Articles in Category: 'Barack Obama'

By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: July 25, 2011 3:55 AM
This week lasted a bit longer than most congressional weeks with both the House and the Senate leaders meeting at the White House twice on Saturday.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: August 1, 2011 3:55 AM
This week the House of Representatives and the Senate spent all week trying to wrap up a new 3.0 debt deal and pass it along to the president before the end of the day on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: August 15, 2011 3:55 AM

The Senate and House spent their first full week enjoying the traditional August recess with a double digit number of CODELs (congressional delegations) touring the world and very few town hall meetings being scheduled.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: September 6, 2011 3:55 AM
Congress comes back this week from its monthlong August recess to a pile of legislation that needs immediate attention.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: October 7, 2011 3:55 AM

Over the past couple of weeks, the president has been criss-crossing the country politicking about his $447 billion stimulus/jobs bill and calling out the congressional GOP membership for not conducting a vote on it.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: October 10, 2011 3:55 AM
This week the Senate will finally conduct a test vote on President Barack Obama's stimulus/jobs bill.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: January 3, 2012 3:55 AM

President Barack Obama's deputy press secretary, Josh Earnest, said over the weekend the following when referencing Congress in 2012: “The president is no longer tied to Washington.”

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: May 31, 2011 3:55 AM

One of the painfully revealing episodes in Barack Obama's book "Dreams From My Father" describes his early experience listening to a sermon by the Reverend Jeremiah Wright.

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: July 13, 2011 3:55 AM

When Donald Rumsfeld was secretary of Defense, he coined some phrases about knowledge that apply far beyond military matters.

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: August 9, 2011 3:55 AM

In Don Marquis' classic satirical book, "Archy and Mehitabel," Mehitabel the alley cat asks plaintively, "What have I done to deserve all these kittens?"

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: August 30, 2011 3:55 AM

Many in the media are saying how unusual it is for our economy to be so sluggish for so long, after we have officially emerged from a recession. In a sense, they are right. But, in another sense, they are profoundly wrong.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: May 8, 2010 12:12 AM

Being fair as a pollster isn't that hard if you don't have an agenda. The same can be said of opinion pieces, as long as you can persuade readers to join you in weighing all sides of an issue. So here's my go at interjecting reality into some contemporary issues that often have been distorted.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: July 9, 2010 4:05 AM
Let me first always remind readers that polls are a snapshot in time. Two years from now, President Obama could be sitting on top of the world politically. But for now, he has lost all but 38 percent approval from the critical "independent" American voters. They're the ones that gave him the presidency. He appears headstrong in his determination to show the nation what a disastrous presidency looks like.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: September 4, 2010 4:05 AM

Mainstream media were taken aback when television and radio talk-show host Glenn Beck recently hosted a rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The throng of people assembled to celebrate and hear more about religious and civic values than about partisan politics.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: November 6, 2010 4:05 AM

Those who've followed this column over the years know that when President Obama was first elected, I tried valiantly to give him the benefit of the doubt. I believed for the best that his promise of "change" would be an exercise in moderation and sound judgment. But that didn't happen, and this past week's elections were a comprehensive rebuke of the first two years of his presidency.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: July 28, 2011 3:55 AM

About a year before he made his first run for the presidency, I had a chance to sit down and talk extensively with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: August 5, 2011 3:55 AM

So many want to put the entire blame on President Barack Obama for the reckless spending and huge debt that America suffers from. But it took an entire village of idiots to get us here.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: September 22, 2011 3:55 AM

If anyone ever believed that the more conservative Bill Clinton really thought the more liberal Barack Obama was prepared to be president in 2008, let them wonder no longer.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 20, 2012 3:55 AM
Many Republican House members, and the bloggers and tea partiers who cheered their victory in gaining a majority in November 2010, seem to be seething with discontent and eager for confrontation.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: February 17, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Give him points for cleverness. President Obama's birth control "accommodation" was as politically successful as it was morally meaningless.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: February 16, 2012 3:55 AM
Just three weeks earlier, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was sailing high. He won the South Carolina primary and seemed headed for Florida with the wind at his back.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: February 13, 2012 12:14 PM
The president is protecting religious freedom in America. He has told us so.

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: February 14, 2012 3:55 AM
Although Barack Obama is the first black president of the United States, he is by no means unique, except for his complexion. He follows in the footsteps of other presidents with a similar vision, the vision at the heart of the Progressive movement that flourished a hundred years ago.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 13, 2012 3:55 AM
Rick Santorum won big victories in three small contests in the Republican presidential race last Tuesday. In doing so, he reshaped the oft-reshaped nomination battle once again.
 
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