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Michelle Obama and Bo Obama Surprise Tourists at the White House

Michelle Obama and Bo Obama Surprise Tourists at the White House

February 16, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

This morning, First Lady Michelle Obama surprised a group of visitors during a public White House tour. People from all over the country—families, students in town as part of the Junior Statesmen of America program, a group of nurses who work with veterans, and many others—entered the Blue Room expecting a glimpse of its artwork and furniture, only to be greeted by a smiling First Lady and Bo, the Obama family pup.

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Obama Returns to NYC for Wall Street Fundraiser, Simmons Event

Obama Returns to NYC for Wall Street Fundraiser, Simmons Event

February 16, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

President Barack Obama returns to New York on March 1, 2012 for his first campaign fundraiser with investment bankers and hedge fund managers since asking Congress in his 2013 budget to increase taxes on the wealthy.

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Democrats In Tough Races Turn Critical Of Obama’s 2013 Budget

Democrats In Tough Races Turn Critical Of Obama’s 2013 Budget

February 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Democrats as a whole have commended President Obama’s budget proposal for 2013, but in a few telling instances, members of the president’s party are seeking a bit of distance.

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Virginia’s House Passes ‘Personhood,’ Ultrasound Bills

Virginia’s House Passes ‘Personhood,’ Ultrasound Bills

February 14, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

On a 66-32 vote, the state’s House of Delegates has passed legislation to define life as beginning at conception.

After a passionate debate, the House also voted 63-36 to pass legislation to require women to undergo ultrasounds before abortion.

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Obama’s 2013 Budget: Full Of Tech And Science

Obama’s 2013 Budget: Full Of Tech And Science

February 13, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

President Obama released his proposed 2013 budget Monday, and it gives us a glimpse into the president’s hefty tech and science wish list.

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Even Critics of Safety Net Increasingly Depend on It

Even Critics of Safety Net Increasingly Depend on It

February 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Excellent reporting from the New York Times about the mind-set of conservatives in the United States. It documents stories of people who believe government spending on entitlements has gotten out of control. However, they decry the government and governmental programs while they themselves have been, or currently are, recipients of the United States governmental programs.

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Rep. Steve King Defends White Nationalist On Conservative Panel

Rep. Steve King Defends White Nationalist On Conservative Panel

February 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Washington, D.C. — Iowa congressman Steve King is unconcerned about the implications of his appearance during a CPAC panel on “The Failure of Multiculturalism” featuring a white nationalist author, Peter Brimelow.
“I don’t know anything about that,” King, who came to the event to talk about his English Language Unity Act, told BuzzFeed — though he’d earlier told Brimelow that “I’ve read all your books!”.

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Steve King On Obama’s Contraception Decision, CPAC, 2/9/12

Steve King On Obama’s Contraception Decision, CPAC, 2/9/12

February 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

CPAC 2012 Agenda  

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U.S. Economy Grew At Fastest Pace In 1.5 Years In The Fourth Quarter of 2011

U.S. Economy Grew At Fastest Pace In 1.5 Years In The Fourth Quarter of 2011

January 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The nation’s on-and-off economic recovery has picked up its pace again, the Commerce Department reported Friday, with the U.S. economy growing at an annualized rate of 2.8 percent for the end of 2011.

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JPM Chase Quietly Halts Suits Over Consumer Debts

JPM Chase Quietly Halts Suits Over Consumer Debts

January 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has quietly ceased filing lawsuits to collect consumer debts around the nation, dismissing in-house attorneys and virtually shutting down a collections machine that as recently as nine months ago was racking up hundreds of millions of dollars in monthly judgments.

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Foreign Trade Surges, Trade Supply Narrows

Foreign Trade Surges, Trade Supply Narrows

January 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

China’s foreign trade surged 22.5 percent in 2011 from a year earlier to hit 3.64 trillion U.S. dollars, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Tuesday.

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Obama Administration’s Continued Efforts to Reduce Teen Smoking; Appeal of Trade Pact Ruling Necessary First Step

Obama Administration’s Continued Efforts to Reduce Teen Smoking; Appeal of Trade Pact Ruling Necessary First Step

January 10, 2012 | By | 14 Comments

Public Citizen commends the Obama administration for taking the necessary step of appealing the harmful World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling against U.S. efforts to reduce teen smoking.

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U.S. Unemployment Falls To 8.5 Percent

U.S. Unemployment Falls To 8.5 Percent

January 6, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The economy added 200,000 jobs in December and the jobless rate fell to 8.5 percent, giving a boost to President Obama.

The 8.5 percent unemployment rate is the lowest the jobless rate has been in three years. The figures suggest the labor market is starting to expand more strongly after years of sluggish growth.

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Clean Energy Cons

Clean Energy Cons

October 1, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Republicans have seized on the Solyndra controversy to go on a witch-hunt against all clean energy programs authorized by the Department of Energy. Instead of narrowly scrutinizing the loan that subsidized Solyndra, a company that utilized a Republican-created program and had initially gained approval from the Bush administration, Republicans are on a war path to defund all clean energy programs — despite the fact that these Republicans previously were proponents of the program when it helped clean energy companies in their districts.

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