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1 hr ago | Russia Taday

White House Press Secretaries have a history of avoiding questions - report

White House press secretaries are charged with briefing the press on the activities of the president's administration, but a new survey shows just how often they try to avoid that obligation by evading questions.

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5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

So many memoirs: Lena Dunham, Amy Poehler among those with books this fall

Neil Patrick Harris, for instance, decided that his early 40s was too young for a "life" story, even for a Tony- and Emmy-winning actor.

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Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Lena Dunham, Neil Patrick Harris, Emmy Awards, George Bush

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

How the US has justified overseas military action

Congress passed an Authorization for the Use of Military Force in Iraq in 2002, clearing the way for the U.S.-led war in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush

11 hrs ago | Bayside

Middle East: More dangerous than ever

The United States has never been known to have a good grasp on foreign affairs and international relations.

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15 hrs ago | Education Week

Policy Stakes High as Parties Vie for Senate Control

The U.S. Congress has been under divided partisan control for the past four years, with action on nearly every major piece of education legislation stalled as a result.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Angus King, Barack Obama

20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

HillaryClinton needs to reset herself

Hillary Clinton's problem is not only what she objected to in President Obama's foreign policy and when she objected to it, but also what she now thinks is the right course of action.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, George Bush

Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Reporter

The WilliesWAS 'Swine Flu' an Attempt to Asassinate Obama?

DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- The way I heard the story, a chicken is eating lunch when an acorn falls on her head.

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Related Topix: Dick Cheney, George Bush, Frank Caliendo, US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Washington Times

ALS Association prepares for life after ice bucket challenge

The chilly challenge accepted 'round the world has unleashed a tsunami of YouTube videos and millions of dollars for research of Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Frank Caliendo, Dance, Pop/Rock, Britney Spears

Silicon Alley Insider

Australia's Ex-Foreign Minister: 'Swivel-Eyed Neo-Cons' Bankrupted...

'Swivel eyed neo-cons and ultra-nationalists': Rumsfeld, Bush and Cheney bankrupted the country and drained its military strength, according to Australia's former Foreign Minister, Bob Carr.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Dick Cheney

Newsday

Golfing while the world burns?

President Barack Obama's passion for golf has long been a hobbyhorse for those on the right.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, Terrorism, Ferguson, MO

Daily Press & Argus

Obama shouldn't act alone on immigration

This July 18, 2014, file photo shows protestors in Philadelphia demonstrating near the Consulate of Mexico in support of immigrants recently entering the United States via Mexico.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, Illegal Immigration, Opinion

The Arizona Republic

Experts give Obama high marks on tribal outreach

The administration is getting generally high marks from experts who say the president has given tribal relations a high profile.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Cannon Ball, ND, George Bush

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NewsBusters.org

ABC's Ann Compton Cites Gracious Note From Elder Bush as Favorite Moment on WH Beat

Ever notice that you seldom see Ann Compton, longtime White House correspondent for ABC News, appear on this site? What she said yesterday on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" helps explain why.

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Related Topix: George Bush, McLean, VA

Wall Street Journal

The West Forgets History. Putin Repeats It

Hapless in response to Vladimir Putin's wars, successive American leaders are left puzzling over the Russian's place in time.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, George Bush

The Raw Story

Fox News guest: Was Michael Brown too large to be an 'unarmed teen'?

Appearing on Fox & Friends , a former nominee for Labor Secretary took the media to task for inflaming racial tensions by describing slain teen Michael Brown as "unarmed" when he was, in fact, "six foot four and weighed almost three hundred pounds."

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, George Bush, Frank Caliendo

The American Prospect

The Fire This Time: America's Withdrawal From the Fight Against Racism Guarantees More Fergusons

Because of the persistence of racism and a relaxation of the fight against it, we are moving backwards.

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Related Topix: New-Age, Ferguson, MO, Publishing, Media, Forbes, George Bush

The Reporter

Dunham, Poehler among those with books this fall

Neil Patrick Harris, for instance, decided that his early 40s was too young for a "life" story, even for a Tony- and Emmy-winning actor.

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Related Topix: Neil Patrick Harris, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Girls, Lena Dunham, George Bush

MLive.com

Michigan GOP nominates cardiologist and former ambassador as U-M regent candidates

The Michigan Republican party nominated Ron Weiser and Dr. Rob Steele as their candidates for the University of Michigan Board of Regents in the November election, according to an MLive report.

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Related Topix: US News, Medicine, Cardiology, George Bush, Ann Arbor, MI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Challenge Accepted: County comes together for ALS cause

Brush softball players take the challenge, pouring buckets of freezing ice over the head of themselves and coach Tom Odle during the Brush Boosters ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Beetdigger volleyball players brought in the most in donations during the Brush Boosterclub kickoff event on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Brush, CO, Fort Morgan, CO, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, George Bush, Snyder, CO

The Daily Beast

Third Term's The CharmBy Jeff Greenfield

We were reminded once again this week - by The New York Times ' estimable John Harwood - of one of those "rules" that will govern the next Presidential race.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Minnesota, George Bush

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