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A week away from delivering a major speech on jobs and renewing a battle with congressional Republicans on the economy, President Obama on Monday named labor economist Alan B. Krueger of Princeton University to lead his depleted economic team.
Powerful and deadly Hurricane Irene swept through the region early Sunday, downing hundreds of trees and knocking out power, but largely sparing area residents from widespread destruction.
The State Department on Friday removed a major roadblock to a planned $7 billion oil pipeline from western Canada to the Texas coast in a report that says the project is unlikely to cause significant environmental problems during construction or operation.
The washed-out rally for D.C. voting rights isn't about freedom or democracy. It's a feeble mockery to thwart what D.C. voters want and what city hall sorely needs — term limits and ethics reform.
Was there some opportunistic political posturing during Hurricane Irene? The White House and FEMA issued multiple press releases about the "federal family" response to Irene, coining an appealing new term that might play well in overwrought press coverage.
President Obama, federal officials and East Coast governors and mayors began assessing damage Sunday from Hurricane Irene, which came ashore over the weekend with less-than-anticipated destruction but left behind widespread power outages and at least 21 people dead.
Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell on Sunday dismissed as "cheap shots" the criticism leveled at him and others in former Vice President Dick Cheney's memoir.
Man, how miserable is Michelle Obama? About 2½ years into her ceremonial stint as first lady, Mrs. Obama seems to have had quite enough of the gig.
Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain Friday ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment on a vast stretch of shoreline from the Carolinas to Massachusetts.