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  • Obama Olympic travel eyed: Advance

     
    by Christi Parsons President Obama is dispatching an advance team to Copenhagen to pave the way for a possible personal appearance before the Olympic committee next month. The decision doesn't necessarily mean Obama will be able to make an in-person......
  • Sarah Palin dinner: $63,500, vets benefit

     
    by Mark Silva Mooseburgers: $3.50 Dog-sled: $2,000 Dinner with Sarah Palin: $63,500 The virtual Internet competition for a real dinner with the former governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican candidate for vice president turned out not to be priceless, but....
  • Obama: White Sox not out yet

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is a die-hard White Sox fan. How hard? The president wore a Sox jacket as he tossed the ceremonial opening pitch at the All Star game, he was reminded in an interview that aired......
  • Obama: 'Somehow, not breaking through'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 11:15 am EDT President Barack Obama, acknowledging trouble in "breaking through'' to the American public with his proposal for a health-care overhaul, made an unprecedented public push today with a series of nationally...
  • Obama's pitch: 'Pebble in a stormy sea'

     
    by Mark Silva Acknowledging that he hasn't persuaded the American public and Congress to support sweeping changes to healthcare, President Obama offered a humbling admission Sunday: His message is sometimes not "breaking through." "I think there have been...
  • Obama: Student loans, free Internet

     
    by Christi Parsons TROY, N.Y. -- President Obama today called for support of his plan to expand loan and grant programs for college students, and also embraced new federal rules coming out today that will require Internet providers to treat......
  • Obama, Friedman: Golf course is flat

     
    Butby Mark Silva They probably didnt need a call center in Bangalore to make this appointment: President Barack Obama played golf today with Tom Friedman of the New York Times. The president and his guests played 18 holes at Andrews......
  • Obama, Letterman: 'Top 10 Reasons'

     
    by Mark Silva and Christi Parsons, updated at 10:40 pm with video President Barack Obama, who has faced a lot of criticism from some quarters which former President Jimmy Carter views as racially motivated, had an answer for that in......
  • Chicago landmark: Stimulus a promise

     
    by Mark Silva When they talk about "shovel-ready'' work for that $787-billion economic stimulus that President Barack Obama signed into law, they aren't talking about the landmark high-rise in Chicago where Obama staged his transition to the White House...
  • Obama, Clinton, Letterman: Late Show

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama. Bill Clinton. It's a big day on the set of the Late Show with David Letterman. The longtime late-night television host, who has both a sitting president and a former president lined up for appearances......
  • ACORN: Trial, hanging, federal funding

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 leader of the Senate, senior senator from Illinois and one of seven senators who voted against cutting off federal housing funds for ACORN, the community organization enmeshed in controversy......