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George W. Bush

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  • A U.S. immigration solution: Fix Central America

     A U.S. immigration solution: Fix Central America
    For the citizens of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, the crisis prompted by the surge of children from Latin America coming across the U.S. border is not simply an immigration story. It is about more than unemployment, poverty, gang violence and the...
  • 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...
  • Gene Callahan, Illinois political aide and MLB lobbyist, 1935-2014

     Gene Callahan, Illinois political aide and MLB lobbyist, 1935-2014
    During a spring 2000 campaign stop in Hilton Head, S.C., by George W. Bush, a reporter was asked by Gene Callahan to find out whether the Republican presidential contender remembered him from their baseball management days. "Gene-O was there?" Bush said...
  • Obama officials, Senate intelligence panel spar over deletions from torture report

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration and the Senate Intelligence Committee are sparring over the administration's deletions of fake names from the public version of a long-awaited report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods on suspected...
  • Economy is focus of US-African summit, but Ebola casts a shadow

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will welcome the leaders of nearly all of Africa's nations to Washington this week as part of a first-of-its-kind summit designed to boost economic ties between the United States and Africa. The U.S.-Africa Leaders...
  • 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...
  • Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office

     Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office
    Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers. His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life. Those twists also...
  • Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks'

    Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks'
    President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA "tortured some folks" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into "enhanced interrogation techniques." "We did a whole lot of...
  • Citing redactions, Feinstein delays release of report on CIA interrogations

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration censored significant portions of the findings of an investigation into the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods on suspected terrorists, forcing the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee to delay their...
  • Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing

    Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing
    Criticism of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration appeared to evaporate Thursday at a confirmation hearing that featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement....
  • Obama's first response to CIA spying shouldn't be to praise its director

    Whether he knew about it long ago or not, CIA Director John O. Brennan doesn’t come off looking good now that an internal report has found that his agency had done the very thing that he has been insisting all along it could not possibly have done:...