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  • Obama 'enemy of humanity:' Rep. Franks

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 2:05 pm EDT President Barack Obama has been called a number of things. Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina called him a liar, then apologized. FOX News Channel's Glenn Beck called him "racist,'' and......
  • War dead: Media interest fading?

     
    by Mark Silva We know the media have a certain limit when it comes to attention spans, but a columnist today has spotlighted that in a fairly poignant way: When President Barack Obama lifted a ban against media coverage of......
  • Al Qaeda cornered, still plotting: Intel

     
    by Mark Silva Osama bin Laden may still be at large, eight years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but his organization "is under more pressure'' and "more vulnerable'' than at any time since those al Qaeda-launched attacks,......
  • Obama's Chicago Olympics bid: En garde

     
    by Mark Silva Imagine the Secret Service's chagrin -- they were wary of letting the president have a BlackBerry -- when President Barack Obama broke out a sabre. But the photo below is no sign of any discord in the......
  • Supreme Court: Chicago gun ban targeted

     
    by David G. Savage The Supreme Court set the stage for a historic ruling on gun rights and the 2nd Amendment by agreeing today to hear a challenge to Chicago's ban on handguns. At issue is whether state and local......
  • Air Obama: Health-care reform TV ad

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama has addressed a joint session of Congress on prime-time television. Obama has appeared on five Sunday news shows - "everything but the Food Channel,'' complains Sen. Kit Bond of Missouri. Obama has done the......
  • Sarah Palin's memoirs: 'Going Rogue'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin is a speed-writer, it appears, or perhaps the hired evangelical collaborator on her forthcoming memoirs is a task-master. But without question, her publisher is a markerting whiz: Going Roque is the announced title of the......
  • Jimmy Carter, 85, speaks out, carries on

     
    by Mark Silva It's fitting that James Earl Carter, Jr., born 85 years ago today, has dedicated more space in his newly remodeled presidential museum to his time since leaving the White House than any other presidential library devotes to......
  • Texting while driving: Obama bans (feds)

     
    by Mark Silva There may not be a law against texting while driving nationwide - at least not yet -- though several states ban it. But there are a lot of people driving on the federal government's time-clock, with the......
  • Boehner to Obama: 'Where are the jobs?'

     
    by Mark Silva The government's monthly report on unemployment will arrive tomorrow morning, Washington time. President Barack Obama will arrive in Denmark to press Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic summer games in the morning, Copenhagen time. The...
  • Crist-Obama hug Part 2: The back story

     
    So, how exactly did former Republican governor Charlie Crist reprise his infamous hug with President Obama on the campaign trail over the weekend? Crist said his role in this election came about with an improptu cold call to the White......