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  • Bobby Jindal at-bat against Obama (II)

     
    by Mark Silva Bobby Jindal: Take Two. The young Republican governor of Louisiana, whose Republican Party response to President Barack Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress was widely panned - even likened to the work of Mister Rogers......
  • Bishop boycotting Obama at Notre Dame

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with statement and response. Count one guest out at the commencement address which President Barack Obama plans to deliver at Notre Dame this spring: The Roman Catholic bishop whose diocese includes the University of Notre......
  • Obama to astronaut: 'Fashion statement'

     
    by Mark Silva The president placed a long-distance phone call today - to the International Space Station - with the help of some school-kids who had some pretty good questions. The Washington, D.C.-area middle-schoolers joined President Barack Obama in...
  • Obama Auto Team Now Hiring

     
    Well, at least we know he???s going to create four new jobs. President Barack Obama???s auto team ??? tasked with the rather daunting job of saving the American auto industry, or not ??? has put out an email to Wall......
  • Rahm Emanuel's Freddie Mac profits

     
    by Bob Secter and Andrew Zajac Before its portfolio of bad loans helped trigger the current housing crisis, mortgage giant Freddie Mac was the focus of a major accounting scandal that led to a management shake-up, huge fines and scalding......
  • Britney Spears: Whip's (GOP) fundraiser

     
    by Mark Silva The president had Tony Bennett at his party's fundraiser last night, but a House Republican leader had Britney Spears for a draw. As the Huffington Post put it, "There was more than one whip at last night's......
  • Obama: Fundraiser, 'Genius... bum'

     
    by Mark Silva If there's one thing that President Barack Obama can do well, it's raise campaign cash - having raised more than $700 million, a runaway record, for his own campaign last year, and now turning his fundraising prowess......
  • Obama: Cheney's terrorism stance 'great ad for anti-American sentiment'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama has an answer for former Vice President Dick Cheney's contention that the new president has put the nation at greater risk with his plans to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay and prohibit......
  • Obama should mimic Lincoln on bonuses

     
    by Frank James How does a president stop a nation from cutting off its nose to spite its face? That is the challenge now facing President Barack Obama as he tries to keep the populist rage against Wall Street, in......
  • Mexican border-drug crackdown launched

     
    by Josh Meyer The Obama administration this morning unveiled an ambitious multi-agency plan to help Mexico attack the growing trans-national problems created by powerful Mexican drug cartels, vowing to surge U.S. money, manpower and technology to the...
  • Obama, Simon Cowell: 'Bldg suspense'

     
    by Mark Silva Being president, Barack Obama says, is "a little like being on American Idol... "Except everybody is Simon Cowell.'' He said so last week, on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Tonight, the president's prime-time news conference at......