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Cuba announced the elimination of its Ministry of Sugar on Thursday in a sign of how far the symbolic crop has fallen since its heyday when much of the population was mobilized to the countryside at harvest time to help cut cane.
Facing an uproar from President Obama's most loyal base of supporters, the White House on Thursday rejected claims that Mr. Obama stereotyped blacks when he told them to "take off your bedroom slippers" and work for his re-election.
Government has rigged the game so that it can always grow larger year after year. House conservatives are pushing legislation that would undo the built-in advantage that expansionists depend on when budget season rolls around. Washington can't be allowed to cook the books any longer.
Thus far, the maddening Republican storyline in the presidential election cycle is complicating the party's prospects of winning back the White House in 2012.
Think of super PACs as shadow cash machines for presidential candidates. They're going to be big this year. Real big.
The re-election bid of Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is providing an early look at how Republicans plan to tie President Obama and his plunging job-approval ratings to vulnerable Democrats down the ballot next year.
Facing weakening support among Hispanics, President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Wednesday over what he called an inaccurate and damaging perception that he can fix the nation's flawed immigration system on his own.
To satisfy the enduring public judgment that Obamacare will harm the nation, there are three paths to repeal: Congress, the courts and the ballot box. The White House has signaled a willingness to expedite resolution by the Supreme Court of the constitutional question at the same time that it ignores or downplays those remedies available to the citizenry.
The White House trade agenda suffered a new setback last week when the Senate rejected a bill to strengthen the president's ability to conduct trade diplomacy with other countries.