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  • Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday said the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, is corroding America, not just its black communities, and that the wariness flows from significant...

  • Obama should seek congressional authorization on campaign against the Islamic State

    Just this week, President Obama clearly expanded his strategy by beginning airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. While I was pleased to see a strong partnership with other Arab countries from the Middle East, I still do not believe a strategy, worthy of the support of Congress, has...

  • Obama: U.S. welcomes 'responsibility' to help defeat world's worst enemies

    President Obama touts U.S. leadership in building coalitions to block the Islamic State and combat global warming.

  • Hillary Clinton becomes a grandmother

    Hillary and Bill Clinton welcome their first grandchild.

  • Zogby Report Card: Obama's 'community organizing' worked at UN

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama showed that his old days as a Chicago community organizer can work even in the halls of the United Nations.

  • Republicans press Obama to wait on AG

    Sen. Ted Cruz is leading a conservative charge against holding a vote on President Obama's attorney general nomination during the lame-duck session.

  • Road to climate treaty rocky after UN summit

    Developing countries could derail the process toward an international climate treaty by insisting on an amount of aid that richer ones are unlikely to donate.

  • Top Republicans to Susan Rice: Don't limit options in military authorization request

    McKeon told Rice that any new military authorization should not be limited to exclude any options, though the letter did not specifically reference the use of U.S. combat forces.

  • Here are the most important pre-midterm polls from this week

    As the 2014 November midterm elections loom ever closer, a new batch of polls released this week offers possible clues as to which party will control Congress next year.

  • Obama to campaign with Gov. Quinn next week

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to be in Chicago next week to support Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid. White House officials said Friday Obama will fly to Chicago on Wednesday night. He's expected to attend a fundraiser and an official event on Thursday before...

  • Left-wing Democratic discontent simmers

    President Obama's job approval has been plummeting in heavily Democratic states like California and New York, which has negative implications for Democrats in House, if not statewide, races.

  • VIDEO --- Weekly Examiner: Eric Holder resigns

    At the end of an already eventful week, Attorney General Eric Holder announced his intention to resign from his position in the Obama administration.

  • Obama has 'full confidence' in Secret Service

    President Obama met Thursday night with Secret Service Director Julia Pierson about her initial assessment of why and how the incident occurred.

  • White House OK with lame-duck AG pick

    The White House on Friday wouldn't reveal the timing of President Obama's nomination to replacing outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder but argued that Republicans should quickly support the nominee, even if it comes before January.

  • Boehner to Obama: Don't go soft on Iran

    "Iran is a state-sponsor of terror," Boehner said in a statement. "It has no interest in a stable, strong Iraq."

From the Weekly Standard

  • Ancient to Modern

    “Chemistry and Physics Get Million from Loeb,” blared the Har vard Crimson headline. “Funds will modernize laboratory facilities and establish chemistry chairs.” The donor: scientist Morris...

  • 60 Percent of Voters Want Obamacare to Be Repealed

    A new poll finds that three-fifths of likely voters support the repeal of Obamacare.  A large plurality — 44 percent — wants to see Obamacare repealed replaced with a conservative alternative. A...

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