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  • **FILE** President Obama (Associated Press)

    HOLMES: Obama's foreign policy vision not so new age

    President Obama's speeches often claim "the time has come" for something, or "the days" of this or that "are over." It's as if his presidency has introduced a new epoch.

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DEFENSE: Ms. Napolitano says the Obama administration is taking steps "in the right way" on illegal immigration crackdown.

    Obama loses immigration allies

    Three years after President Obama marched alongside Hispanic and immigrant rights activists, they took to the streets Wednesday to march against him, saying he has betrayed them by embracing George W. Bush administration efforts to stem illegal immigration.

  • Roger Vales and his wife, Lourdes, reflect on the loss of their retirement savings near the U.S. District Court House in Greenbelt. They were victimized by a mortgage-fraud scheme, a form of fraud that's on the rise. "Mentally, it's drained us. It's been a nightmare," Mrs. Vales said. (Astrid Riecken/The Washington Times)

    Devastating deception costs a couple

    With mortgage fraud rising sharply across the U.S., there are many cautionary tales about the pitfalls of a deal too good to pass up.

  • Obama: Putin is 'practical,' not 'soul' mate

    Eight years after President George W. Bush peered into Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin's psyche and got "a sense of his soul," his successor on Tuesday took his own look over breakfast and found a "strong," "practical" and unsentimental advocate for his country.

  • In May 21, 2009 file photos President Barack Obama, left, delivers an address on national security, terrorism, and the closing of Guantanamo Bay prison, Thursday, May 21, 2009, at the National Archives in Washington. Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, Thursday, May 21, 2009. The speeches conveying two radically different views of America's fight against terrorism and the nation's values unfolded in separate halls, minutes apart. (AP Photo)

    Obama, Cheney clash over terrorism

    President Obama vigorously defended his decision to close the Guantanamo Bay detention site but said some terrorist suspects would be held indefinitely, setting up a possible fight with Congress over their relocation.

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    Schumer pushes immigration reform

    A top Democratic senator said Wednesday that the nation's borders are secure enough to begin working on a legalization bill for current illegal immigrants.

  • Obama trims budget, but less than Bush

    President Obama on Thursday will announce fewer budget cuts and for a lesser dollar amount than President George W. Bush did in his final budget - and is counting on being able to eliminate some programs that his predecessor repeatedly tried, but failed, to slash.

  • President Barack Obama said his administration has gotten off to a "good start." He held a press conference on the 100th day of his administration.

    Obama: Torture not worth trade-off

    President Obama acknowledged that waterboarding may glean information from terrorists but said those techniques constitute "torture" and that the country is made safer by not using them.

  • White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel told ABC's "This Week" program on Sunday that neither those who conducted the interrogations of terror suspects nor those who "devised policy" would be prosecuted.

    Obama open to torture memo prosecutions

    President Obama for the first time Tuesday opened the door to prosecuting former Bush administration officials, saying those who approved harsh interrogation techniques may be subject to criminal charges.

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