "on target" to approve a massive new stimulus package by Feb. 16. He spoke Friday after meeting in the White House's Roosevelt Room with top Democratic and Republican leaders from Capitol Hill....
...Pakistan just east of the Afghan border, security officials said, the first such strike since the inauguration of President Barack Obama. At least five of the dead were as foreign militants, an intelligence officer said. The missile strike on the...
...(Jan. 23) - President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order ending the ban on federal funds for international groups that promote or perform abortions, officials told The Associated Press on Friday. The move, long expected in the Democratic president's...
...at 1/23/2009 - 11:06 am During the hothouse days of the presidential campaign, Joe Wurzelbacher became famous because he got Barack Obama to confess that he likes to spread the wealth around. Better known as Joe the Plumber, the Toledo, Ohio, laborer became...
The Enquirer asked students in Meridith Shabani's and James Young Jr.'s social studies at Battle Creek Central High School what they expected from an Obama presidency. Here are their essays.
I feel that Obama represents what he campaigned for:
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch at MTSU had a special guest and held special significance for those in attendance Saturday, just three days before president-elect Barack Obama's inauguration.
It was a chance for community members to
The Mideast foreign policy black hole has relentlessly sucked in American diplomacy for more than a half century and now awaits Barack Obama even as he refuses to show his hand before taking office.
While the Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many oil and gas company executives are predicting a significant ramp-up of renewable energy use over the next five years to run cars and trucks and generate electricity, according to a new survey.
A survey of chief financial
Ottawa, Jan 11 (Xinhua) Barack Obama will make Canada his first official visit to a foreign country after he becomes the US president, officials here said.
'We can confirm that the president-elect has accepted the prime minister's invitation to visit
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. Along with 40 other states, Pennsylvania is facing a burgeoning operating budget deficit for the current fiscal year, one lawmakers must close before crafting a budget for what likely is to be a cash-strapped 2009-10.
...WASHINGTON President-elect Barack Obama made an unannounced visit Saturday night with his family to see the Lincoln Memorial, paying tribute to a former president he frequently invokes as an inspiration.It was a day in which Obama played the role of...
...J. Buchanan is a syndicated columnist. Barack Obama, it is said, will inherit the worst times since the Great Depression. Not to minimize the crisis we are in, but we need a little perspective here. The Great Depression began with the Great Crash of 1929....
U.S. president-elect Barack Obama is expected to engage Hamas in dialogue, after he takes office, the UK newspaper The Guardian reported on Thursday.
The Guardian quoted unnamed sources reportedly close to Obama's transition team, who said he has
NEW DELHI: With the Mumbai terror
attacks highlighting the threat from the Pakistani terror infrastructure,
concerns have increased over the situation in the Federally Administered Tribal
A US based think tank has equated the situation
CALGARY - A 19-year-old man is dead and another person has been hospitalized with undisclosed injuries following a crash Thursday morning that shut down a section of the Trans-Canada Highway through Banff National Park.
RCMP said the crash, involving a
A defiant Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday named a black political trailblazer to Barack Obama's Senate seat, a surprise move that put the governor's opponents in the uncomfortable position of trying to block his choice from becoming the Senate's
...president of all time, and hopefully what his team learned as it leveraged the Internet to his gain will carry forward into Barack Obama's policies. The potency of the Internet has been solidified, despite whatever's going on in the economy. ...
...that the US economy is in a dire state. Dealers said the market could see limited movement until U.S. President-elect Barack Obama is inaugurated on January 20 amid hopes that his administration will give a boost to the troubled US economy. In the meantime,...
...Illinois Legislature before then. Blagojevich was arrested earlier this month on charges alleging that he plotted to swap Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat for profit. He's also accused of shaking down a hospital executive for campaign donations. The governor...
Top aides from the incoming Obama administration and First Lady Laura Bush will make the rounds on this Sunday's talk shows, the last of 2008.
Senior adviser David Axlerod will make appearances on NBC's "Meet the Press" and CBS's "Face the Nation"
A STORM has damaged the Lone Pine Tree planted in the grounds of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
The Aleppo pine was planted by the Duke of Gloucester in 1934 and commemorates the Australian soldiers killed in the capture of the Lone Pine
...ladies and gentlemen, are the only parties where Barack Obama, Joe Biden and their wives are guaranteed to appear, albeit for a quick wave and onstage dance. Six of the balls will be held at the glamorous, escalator-studded Washington Convention Center. The...
...news about the big day. BEAUTY queen Laura Zuniga has been detained by police along with suspected drug traffickers. BARACK Obama is just the latest world leader to be photographed without his shirt on. A 737 Continental plane bound for Houston, skidded...
...Health Program, which has been advocating for a single-payer health plan since the late 1980s. President-elect Barack Obama said at a town-hall meeting in August that he would "probably go ahead with a single-payer system" if he were designing a system from...