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2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Federal education enforcers out of line

Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' performance.


Related Topix: George Bush, Florida, Florida Government, Washington DC, Standardized Testing, Education, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Dallas prosecutor Sarah Salda a is headed for one of toughest federal jobs

Her nomination to run Immigration and Customs Enforcement - the sprawling federal agency whose missions include tracking down people living in the country illegally - comes as the White House considers the timing and extent of executive actions to shield millions from deportation.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Dallas, TX, US News, George Bush

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

More workers, better government

John J. DiIulio Jr., a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the National Academy of Public Administration, served as the first director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives under President George W. Bush.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, George Bush, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Opinion

ABC News

Obama's Tan Suit Buzzed Around the World

Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed 'round the world? Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media Thursday.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Fashion, Summer, George Bush, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Entertainment


Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world

12, 1993 file photo, President Bill Clinton stands outside a Georgetown restaurant near the Potomac River in Washington.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Fashion, Summer

The Las Vegas Sun

Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world

In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama leaves after speaking about the economy, Iraq and Ukraine in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of The White House in Washington, D.C., before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Fashion, Summer, Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush

The Raw Story

Head of powerful conservative think tank brought down by office romance gone wrong

The CEO of one of the most powerful conservative think tanks in the country has been ousted from his position after a series of revelations concerning a romance with a subordinate that went badly wrong.


Related Topix: George Bush, US Politics, US News, Newt Gingrich

Obama speaks loudly and carries a small stick against ISIS

President Obama stepped to the podium and announced, among other things, that he doesn't have a strategy yet on how to deal with ISIS .


Related Topix: George Bush


Toyota Boss Akio Toyoda Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Video

It's not easy to look dignified as someone pours a bucket of ice and water over your head, but Toyota president Akio Toyoda manages better than most.


Related Topix: George Bush

A teachable moment about homeland security policy

President Obama announced airstrikes in the northern region of Iraq following a massacre of Yazidis.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, George Bush

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Obama Amnesty Excuse Exposed as Fraud: 2012 Deportations Down 50% from G.W. Bush Average

The Obama administration is floating a rationale through the media that Congress has not provided the resources to enforce immigration laws as justification for the expected pronouncement by President Barack Obama by the end of summer to grant legal status to millions of illegal aliens.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, George Bush, Conservative Political News

Only a small slice of 'ice bucket challenge' money actually goes to treating ALS

Somewhat of a cross between the national temporary insanity better known as the Macarena craze of the mid-90s, and the status symbol worthiness of being the first kid on your block to get a confirmed kill, A la Full Metal Jacket, the rich and famous are all agog to be publicly dared to participate in the latest cultural phenomena - the ALS ice ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, George Bush

Stars and Stripes

Islamic State tortured captive Westerners, including James Foley

At least four hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State, including an American journalist who was recently executed by the group, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, according to people familiar with the treatment of the kidnapped Westerners.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Prison

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Fact check: Who took more presidential vacations?

Fact check: Who took more presidential vacations? Our inbox is chock full of questions about who took more vacation days, Obama or Bush.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, George Bush

104.7 WIOT

Homer Simpson Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Everyone from President George W. Bush to Bill Gates have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and now, even animated characters are getting involved.


Related Topix: George Bush, Frank Caliendo


Obama vs. Bush: Who Took More Presidential Vacations?

US President Barack Obama and former US President George W. Bush arrive on July 2, 2013 for a wreath-laying ceremony for victims of the 1998 Embassy bombing at the Bombing Memorial at the US Embassy in Dar Es Salaam.


Related Topix: George Bush, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Africa, Tanzania

The Brattleboro Reformer

for Love of Books

Donald Phinney Gregg has been a major figure in the sphere of US diplomacy, both covert and overt.


Related Topix: Williams College, Georgetown University, South Korea, World News, North Korea,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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.


Related Topix: George Bush

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.


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

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.


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


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