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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Bring your list of great ideas for political action to the Guild Restaurant on Saturday, September 27th at 2 p.m. Shockwave and I will lead a discussion of what we would like to do and hopefully we can make some real, concrete plans. 714day and I tried to find a park near the train where we could meet, but there are only a couple and don't appear to have shaded picnic spots.
7 hrs ago | New York Post
U.S. law enforcement is investigating a new phenomenon of women from the American heartland joining Islamic State as President Barack Obama vows to cut off the militants' recruiting at home. At least three Somali families in the Minneapolis-St.
11 hrs ago | Washington Times
Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama's health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away. Don't expect a repeat of last year's website meltdown, but the new sign-up period could expose underlying problems with the law itself that are less easily fixed than a computer system.
A child looks at a man suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus, while holding his hand over his nose, in a main street and busy part in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo: AP Dakar: Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appealed to US President Barack Obama for urgent aid in tackling the worst recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, saying that without it her country would lose the fight against the disease.
White House: We Aren't Going to Get Into What The "Legal, Academic Definition of War" With ISIS May Be WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a "barbaric murder" the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists. In a statement issued Saturday night, Obama said the hearts of Americans go out to Haines' family and the people of the United Kingdom.
The White House has announced plans for President Barack Obama to come here Tuesday for a briefing at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about Ebola, the highly infectious and deadly disease. People will be watching to see if he makes any appearances with Georgia's top Democratic candidates during this visit.
The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an international coalition to fight Islamic State, but with Western and Middle Eastern allies hesitant, it risks finding itself out on a limb. President Barack Obama this week unveiled a rough plan to fight the Islamist militants simultaneously in Iraq and Syria, thrusting the United States directly into two different wars in which nearly every country in the region has a stake.
In this Sept. 8, 2014, file photo, workmen erect metal scaffolding pipe around the dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
US President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he's leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the US "is on the right side of history." At a fundraiser for Senate Democrats in Baltimore, Obama said he was confident that Islamic State militants would eventually be defeated, thanks in part to a more inclusive Iraqi government and the broad coalition that Obama is seeking to assemble.
President Barack Obama listens to Vincent Vaise, National Parks Service Ranger and Chief of Interpretation at Fort McHenry, left, talk about the original manuscript of the 'Star Spangled Banner' during his tour of Fort McHenry Visitor and Education Center in Baltimore, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Such a scenario may not be an imminent one, but it is bound to be rattling Damascus.
A former day care worker was convicted Friday of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal. A former day care worker was convicted Friday of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal.
As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W. Bush's administration from taking military action against Iran unless it was explicitly authorized by Congress. His idea died in committee.
The Obama administration has committed itself - and by extension its allies, including Canada - to an open-ended conflict in the Middle East in precisely the kind of foreign entanglement Stephen Harper has sought to avoid. The toxic politics of Iraq, combined with overlapping sectarian civil wars in Syria and throughout the region, mean the dozens of Canadian special forces troops recently committed to the mission are stepping into a more complex and violent cauldron than anything they experienced in Afghanistan.
President Barack Obama will act on his own by year's end to remake the nation's fractured immigration system, and he will go as far as he can under the law, the White House chief of staff told frustrated Latino lawmakers Thursday. Chief of staff Denis McDonough made the commitments in a closed-door meeting at the Capitol with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
A federal judge on Friday struck down Ohio's law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates in a case that the U.S. Supreme Court said needed to be heard. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Black ruled that Ohio's law is unconstitutional and prohibited the Ohio Elections Commission and its members from enforcing the law.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:15 pm
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