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Latest Barack Obama Items
After a protracted legislative battle, an elated President Obama on Wednesday signed into law a sweeping overhaul of the nation's financial rules, cementing a third major piece of his legislative agenda since taking office.
The Obama administration is standing firmly in Kosovo's corner ahead of Thursday's International Court of Justice decision on the legality of its unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia.
The Obama administration faced a blast of criticism Wednesday over its ouster of a black Agriculture Department employee for her remarks about race. The woman says she's not sure she would go back to her job now, even if asked.
The Obama administration has given in to pressure from China and will not send the aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS George Washington to the Yellow Sea for upcoming naval exercises. The move followed protests from Beijing that a warship group in that area would pose a threat to China.
White Houses rarely apologize, but for the second time the Obama administration was forced to issue a mea culpa for its hasty handling of a racially charged incident, this time involving an Agriculture Department employee.
Sen. Richard G. Lugar, Indiana Republican, said Wednesday he'll vote to confirm Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court justice.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has apologized to Shirley Sherrod and offered her a new position at the agency.
The Obama administration moved Wednesday to push new sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates showed solidarity with South Korea during a visit to the area that separates it from the North.
President Obama is looking for help in collaring American nuclear power. On Friday, the Department of Energy asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to reconsider its refusal to kill the Yucca Mountain nuclear-waste storage project. In doing so, Mr. Obama continues his relentless quest to throttle this politically incorrect form of clean energy while pretending to sustain it.