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  1. Don't Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money GoesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    President Barack Obama proudly signed the law that repealed the Pentagon's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, freeing lesbian, gay, and bisexual Americans to openly serve in the military four years ago. But when it comes to budgeting, the concept lingers on.


  2. The Dark Secrets of Appendix MRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... treaty ban on "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment" as not applying to C.I.A. and military prisons overseas, Barack Obama, then a newly elected Democratic senator from Illinois, joined in a bipartisan protest. Mr. Obama supported legislation to ...


  3. Torture May Not Be So Bad When You're Using the Bamboo Splinters, Obama Administration DecidesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Like so many other things Barack Obama thought were so terrible about his predecessor in office-war in Iraq, executive orders, lack of transparency-he may have decided that torture isn't so bad when you're on the delivering end. Having inherited the collector's edition bamboo splinter set , the administration, reports the New York Times , sees no reason to let it gather dust.


  4. Elizabeth Warren opens the doorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Warren (D-Mass.) has opened the door more than a crack to a presidential run. Just like then-junior Sen. Barack Obama in the 2008 cycle (who first discounted presidential talk and then embraced it), Warren doesn't sound opposed to the idea: Sen. ...


  5. What's the PPACA's End State?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Glittering Eye

    Ramesh Ponnuru has a column at Bloomberg View on a piece of legislation offered by Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Mark Begich: For the most part, the political debate over President Barack Obama's health-care overhaul has become a duel between vague slogans: Republicans say they want to "replace" the Affordable Care Act but generally don't say with what. Democrats say they want to "fix" it but usually don't say how.


  6. Michelle Obama being urged to run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... logic. A Senate Run by Michelle in ultra-liberal California would almost be a guaranteed win. Although, with Barack Obama 's popularity and approval rating falling of late, it might not be a stretch to imagine that his actions over the final two ...


  7. This cowboy poet might be Americaa s next great political analystRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... of Yer Friends," along with a few other poems, at a campaign event in Sioux Falls. "I happen to be a friend of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney," Pressler said. "All the Republicans have received a letter that says, 'A ha! [Pressler] is a fan of Barack ...


  8. Sun-Times reporter Dave McKinney quits, cites possible retaliation over Rauner articleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... Liston's consulting firm, Adelstein Liston, has worked with Democratic heavyweights including President Barack Obama, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. A separate company housed at the firm's address is working with the ...


  9. Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heatRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... are making a concerted effort to avoid the embarrassment of losing the governor's mansion in President Barack Obama's home state. Quinn has actively cultivated the support of Obama, whose lagging popularity nationally has largely kept him away from ...


  10. Fighting the Ebola virusRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

    ... placed in quarantine and scores more were monitored by health professionals for signs of illness. President Barack Obama recently named an "Ebola czar"; several states have established 24/7 "Ebola hotlines"; hospitals and healthcare facilities are ...


  11. $79K spent on ads for minimum wage ballot measureRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... the ads also seek to clarify that the proposed increase isn't as large as a measure championed by President Barack Obama that would boost the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. The center's analysis covers television ads on local broadcasts in ...


  12. Which Republican Party?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Time

    ... Eisenhower "a dedicated and conscious agent of the communist conspiracy" and their latter-day heirs disputing Barack Obama's origins and loyalty. Obama is hardly the first American President to experience such abuse. In the 19th century, opposition ...


  13. Hillary Clinton on the Campaign TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... presidency when she stood by him during the Monica Lewinsky sex-and-lies scandal. She also has baggage from Barack Obama's presidency, during which she was secretary of state. GOP strategists say she has been tarnished by what they consider Obama's ...


  14. Taking back AmericaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    ... damaging policies by making excuses, they fail to face reality. This is a planned agenda. When then-Sen. Barack Obama announced in 2008 that he was going to fundamentally transform America, few Americans comprehended what that declaration actually ...


  15. Cell transplant sees paralyzed man walk againRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNN

    ... Stem Cell Institute at the UConn Health Center in August 2010 in Farmington. In March 2009, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that removed restrictions on embryonic stem cell research. His action overturned an order approved by ...


  16. Fred DuVal's friends and supporters, a rich history of kickbacks and corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 |

    ... this weekend since he started his 14-year prison sentence for corruption, including trying to sell President Barack Obama's former senate seat . Former Governor of New Mexico, Bill Richardson, has faced corruption charges on numerous occasions. He ...


  17. Rauner would have have blocked Medicaid, leaving 468,000 Illinoisans 'uninsured'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 |

    ... and said that more than 685,000 Illinoisans now have access to quality health coverage under President Barack Obama's legacy legislation and benefited from the law. State officials are gearing up to ensure even more residents sign up for healthcare ...


  18. MomentumNOBODY Listened, Nobody LearnedRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... "tangible political support ... specific amounts and everything ... some of it up front," if he appointed Barack Obama campaign advisor Valerie Jarrett to the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Obama. By defining the phone calls as wire fraud and the ...


  19. Shocker! Somehow a voting machine in Cook County, Illinois knows just what to doRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Michelle Malkin

    ... own? It's like the "Skynet" of Illinois voting shenanigans. If it becomes self-aware before November of 2016, Barack Obama gets a third term. County election officials plan to contact others who voted in the district on the same machine as soon as ...


  20. A fast march by Garfield students, a forceful message for Seattle policeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... have been elected mayor of Seattle and King County executive. A promising politician, then-Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois, spoke to a packed gym at Garfield eight years ago. But the BSU is still pressing its case, in the streets on a day Seattle was ...