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  • Obama girls' summer vacation: Global

     
    by Maeve Reston In the elite circles of private schools in Washington, D.C., globe-trotting vacations are common, but it is hard to imagine that many schoolmates of Malia and Sasha Obama will be able to rival their summer adventures. Although......
  • Public health-care option optional: WH

     
    "The public option... is not the entirety'' of health-care reform, the president says in the encounter shown above in Colorado, where a young man challenges the president to an "Oxford-style'' debate on competition in health-care. by Andrew Zajac The...
  • Obama's vacation: Hurricane Bill ahoy

     
    by Mark Silva It's been a quiet week on Martha's Vineyard, where they are battening down the beaches for Hurricane Bill's pass, all the coves are good-looking and all the presidential vacations are above average. "South Beach in Edgartown was......
  • Obama: Two wars, one promise

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who has pledged to bring the troops home from Iraq while the American deployment in Afghanistan grows, faced the Veterans of Foreign Wars today in Phoenix. The U.S. has placed more than 60,000 troops......
  • Barack Obama: Organizing for health-care

     
    by Mark Silva If President Barack Obama has found a few friends in the audiences of the "town hall'' meetings that he staged last week, he'll be looking for a lot more online and on the phone this week: Organizing......
  • Lockerbie bomber salute 'objectionable'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who has voiced his objections to Scotland's release of the terminally ill Libyan convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, had this to say......
  • Hawaii, president's birthplace: 50 today

     
    by Mark Silva Fifty years ago today, the United States welcomed Hawaii to the union. A little less than two years later, Barack Obama was welcomed to the world, born in Honolulu -- even if Tom DeLay is still looking......
  • Obamaslide: Under 50 faster than most?

     
    by Mark Silva Graphically speaking, the trends in apparent public approval ratings since President Barack Obama's inauguration in January offer a telling story about the rapidly closing gap between those who approve of what the president is doing, and...
  • Kennedy's salutes: Reagan, Clintons too

     
    by Mark Silva In a town where the notion of bipartisanship is a cliche that often finds little rooting in reality, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's career was remarkable for his success in crossing the aisle of a Senate that had......
  • Cindy Sheehan: Obama's wars now

     
    by Mark Silva Cindy Sheehan is back. But this time, the war protester who lost her son, Casey, at war in Iraq, is not camped outside the Texas ranch of former President George W. Bush, who ordered the U.S.-led invasion......
  • 'Great white hope:' GOP rep. apologizes

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Lynn Jenkins probably never heard of Jack Johnson. But the freshman Republican congresswoman from Kansas says she is sorry now about suggesting that the Republican Party, like those who wanted to dethrone Johnson from the heavyweight......