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By Tom Fitton
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Richard A. Gephardt
It's not too premature to say that President Obama's second-term agenda is adrift — that is, if he ever had a well-thought-out agenda to begin with.
It’s not too premature to now say that President Obama’s second-term agenda is adrift — that is, if he ever had a really well-thought-out agenda to begin with.
Coming out of the July 4th weekend, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is the clear front-runner in the crowded Republican field of White House hopefuls — though history suggests the early lead in the polls won't necessarily make him a shoo-in at the ballot box.
U.S. intelligence and security agencies are warning Congress and the telecommunications industry that an American company's plan to use Chinese components in cell-phone towers for the next generation wireless network will make communications vulnerable to electronic spying by Beijing.
The Democratic presidential front-runners, expecting the economy to be a pivotal issue in 2008, have drawn together teams of top business leaders and economists from Wall Street to academia to help them draft policies on trade, taxes, jobs and economic growth.
," Mr. Gephardt said. "She knows what it means to be a president, has seen firsthand the variety of issues and challenges put before a president."
He told reporters on a conference call that he supports the former first lady because she is the most experienced among the Democratic contenders.