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  • Obama up, health-care opposition softens

     
    by Mark Silva Another new read on President Barack Obama's post-address-to-a-joint-session-of-Congress public-approval ratings: 58 percent, in a survey conducted by CNN/Opinion Research on Friday through Sunday. That's up from 53 percent at the end of...
  • Iran's 'line in the sand:' U.K., U.S., France

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy today presented a united front in a stern demand for Iran to start complying with international nuclear regulation, with the...
  • Obama family monument tour: Half moon

     
    by Mark Silva What do American families do when they go to Washington? See the monuments. What does the first family do in Washington? Tonight, they saw the monuments. They didn't take a sightseeing bus. They motorcaded. It was cool......
  • Kirk: Kennedy ally, champion, 'caretaker'

     
    by Mark Silva The newest, but only temporary, member of the U.S. Senate will be sworn in this afternoon. Vice President Joe Biden, a longtime friend of the late Sen. Edward M. Kenmedy and former colleague, will preside over the......
  • Iran's nuclear enrichment: Next step?

     
    by Mark Silva Pittsburgh just got interesting. Iran, which has maintained that it is enriching uranium for civilain power, not for any weaponry, has informed the United Nations that it is building a secret enrichment plant. "The disclosure is expected.......
  • Obama: 'Choices' in health care

     
    by Mark Silva The word from the president's keynote address to the Congressional Black Caucus last night is that he spoke at length about advances in civil rights through the decades, but made only passing references to the "choices'' that......
  • White House vs. FOX News: Olympics

     
    by Mark Silva In the ongoing struggle between the White House and the FOX News Channel, the Obama administration's direct rebuttal of what FOX's Glenn Beck and a guest have had to say this week about the administration's hand in......
  • Rahm Emanuel: Olympic critics get seats

     
    by Mark Silva Posted Thursday evening, updated Friday at 6:15 am and 9:35 am EDT Republicans have been ready with criticism for President Barack Obama's overnight journey to Copenhagen, where the president today pressed Chicago's case for the 2016...
  • Obama, Obama, Obama: Sunday!

     
    by Mark Silva There are some who say President Barack Obama is suffering from a certain over-exposure on television -- address a joint session of Congress, go on 60 Minutes. But Adam Nagourney of the New York Times has the......
  • Obama: Afghan decision 'weeks' away

     
    by Mark Silva A summit of the president's highest-level government and military advisers on the war in Afghanistan ended this evening with an announcement that there will be another meeting at the White House in a week's time -- and......
  • Afghan election fraud: 'A cover-up'

     
    by Mark Silva Democracy was on the march, the way that former President George W. Bush saw it, praising the democratic advances of nations such as Iraq and Afghanistan after the U.S. military forced the ruling regimes out. But serious......