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Latest Robert Gibbs Items
Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs will defend President Obama in New Hampshire on Monday, countering criticism at a Republican presidential debate in the nation's first primary state.
Former Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld raised fresh questions Wednesday about the Obama administration's handling of the crisis in Egypt, saying he hoped behind-the-scenes diplomacy was going more smoothly than it appears from the outside.
The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday announced deep federal spending cuts — including the elimination of some established programs — in a preliminary budget plan, while top Republican House leaders met with President Obama to discuss ways to rein in spending and shrink the national debt.
After praising the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, Iranian authorities Wednesday threatened to crush a domestic rally proposed to show support for the demonstrators who took to the streets in Tunis and Cairo in massive anti-government protests.
President Obama finally has kicked the habit, first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday.
President Obama finally has kicked the habit, Michelle Obama said Tuesday.
Egypt on Monday released a Google Inc. executive who became a hero of anti-government protesters after he vanished nearly two weeks ago while taking part in demonstrations calling for the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.
Foreign journalists were beaten with sticks and fists by pro-government mobs on Thursday, and dozens were detained by security forces. The U.S. condemned what it called the "systematic targeting" of the reporters, photographers and film crews who have brought searing images of Egyptian protests to the world.
Thousands of supporters and opponents of President Hosni Mubarak battled in Cairo's main square Wednesday, raining stones, bottles and firebombs on each other in scenes of uncontrolled violence as soldiers stood by without intervening. Government backers galloped in on horses and camels, only to be dragged to the ground and beaten bloody.