Barack Obama's sex-change surgery for America continues, without even the consolation of anesthesia. (A lot of voters have been asleep, anyway.) Dr. Obama hopes to get the surgery finished before the patient wakes up in November to his considerably altered bodyscape.
The feminine dynamics will play out upon "the nexus of politics, society, and even race," while a purse-load of explorations explore "how the proximity to political power dictates where one fits within Beltway society," promises Bravo, on confirming that 'The Real Housewives of D.C.' is set to premiere Aug. 5.
Funding for troops in Afghanistan and Iraq could be held up by the war brewing on Capitol Hill among congressional Democrats and the White House. When the Senate returns to take up the $45.5 billion supplemental appropriations bill that passed the House on July 1, the central issue to resolve will be how best to appease Big Labor.
The alliance between our nation and Israel has deep and enduring roots, yet since taking office, President Obama has torn apart the ties that bind. Despite a meeting this week with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that by many accounts was cordial, much still remains to be done to restore the friendship between our two countries.
President Obama declared good progress Wednesday on his pledge to double U.S. exports over the next five years, saying the nation's sales abroad were up 17 percent in first four months of this year.
John Brennan, the deputy White House national security adviser for counterterrorism, recently defended controversial statements he made in a speech that Islamic terrorism is not rooted in Islam.
The White House found itself on the defensive over Obama's appointment of a key official to help implement his health care overhaul, facing a torrent of criticism from lawmakers who said the move short-circuits the legislative-oversight process.
Britain's new defense secretary, Liam Fox, came to town last week. And he had a bone to pick with the leadership in the White House and Congress.
Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, said he plans to vote against confirming Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.