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  • Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said Sunday that job growth is "taking time, but we're making progress." ("Meet the Press" via Associated Press)

    Geithner focuses on private sector

    Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said Sunday the Obama administration's evolving economic-stimulus strategy will rely more upon the private sector to create jobs and will likely eliminate Bush-era tax cuts for wealthier Americans, despite opposition from fellow Democrats.


  • Iglesias

    Probe in Bush administration attorney firings ends

    The Bush administration's Justice Department's actions were inappropriately political -- but not criminal -- when it fired a U.S. attorney in 2006, prosecutors said in closing a two-year investigation without filing charges.


  • ** FILE ** Assistant U.S. Attorney Nora Dannehy speaks to reporters outside U.S. District Court in New Haven, Conn., in 2005. (AP Photo)

    Source: No charges in firings of U.S. attorneys

    The Associated Press has learned that the Justice Department will file no charges after a lengthy investigation into the Bush administration's firing of U.S. attorneys.


  • DEJA-VU: On May 28 this year, President Obama picks up a tar ball in Port Fourchon, La., while touring Gulf Coast areas impacted by the BP oil spill. (Associated Press)

    From war woes to Gulf disasters, Obama's presidency mirrors Bush's

    A difficult war, runaway federal spending, a dilemma over illegal immigration and even the aftermath of an environmental disaster - President Obama's 2010 is looking a lot like President George W. Bush's 2006.


  • Gen. David H. Petraeus

    SANDERS: Gen. Petraeus' day job

    Whatever else oozed out of Washington's recent Afghanistan generals flap, recognition that Pakistan is key to winning America's longest war may be the most important. The recognition has been late in coming.


  • ** FILE ** Rep. Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican, is the House minority whip. (The Washington Times)

    Obama, Hill poised for clash on cuts

    Neither the Bush nor Obama administration has wanted to build a second engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and it's one of the biggest spending cuts on the list President Obama submitted to Congress this year -- a list Republicans have been begging Democrats to allow votes.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS

    Biden, Cheney spar on terror-war strategy

    Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said Sunday that the Obama administration is successfully following the same recipe the Bush administration used in fighting the war on terror as he and former Vice President Dick Cheney traded shots in a long-distance, time-lag debate on the Sunday political talk shows over how to fight al Qaeda and win the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.


  • In this photo released by ABC, former Vice President Dick Cheney is interviewed Sunday on ABC's "This Week" in Washington. (Associated Press/ABC News)

    Biden, Cheney trade barbs over terror war

    Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and former Vice President Dick Cheney traded verbal barbs over how to fight al Qaeda and win the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.


  • Eric H. Holder Jr.

    KUHNER: Duplicity, delivered

    The Obama administration is accusing Republicans of enabling Islamic terrorism. The White House has sent out John Brennan, President Obama's chief counterterrorism adviser, to defend its mishandling of the failed Christmas Day bomber.


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