Obama And Black America: An Imperfect Marriage

Obama And Black America: An Imperfect Marriage

Barack Obama has had close ties to the African American community throughout his political career. Somewhat paradoxically, he's often faced counterparts in the community skeptical ...

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Congressional GOP Less Willing To Compromise Than Rick Perry

Congressional GOP Less Willing To Compromise Than Rick Perry

Republicans in Congress made plain during the debt ceiling fight that they will never accept tax increases or new revenue of any kind, even if it is outweighed hugely by reduced s ...

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In Zeal For Compromise, Obama Supporters Crash House Communications

In Zeal For Compromise, Obama Supporters Crash House Communications

Late on Monday evening, when Barack Obama urged citizens who agree with his “balanced approach” on deficits and debt to “let your Member of Congress know” and “send that message,” ...

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Not So Fast: Obama, Boehner Deny Reaching Any Deal on Debt Ceiling

Not So Fast: Obama, Boehner Deny Reaching Any Deal on Debt Ceiling

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner predicted Thursday that a majority of House Republicans will end up supporting some kind of compromise to avoid a government default. ...

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Obama to GOP: “Don’t Call My Bluff”

Obama to GOP: “Don’t Call My Bluff”

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama bluntly told Republican congressional leaders Wednesday they must compromise quickly if the government is to avoid an unprecedented defaul ...

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Obama Runs Out Of Patience

Obama Runs Out Of Patience

At long last President Obama seems to have run out of patience with the truculent Republicans who have rejected all of his overtures for a budget deal -- just as Moody’s and other ...

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