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  • Uber hires Obama strategist David Plouffe for political campaign against cabs, regulations

    SAN FRANCISCO In Uber's latest and perhaps boldest maneuver to counter opposition to its car service app, the startup has tapped David Plouffe, former campaign manager and White House adviser to President Barack Obama, to lead its marketing and policy...
  • Clinton's lead over GOP candidates shrinking

    WASHINGTON Potential Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's lead over a crowded prospective Republican field has narrowed and her support has slipped below 50 percent, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Clinton remains ahead of...
  • Spending too much, too fast, without oversight, in Afghanistan

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Aug. 13: In the wake of its initial military action in Afghanistan, and in spite of then-President George W. Bush's prior opposition to "nation-building," the U.S. embarked...
  • Michael Smerconish: Media misinterpret Hillary, who's clearly preparing to run

    Many observers who read Jeffrey Goldberg's interview of Hillary Clinton in the Atlantic interpreted it as a formal declaration of independence from President Barack Obama. I doubt that was the intention. For me, what stood out was Clinton's unplugged...
  • CIA admits it broke into Senate computers; senators call for spy chief's ouster

    WASHINGTON An internal CIA investigation confirmed allegations that agency personnel improperly intruded into a protected database used by Senate Intelligence Committee staff to compile a scathing report on the agency's detention and interrogation...
  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • We asked you: Should the U.S. House impeach President Obama?

    Editor's note: The comments posted by readers did not reflect the poll results. Yes, [President] Obama should be impeached for dereliction of duty and not following our Constitution. But not now. After [Republicans] take back the Senate in 2014, Obama...
  • Victoria Beckham dress sale to benefit African mothers with HIV

    Victoria Beckham dress sale to benefit African mothers with HIV
    British fashion designer and former pop star Victoria Beckham is giving away 600 pieces of clothing, including several evening dresses, to raise money and awareness for mothers living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Beckham's iconic, white Dolce and...
  • Real people -- not 'some folks' -- were tortured by the U.S.

    Real people -- not 'some folks' -- were tortured by the U.S.
    To the editor: As any professor of communication can tell you, words not only reflect reality, they also frame it, put a context on it and re-create it. So it is with anger, as a progressive Democrat, that I read that President Obama noted "we tortured...
  • Ebola crisis alters agenda for African summit in Washington

    Ebola crisis alters agenda for African summit in Washington
    With about 50 African leaders coming to town for a summit and massive gala dinner at the White House this week, the Obama administration had to adjust for a last-minute party spoiler: the deadly Ebola virus. Two West African heads of state, Nobel...
  • Economy is focus of US-African summit, but Ebola casts a shadow

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will welcome the leaders of nearly all Africa's nations to Washington next week as part of a first-of-its-kind summit designed to boost economic ties between the United States and Africa. The U.S.-African Leaders...