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George W. Bush

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  • The dehumanizing of Iraqis is the main 'American Sniper' issue

     The dehumanizing of Iraqis is the main 'American Sniper' issue
    The three-car caravan was headed to a funeral, everyone dressed in their Friday best. It was warm outside, as Baghdad often is in the fall, causing their crisp shirts to wilt and sweaters to itch. The men argued over who they'd pick for their soccer dream...
  • Six months later, Congress needs to vote on Obama's war against Islamic State

    A puzzling aspect of President Obama's war against Islamic State, a military campaign that is now almost six months old, is his attitude toward congressional approval for the mission. In a speech in September, Obama insisted that he already possessed...
  • As Romney weighs '16 bid, some past donors in Chicago commit to Jeb Bush

    Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states like Illinois have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The donors, in interviews with The...
  • New Islamic State video sets 24-hour deadline for release of Iraqi bomber

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State on Tuesday gave the Japanese and Jordanian governments less than 24 hours to release a female militant who's been on Jordan's death row since 2005, in exchange for the release of a kidnapped Japanese journalist and the life...
  • US-backed Liberia project fails: Insider connections, questionable scrutiny, environment harm

    On paper, the pitch was simple: A green energy company backed by $217 million in U.S. government loans would convert one of Africa's poorest countries into the world's first biomass-driven economy. But the plan to help Liberia collapsed amid...
  • Rubio moves toward presidential bid

    Rubio moves toward presidential bid
    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio appears to be inching closer to a presidential campaign, making the kind of preliminary moves needed to join a crowded field of potential Republican contenders that includes three fellow Floridians. If Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush...
  • GOP lawmakers back Obama's push for new trade deals, but Democrats say jobs may suffer

    It doesn't happen often, but Republican lawmakers on Tuesday gave more support to President Barack Obama than did Democrats on a key issue: trade. Trade has long created strange politics, but the issue has languished on congressional back burners...
  • Ann McFeatters: Conservatives confused about Common Core

    We need to get to the core of Common Core or we won't understand much of what the 25 (and counting) Republican presidential candidates are saying for the next year and a half. Some of them were for the Core before they were against it. Others were...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Does the US need Common Core education standards?

    It's early yet, but already the Common Core State Standards are becoming a major issue for the 2016 presidential campaign. Developed by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers in 2009, the Common Core is supposed...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: Lift the blockade on confirming US judges

    Almost a month into the 114thSenate, the new Republican majority still doesn't know what to do about filibusters of judicial nominations. The latest? An idea floated recently to eliminate filibusters on Supreme Court nominations (or, technically, to...
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