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...-- A coalition of former governors, congressmen, scientists and others sent the Obama Administration their proposed Chesapeake Bay restoration strategy, a plan much tougher than the one being developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. One EPA official...
...-- For the second time in three days, President Obama had his vacation interrupted with unwelcome news of a disturbance of a flight landing in Detroit. White House spokesman Bill Burton said the president was told shortly after 9 a.m. in Hawaii about an "unruly...
...chat with the media Wednesday on what will probably be his last full day in Washington before he heads west for the holidays. Obama was taping interviews with National Public Radio's Julie Rovner and Robert Siegel, and with Jim Lehrer of PBS. The president...
Obama is expected to emphasize the benefits of a new bill that will provide tax incentives to prospective homebuyers and extend unemployment benefits to the longtime jobless. The president is expected to sign that bill into law shortly before his comments...
...and a matching blue cardigan. The pants are a shape she doesn't often wear. Yesterday she also wore a very flattering sleeveless red floral-printed dress to a Medal of Honor ceremony in the White House. See the full looks in the Michelle Obama Look Book. ...
...the chairman of the Federal Reserve, testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs in June that Obama's plan is not needed because the Fed can handle the issues. "The Federal Reserve's combination of expertise in financial markets,...
...is hosting question-and-answer sessions that proved valuable during the presidential race. The Democratic National Committee and Obamas allies are spending millions on advertising campaigns to influence public opinion, much like they did last year. Associates...
US President Barack Obama would visit India in the near future, but not in the next three months, the White House said.
"I know the President at some point will travel to India," the White House Press Secretary, Robert Gibbs, told reporters at his
- You don't have to trade your vintage Joe DiMaggio to get this baseball card.
The Obama White House, known for embracing the newest digital trends, is inviting Internet users to download and print out the baseball card for the first
...care reform and its future will be at the top of the agenda of President Barack Obama's townhall meeting here today. The White House chose the event at Green Bay Southwest High School scheduled to run from 12:10 p.m. to 1:25 p.m. to be Obama's first exchange...
...daughters play in a morning soccer game just a short drive from the White House. In the evening, he's taking first lady Michelle Obama up to New York for date night. The White House is keeping mum about details on soccer and the quick trip to Manhattan. No...
...Date: 18 May 2009 - 3:00 PDT email to a friend Â printer friendly Â view / write opinions Â rate article CDC director, according to Obama administration officials, the New York Times reports. According to the Times, Frieden, an infectious disease specialist,...
...Psychology: We Will Spend Again".) Both the House and the Senate are pursuing bills to give consumers greater protections. Obama said his economic advisers will examine the various proposals and work with Congress and the industry, but he made clear he intends...
Obama talks to Steve Kroft on 60 Minutes. (CBS News via AP)
President Obama last night forcefully rejected former vice president Cheney's argument that rolling back Bush administration anti-terror tactics has made the nation less safe.
Wall Street is getting the good news it wants on the economy's biggest problems: banks and housing. Investors reignited a two-week rally Monday after hearing the government's plan to help banks remove as much as $1 trillion in bad assets from their
...401.K plans or they invest directly in the market. You may have noticed that Wall Street has rapidly lost any confidence in the Obama administration. Simply stated, there are more real conservatives in America than liberals. There are, in addition, Democrats...
...and other proposals by Obama to prevent a filibuster in the Senate, CQ Today reports (Clarke, CQ Today, 3/5). Financial Times: Obama "intends health care reform to be the signature innovation of his time in office" and "[i]f he succeeds, it will do for his...
...or more a year, and streamlining government. "We can't generate sustained growth without getting our deficits under control," Obama said in his weekly radio and Internet address that seemed to preview his intentions. He said his budget will be "sober in its...
The White House is standing by the private banking system, even as stocks have tumbled again.
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs was asked Friday about speculation that the Obama administration may seek to nationalize two financial
Uh, how does abortion "protect a womans health"? The procedure itself could lend to infection....so, I just don't get that statement.
I don't know....I just can't seem to see many women saying, "Whew! Thank God I had that abortion. Now I am healthy."
...he has already made it clear he intends to engage with Tehran. "This is important when we recall that the Iranians congratulated Obama on his election -- something they havent done with new U.S. presidents since the Iranian revolution," Stratfor says. "Now...
... WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Bush adviser Frances Townsend has urged the Senate to confirm Eric Holder as the next attorney general. Prior to working as President George W. Bush's homeland security adviser at the White House, Townsend worked for Holder at the...
...the Obama-Biden transition office in Washington was not immediately returned. WKYC-TV of Cleveland reports on its Web site that Obama will visit Cardinal Fastener & Specialty Co., which makes industrial fasteners and products used in wind turbines. A message...
...is meant to be the inauguration of a president, but it is turning into an adman's dream. When Barack Obama takes the US presidential oath on January 20, he will draw vast audiences normally associated with American football's biggest event, the Super Bowl....
...President-elect Barack Obama has called for changes to the government's $US700 billion ($981.49 billion) financial bailout, saying in an interview aired on Sunday that he wants the program to offer direct help for homeowners and small businesses. "I, like...
...who was chosen last week by the embattled Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich to fill the Senate spot of President-elect Barack Obama. But Reid said the Senate has the legal authority to bar Burris and called on the governor, who is facing federal corruption...
WASHINGTON -- Both President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden will huddle with Democratic and Republican congressional leaders on Monday to try to advance a huge economic stimulus bill that Obama hopes can be enacted quickly,
WASHINGTON | Late on Christmas Eve, one last wish was sent, by e-mail: Please let NASA Administrator Michael Griffin keep his job. It was from Griffin’s wife.Efforts by those close to Griffin lobbying on his behalf are
Cairo: Arab expectations that foreign policy changes will come small and slow when Barack Obama moves into the White House next month have been confirmed by his silence over Israel's attacks in Gaza.
On the fourth day of Israeli airstrikes which have
CAIRO, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Arab expectations that foreign policy changes will come small and slow when Barack Obama moves into the White House next month have been confirmed by his silence over Israel's attacks in Gaza.
On the fourth day of Israeli
...quoted an unnamed Maywati aide as saying. 'She was so thrilled that she sent him a message of congratulations.' The paper said Obama's success has reinforced Mayawati's belief in her greatness despite strong criticism of her style of functioning and her alleged...
...according to a couple residents in the pool van, who say the gesture connotes "hey there," "hang loose" or "thanks, dude". Obama righted his cap as he walked toward the assembled group in the parking lot and loudly called, "How are you?" He moved from left...
...account active can help. While few people will expect Obama to "talk to them". It can be used to listen. 5. Lifestreaming Team Obama must realize that they have an effective PR tool on their hand. For the first time in history, a president will have multiple...
...Kaimalino St. The location was less than four-tenths of a mile from the beachfront compound on Kailuana Place being rented by the Obamas. "We checked it out. It was harmless," said Seelig. "It was an old barnacle-encrusted casing from a phosphorous flare....
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Zimbabwe's cholera death toll surged past 1123, amid warnings of a grave humanitarian crisis.
Opposition parties could obtain up to 40 percent of combined votes in next year's elections.
President-elect Barack Obama has boosted plans to kick-start
... Salazar is a first-term Colorado Senator who has established a name for himself on public lands and energy resources issues. He headed the Colorado Natural Resources Department from 1990 through 1994. The Interior Department has broad oversight over the n...
Barack Obama wrote in "Dreams from My Father" of his days as a student at Occidental College, groping for his political "We smoked cigarettes and wore leather jackets. At night, in the dorms, we discussed neocolonialism, Frantz Fanon,
...certain about is that our office had no involvement in any deal-making around my Senate seat. That I'm absolutely certain of." Obama held the press conference to announce his long-expected nomination of former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle of South Dakota...
...on political corruption charges. Federal prosecutors say the second-term Democrat was caught on wiretaps scheming to sell Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat for cash or a plum job for himself in the new administration. Prosecutors are not accusing Obama himself...
Source: New York Times
WASHINGTON For two years on the presidential campaign trail, Barack Obama rallied crowds with strongly worded critiques of the Bush administrations most controversial counterterrorism programs, from hiding terrorism suspects in
...across the political aisle in Washington for his performance since taking over from Donald Rumsfeld two years ago, would allow Obama to honor his pledge to name at least one Republican cabinet member. Jones is also respected on Capitol Hill and has direct...
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Expressing full support for the Bush administration's efforts to help India in the aftermath of 'outrageous terrorist attacks in Mumbai', President-elect Barack Obama has said the US must stand with India and all others
...Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says the election of Barack Obama shows the world that the U.S. wants change. Gorbachev says "the entire world felt that America wanted change and was expecting change." He notes that some in Russia have called Obama the American...
...Barack Obama has named an economic team tasked with creating jobs, stabilizing the economy, and getting our country back on track. Barack is acting swiftly and boldly to tackle the economic challenges were facing, and his team has already started work on a...
Supporters of California's high-speed rail plan got themselves a friend in the White House when Barack Obama was elected president Nov. 4.
The Obama administration is likely to look favorably on not only the development of new high-speed intercity rail
...Boomer parents, the overwhelming number of Millennials carrying cell phones is a tremendous opportunity for rebuilding community. Obama talked about working together just like any other politician; but for once, someone was able to show people how to do it,...
...10 staff members are on the team itself. And a former senior fellow, ex-senator Tom Daschle, has been appointed Obama's health secretary with a mandate to overhaul the system. CAP has been issuing policy papers since it opened, but just eight days after the...
Washington - Barack Obama raised half a billion dollars online in his 21-month campaign to become US president, the Washington Post reports.
According to the report, three million donors made 6.5 million donations online which added up to over $500m.
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