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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at Futuramic Tool & Engineering in Warren, Michigan August 11, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Clinton Delivers Coherent Economic Speech

Clinton described Trump’s economic agenda as “just a more extreme version of the failed theory of trickle-down economics, with his own addition of outlandish Trumpian ideas that even Republicans reject.”

August 11, 2016

A Trump Doctrine At Last?

But perhaps the most Trumpian thing of all the Trumpian things about the speech was the incredible lack of how. Trump made promises that contradicted each other, sure, but also sweeping statements—ensuring ISIS “will be gone” the most spectacular among them—that simply had no follow through.

April 29, 2016

Obama Sings ‘Amazing Grace,’ Mentions Race, Guns, And Grace In Eulogy

President Obama ended his eulogy for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney in a way best befitting a man of the cloth: by singing “Amazing Grace.”

June 26, 2015

Obama Honors The Fallen At Arlington On Memorial Day

By Connie Stewart, Los Angeles Times Hours after President Barack Obama returned from a surprise visit to American troops in Afghanistan, he paid tribute to the nation’s fallen defenders on Memorial Day and alluded to the VA health care crisis, pledging to ensure that veterans “get the care … they deserve.” Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. […]

May 27, 2014

Ex-President George W. Bush Calls For Equal Education In Speech At LBJ Library

By Patrick Beach, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas—Former Texas governor and President George W. Bush wrapped up the three-day Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on Thursday with brief remarks arguing that equal education for all is a civil right and that progress toward that goal is an advancement of Lyndon B. Johnson’s agenda. Speaking […]

April 11, 2014

Obama Must Get Bold, Tell Republicans ‘It’s On’

Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) — As he golfs and bikes on Martha’s Vineyard, President Barack Obama will have plenty of time to think about how to get his presidency back on track. Some aides are calling the major speech he plans to deliver after Labor Day a “reset” of his administration. That may understate its political […]

August 19, 2011

Obama: U.S. Shouldn’t Let Its Credit Be Downgraded Because We Lack ‘AAA Political System To Match Our AAA Credit Rating’

Speaking from the White House around 10:30 this morning, the president insisted the nation work for a solution to avert default and steer clear of a predictable — and avoidable — crisis: Right now, the House of Representatives is still trying to pass a bill that a majority of Republicans and Democrats in the Senate […]

July 29, 2011