September 4, 2009
Obama, The Mortal
By Charles Krauthammer
WASHINGTON — What happened to President Obama? His wax wings having melted, he is the man who fell to earth. What happened to bring his popularity down further than that of any new president in polling history save Gerald Ford (post-Nixon pardon)?
The conventional wisdom is that Obama made a [...]
September 4, 2009
Obama adviser makes Judicial’s Watch list of top 10 most corrupt politicians.
Climate control debate heats up in the Senate
Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:47pm EDT
By Richard Cowan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s drive to fight global warming got a boost on Wednesday as Democrats in the U.S. Senate unveiled a bill aimed at slashing greenhouse gas emissions in the next four decades.
The plan aims to cut carbon [...]
Obama talks Afghanistan with advisers on war in Afghanistan
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Sep 30, 7:08 PM EDT
AP source: Obama makes no decisions on Afghan war
By STEVEN R. HURST and LARA JAKES-AP
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has heard from his top national security officials about their next step forward with Afghanistan but has not made any decisions.
A senior administration official says Obama spent three hours in the [...]
Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., left, holds up the gavel he used as speaker pro tempore when Medicare passed in 1965, during a news conference on seniors and health care reform with Speaker of the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Sep 30, 12:40 PM EDT
Top US general in Iraq calls it a key partner
By LARA JAKES
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top American commander in Iraq on Wednesday warned Congress against losing sight of that nation as a key Mideast ally, even as safer conditions have let him send home more U.S. troops faster than expected.
Army Gen. [...]
Sep 30, 2:13 PM EDT
High court to look at local gun control laws
By MARK SHERMAN
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to decide whether strict local and state gun control laws violate the Second Amendment, ensuring another high-profile battle over the rights of gun owners.
The court said it will review a lower court ruling [...]
Lawmakers worry about losing Internet influence in new deal
By Kim Hart – 09/30/09 06:15 AM ET
The U.S. will lose influence over the Internet due to a new agreement expected to take effect Wednesday.
The deal, which appears to give foreign governments more say in how the global network is run, has come under criticism from lobbyists [...]