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  • Obama: $17 billion 'real money'

     
    by Mark Silva "All across this country,'' President Barack Obama said this morning at the White House, "Americans are responding to difficult economic times by tightening their belts and making tough decisions about where they need to spend and where........
  • Limbaugh vs. Powell: Soul of the party

     
    by Mark Silva With a shrinking base of Americans who identify themselves as Republicans, the stakes for leadership of the rebooted Republican Party grow higher each day. Radio's Rush Limbaugh, whom the Democrats, and particularly the Obama White House,...
  • Notre Dame, presidents and degrees

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama will not be the first president to address the graduates of Notre Dame when he sends off 2,000 undergraduates, 420 MBA recipients and 214 new lawyers on Sunday -- with an unknown number sitting......
  • Notre Dame: Abortion battle joined

     
    by Mark Silva The local bishop may be sitting it out. Many students may be sitting it out as well. But not everyone is annoyed at the University of Notre Dame for conferring an honorary degree upon its disputed commencement......
  • Abortion views shifting: More 'pro-life'

     
    by Mark Silva Has the tide of public opinion on abortion rights turned? The Gallup Poll suggests it has: More Americans are calling themselves "pro-life'' on the question of abortion than those calling themselves "pro-choice'' - the first time that......
  • CDC director named: N.Y. commissioner

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today named Dr. Thomas Frieden, currently commissioner of the New York City Health Department, to serve as director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Rich Besser, who has served as......
  • Beverly Eckert: Crash victim, 9/11 widow

     
    by Mark Silva Beverly Eckert had been at the White House just last week, as part of a meeting that President Barack Obama had with the relatives of victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Eckert, who had......
  • Swine flu gone (from the headlines)

     
    by Mark Silva The flu is gone. From the headlines, that is. The bank "stress tests'' helped do it in, media researchers say - not to mention the apparent lack of any substantial public health threat from the Swine Flu.......
  • Obama on credit: 'This is America'

     
    by Mark Silva "I love you,'' comes the call from the audience. "I love you back,'' replies the president. If the president is on the road, this must be another 'town hall.'' Today, as President Barack Obama calls on Congress......
  • Nancy Pelosi: CIA lied; Boehner: Who?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with videos House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today accused the CIA of lying to her when it first briefed her about "enhanced'' interrogation techniques that were being deployed against detainees - "We were told explicitly that......
  • NYC Democrat: Rep. Israel's withdrawal 'unfortunate'

     
    Another possible U.S. Senate primary candidate, Democrat Jon Tasini, who challenged Hillary Clinton in 2006, calls it "unfortunate" that Steve Israel has decided to forgo a challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Hit the 'continued' bar for his statement......