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  • Obama urges world to do more to tackle Ebola

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a sober assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, warned a high-level United Nations gathering Thursday that there is a "significant gap" between what's been offered so far and what is actually needed to stem the health...

  • Senators: U.S.-backed Syrian rebels also must target Assad

    While the United States has begun arming and training Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State, opposition forces also should focus on toppling Bashar Assad, say Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.

  • Obama says goodbye to Holder

    President Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday, lamenting the "bittersweet" exit of one of his original Cabinet members but saying his extensive portfolio on civil rights earned him the title of the "people's lawyer."

  • Just 25% believe Hillary Clinton would be better than Obama

    The nation is apparently still happy that Barack Obama beat Hillary Clinton in 2008, because judging by a new poll, they definitely don't think she'd be a better president than her former boss.

  • Obama says Egypt key to US security in Mideast

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is highlighting the longstanding relationship between the United States and Egypt as a cornerstone of American security policy in the Middle East. Obama is meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in New York on the sidelines of the U.N....

  • Holder resigns: Obama loses his civil rights warrior and body shield

    Holder, just one of three remaining members from Obama's original Cabinet, took on an increasingly active role in an administration besieged by unexpected crises.

  • Obama: 'Not moving fast enough' to fight Ebola

    President Obama on Thursday warned that nations "are not moving fast enough" to combat the rapidly spreading Ebola virus in West Africa, saying that without a more forceful response, the epidemic could claim "hundreds of thousands" of lives.

  • President Obama's most ardent supporters are going to be furious with this comparison to George W. Bush

    As U.S. military operations in the Middle East increase in number, President Obama's dovish critics grow increasingly agitated.

  • Memo from George W. Bush: 'Welcome, Mr. President, to the war on terror'

    I've been quiet these last six years. But your belated decision to "destroy" the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria prompted me to write.

  • Boehner: Congress should debate airstrikes

    Boehner also noted that the timing -- midterm election season -- is wrong for such an important decision on fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria to be made.

  • Obama: Now is the time to act against extremism

    The United States sent a powerful message to other United Nations member countries: Join the fight against a vicious new brand of terrorism or risk becoming increasingly irrelevant and world becoming more unstable.

  • No justification for White House manipulation of pool reports

    This week, the White House has committed another, though less serious, outrage. The Washington Post's Paul Farhi revealed that Obama's staff has been effectively censoring pool reports written by members of the press.

  • Obama warns against 'groupthink' in government

    "No country has all the answers. No country has perfect practices," the president said at a New York event on transparency.

  • Obama at UN: Dismantle the IS 'network of death'

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronted by the growing threat of Middle East militants, President Barack Obama implored world leaders at the United Nations Wednesday to rally behind his expanding military campaign to stamp out the violent Islamic State group and its "network of death." "There can be...

  • Hillary Clinton supports Syria airstrikes

    Hillary Clinton backed President Obama's military response in Syria wholeheartedly Wednesday, a shift from some recent disagreements with her former boss on foreign policy. During a panel discussion in New York, Clinton called the U.S. airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and...

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  • Another Fight Obama Shirks

    When it comes to military actions, President Obama likes to declare the end of wars, regardless of whether America’s opponents agree that is the case. When it comes to economic wars, he has no...

  • Second Time’s a Charm?

    Voters in Connecticut’s gubernatorial election this November will face a familiar choice as Republican Tom Foley squares off against Democrat Dan Malloy. Four years ago, in a nail biter for what...