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Forty-one Senate Democrats told President Obama on Monday that they agreed with his decision to not send three free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama to Congress until Republicans agree to renew an expanded worker-retraining program.
Freddy Adu is getting another chance.
The nation's top labor leader on Friday said President Obama has allowed talk of attacking federal deficits to overrun his message on jobs and economic growth, while hitting Fox News for being anti-union.
The White House on Monday threatened to withhold three pending free-trade agreements from Congress if lawmakers don't also agree to extend assistance for workers displaced by outsourcing - something President Obama's union backers have been fervently seeking.
Dear Sgt Shaft: As we approach Memorial Day, please remind your readers of the VetSignia group, a small group of retired veterans who make 36 special metalized film window stickers and magnetic vehicle plaques that provide a neat, attractive way for all U.S. veterans to show their service.
Michelle Obama says some of the first family's best moments have been during trips abroad.
Turkey's prime minister on Wednesday announced what he called a "crazy and magnificent" plan to build a new waterway to the Black Sea, promising that the tanker-clogged Bosporus through Istanbul soon would be used for sports and boat trips.
The Obama administration's top trade official said Wednesday he is optimistic about passage of new free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, but the pacts would be submitted to Congress separately and not as a packaged deal, as many Republicans have been urging.
In the aftermath of the president's National Defense University speech on Libya, U.S. objectives in Libya are still confusing and confounding to many. Our military, whether under U.S. command or NATO command, is participating in no-fly and humanitarian protection missions, while the administration, the United Nations Security Council and our foreign allies declare that these missions are unrelated to the U.S. policy to see Col. Moammar Gadhafi gone. Regardless, no-fly and humanitarian protection missions are insufficient to topple an entrenched dictator, and even the military leaders acknowledge they could see a post-intervention scenario that leaves Col. Gadhafi in power.