In continuing to insist that he wasnt questioning President Barack Obamas faith this past weekend, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum brought up Obamas former pastor Monday evening.
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Though more than three years have passed since the city hosted then-presidential candidate Barack Obama’s announcement of Joe Biden as his running mate, Springfield, Ill. remains irked that the White House has not footed the bill for some $55,000 in police overtime and other costs associated with the event. ..
One alderman suggested turning the matter over to a collection agency.
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Mitt Romney says that President Obama has been a job destroyer, while he was a job-creating businessman.
But those claims border on dishonesty.
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Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images When asked without prompting to name the living man and woman whom they most admire in the world, more Americans name Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton than any other figures.
The Gallup rankings, tallied from a nationwide poll conducted earlier this month, show Obama and Clinton each receiving 17 percent of all mentions. Clinton tops the list of most admired woman for a record 16th time, trailed by Oprah Winfrey,
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Lawmakers on Friday agreed to extend a payroll tax cut for two months after Democrats bowed to Republican demands to expedite approval of a controversial oil pipeline.
The deal, which still would have to be approved by the full Senate and House of Representatives, fell far short of President Barack Obamas push for a one-year extension of the tax relief and long-term unemployed benefits to boost the countrys fragile economic recovery.
12 Dec 2011 1 Comment
President Barack Obama rejected the notion that a majority of Americans do not believe that his stimulus bill worked, saying in an occasionally tense interview with CBS’s Steve Kroft.
“Let me stop you there, Steve.
First of all, there’s not a general perception that the stimulus didn’t work,” he said, admitting, though, that “when it comes to the economy, we’ve got a lot more work to do.”
“You know, we did all the right things to prevent a Great