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Drones Come Home to Roost

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Obama’s Paramedics

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Obama, Modi and India’s Solar Future

During his recent visit to India, Barack Obama pressed unsuccessfully for India to set specific carbon limits.

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Boehner’s Choice

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Netanyahu

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Why Many Cities Aren’t Allowed to Provide the Cheap, Fast Internet Obama Wants You to Have

Obama hailed the benefits of an open Internet in his State of the Union address. Here’s what it is and how he’s trying to make it happen.

Posted on Jan 24, 2015 READ MORE


On Offense

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Common Ground

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Football Scandal

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State of the Union

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A Breakdown of the Top Foreign Policy Points in Obama’s Speech

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address slighted foreign policy in favor of touting domestic progress and proposing new domestic initiatives. But there were some foreign policy highlights worth underlining.

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Log Jam

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SOTU Preview: Obama to Pitch Plan to Raise Taxes on the Wealthy

President Obama appears as though he’s not about to take the whole lame-duck thing (not to mention the Republican-lockdown-on-Congress thing) sitting down, given his outline for Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

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Manned Spaceflight

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Obamaville

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Meeting With Mexican President Reveals Obama’s No. 1 Concern: Money

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s recent visit to the White House, which comes just months after outrage resonated throughout the world over the state-sponsored disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, proves what some of us already suspected about our own president.

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 READ MORE



Obama Administration Sets February Date for Anti-Extremism Summit

President Obama wasn’t present in Paris for Sunday’s anti-terrorism rally, and his absence was duly noted.

Posted on Jan 11, 2015 READ MORE



Obama Poised to Veto Keystone Pipeline Legislation

He might be viewed by some as a lame duck cornered by an antagonistic Congress eager to shut him down, but President Obama is apparently still willing to flex his executive powers when it comes to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would stretch from the U.S.-Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Boehner Faces Congressional Challengers From Within GOP Ranks (Updated)

Given how Republicans soundly clinched a majority win in both the House and Senate in November, it seems a bit counterintuitive that House Speaker John Boehner has to worry about detractors from within his own party now that Congress is back in session.

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New Ear

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2015 Tea

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Ball Drop

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We Made Progress in 2014, but There’s Far More to Do in 2015 (Video)

We’ve made progress this past year — raising the minimum wage in dozens of states and cities, providing equal marriage rights in a majority of states, limiting carbon emissions.

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President Obama’s Biggest Mideast Policy Challenges in 2015

Barack Obama wanted to be the president who got the U.S. out of Afghanistan and Iraq, and turned America’s diplomatic energies to the more promising Pacific Rim.

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The Year in Crazy: 2014

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Obama’s New Year

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2015 Prediction

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Barack’s Sock

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Cuba Policy

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Is Universal Health Care Too Radical for Americans?

Although the country’s views have progressed in terms of gay rights and race, universal health care isn’t something Americans can get used to; a company in Japan offers people weddings to themselves; meanwhile, a confession by former officer Darren Wilson’s prosecutor may be cause to reopen the Ferguson case. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Family Reunion

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Another Fence Jumper

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Diplomacy Block

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Lame Duck

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Cuba Invasion

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Uruguay Takes In Several Guantanamo Bay Prisoners After President Mujica’s Offer

After the second time the outgoing Uruguayan President José Mujica urged President Obama to release the “human beings who [are] suffering an atrocious kidnapping at Guantanamo” and reiterated his offer to take several detainees in, the U.S. government obliged.

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 READ MORE


Feliz Navidad

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Defense Secretary

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Mexico’s Government Is ‘Dysfunctional and Corrupt,’ So Why Does Obama Support It?

The disappearance of 43 students in the Mexican state of Guerrero has shed light on Enrique Peña Nieto’s failures as president; a study shows a last name can still “set you up for life”; meanwhile, Google Glass may not be a success, but smart glass technology may yet prevail. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Nov 29, 2014 READ MORE


Obama Strategy

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‘Normal Barbie’ With Zits, Bruises and Stretch Marks Will Soon Be on the Market

You can say goodbye to all your old disproportionate Barbies thanks to designer Nickolay Lamm’s new doll; Obama may have set a precedent for a conservative president with his executive orders; meanwhile, studies show infants recognize the language they hear when born even after years of no longer speaking it. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Crime Time

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GOP Airbags

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King

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The Lame Duck

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Keystone Pipeline Politics

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Obamacare Hunt

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Porn Stars Show Us What the Internet Would Be Like Without Net Neutrality

Still confused about the meaning of net neutrality? Watch a few adult film stars explain it in terms even Sen. Ted Cruz will understand in a new Funny or Die clip.

Posted on Nov 15, 2014 READ MORE


Star Dance

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When Will the U.S. Admit to Boots on the Ground in Iraq?

In an age of weasel words and Orwellian diction, it would be refreshing to hear Mr. Obama call the recent escalation in Iraq what it is.

Posted on Nov 13, 2014 READ MORE


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