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'Hope and change' no longer thrills young Americans
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Topic - George W. Bush Administration
Bill de Blasio's win in New York City's mayoral race has put the Democrat in charge of the nation's largest city and smack in the middle of the nation's largest media market —giving him an unmatched platform both to pursue liberal policies and to cause all sorts of headaches for his party's leaders in Washington.
At the outset of his presidential campaign, in 2007, Barack Obama said that he was "running in this race because of what Dr. King called 'the fierce urgency of now.' Because I believe that there's such a thing as being too late. And that hour is almost upon us."
Away from pomp and fanfare surrounding the multiparty talks in Geneva that resulted in this weekend's nuclear deal with Iran, senior Obama administration officials and other sources are now revealing that U.S. and Iran actually, and very secretly, have been engaged in high-level direct talks for more than a year.
The Treasury said Thursday it expects to sell its remaining stock in General Motors by the end of the year, ending the government's controversial bailout and takeover of the leading automaker and closing an important chapter in U.S. economic history.
Just 3 percent of those expected to eventually sign up for Obamacare's state-based health markets in a dozen states running their own markets have actually signed up so far, according to an analysis Monday from a health consultancy that predicted the pace will eventually pick up.
One of terrorism's most feared weapons, the shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missile, has begun to flow into war-ravaged Syria in numbers that alarm the West because they may fall into the hands of al Qaeda, according to national security analysts.
Obama is reaping the skepticism he earned with his duplicity
A bipartisan group of immigration reform advocates urged President Obama on Thursday not to use executive action to expand his Dream Act nondeportation policy to all illegal immigrants, saying it would not only be potentially illegal but could ruin the chances for a big bill to pass Congress.
The number of drone strikes approved by the Obama administration on suspected terrorists has fallen dramatically this year, as the war with al Qaeda increasingly shifts to Africa and U.S. intelligence craves more captures and interrogations of high-value targets.
An accused war criminal wants to address the U.N. General Assembly this week, and the Obama administration doesn't know what to do with him.
As the American public, Congress and the president grappled with the apparent use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government, the media failed to provide a coherent understanding of what the United States should do and why.
Former Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Republican, used his weekly column to argue strenuously against military intervention in Syria, accusing Congress of allowing itself to be used as "window-dressing" for an "imperial president."
The Obama national security team that wants to go to war with Syria and demonizes President Bashar Assad is the same group that, as senators, urged reaching out to the dictator.
Are we certain Assad, and not the rebels, used chemical weapons?
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watchman who was charged in the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, was "questionable."