Politics

  • Obama urges Congress to pass transportation bill

    9/3/11 10:00 PM

    President Barack Obama says failure to ensure funding for roads and construction jobs is a path to economic disaster.

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  • Perry tells NH no to border fence

    9/3/11 4:35 PM

    GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry tells a New Hampshire gathering he opposes a fence along the U.S. border with Mexico, saying it would be ineffective and take too long to build.

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  • Inside Washington Sept. 4, 2011

    9/2/11 2:50 PM

    This week on Inside Washington: The President’s jobs speech flap: why such a big deal about addressing a joint session of Congress Hurricane Irene and its aftermath: how will the federal government pay for the recovery?

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  • People 'don't give a lick' about speech timing, White House says

    9/1/11 8:25 PM

    President Obama will get a nationally televised address, moved back by a day when the GOP objected, that puts him face to face with Republican lawmakers who have bitterly opposed his agenda and who have vowed to vote down any new spending.

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  • Obama to tap Krueger for economic post

    8/29/11 9:00 AM

    President Barack Obama has chosen labor economist Alan Krueger for a top administration post as the White House scrambles for solutions to boost a fragile economy with the 2012 election looming.

     

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  • Dick Cheney stirs controversy in upcoming book

    8/25/11 6:24 PM

    In his new book, former vice president Report: Cheney says he advised President Bush to bomb Syria and has 'no regrets' about waterboarding suspects.

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  • Inside Washington 7/17/11

    8/22/11 6:56 PM

    Inside Washington 7/17/11

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  • Gov auditions for VP slot he says he's not seeking

    8/21/11 9:52 PM

    Gov. Bob McDonnell told AP he's neither ruling out a potential vice presidential run in 2012, nor seeking it out. But earlier in the week, he told Politico he'd "be very interested" in running if asked.

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  • Inside Washington Aug. 21, 2011

    8/19/11 3:05 PM

    This week on Inside Washington: More bad news on the economy means more bad news politically for President Obama. Politics: Texas Governor Rick Perry joins the Republican Presidential sweepstakes, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann wins the Iowa Straw Poll and Tim Pawlenty drops out. Romney is still the front runner, but where is Jon Huntsman?

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