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  • GOP prebuttals: McCain, McConnell and Boehner

     
    by Mike Memoli The common theme as Republicans comment ahead of President Obama's Iraq speech tonight is that he should acknowledge the surge strategy he opposed as a U.S. senator is what made tonight's announcement possible. From a speech given......
  • In Iraq speech, no 'Mission Accomplished' moment

     
    by Mike Memoli President Obama addresses the nation from the Oval Office tonight, marking the fulfillment of a campaign pledge to wind down the war in Iraq. But his remarks will be carefully calibrated, officials say, to avoid any definitive......
  • Biden: National security tied to economy

     
    by Mike Memoli In his Oval Office address last night, President Obama pivoted from remarks on the war in Iraq to the economy, saying that because of our involvement abroad "we've not done what's necessary to shore up the foundations......
  • Obama on Iraq, and the economy

     
    President Obama's speech from the Oval Office, as prepared for delivery, is available after the jump.......
  • Anti-war liberals, disillusioned with Obama, gathering in Boca Raton

     
    Activists, authors and academics disillusioned with President Barack Obama are gathering Saturday in Boca Raton. They???ll get together to hear David Swanson and Nicolas ???Sandy??? Davies. Swanson, author of ???War Is A Lie,??? is a leader of...
  • Romney: Obama's 'liberal' agenda

     
    by Mark Silva Add another voice to the chorus of Republicans who hope that President Barack Obama's "liberal'' agenda "fails:'' Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts who sought the Republican Party's presidential nomination last year, made his...
  • Obama: Afghanistan 'America's war'

     
    by Andrew Zajac The greatly expanded U.S. military effort in Afghanistan is necessary to root out al Qaeda, but is not open-ended and will be monitored carefully for signs of progress, President Barack Obama said in a television interview aired......
  • Bush library: Saddam's pistol and more

     
    by Mark Silva The 9 mm pistol that the late Saddam Hussein was carrying when American forces found him hiding in a "spider-hole'' in Iraq is among the many artifacts that curators are assembling for the new George W. Bush......
  • Obama's Medals of Freedom: 'Change'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...
  • Colin Powell: Racial profiling, anger, cool

     
    by Mark Silva Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, who also once served as the chief diplomat for the United States, says Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. could have averted the famed confrontation with the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department at......
  • Obama: Two wars, one promise

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who has pledged to bring the troops home from Iraq while the American deployment in Afghanistan grows, faced the Veterans of Foreign Wars today in Phoenix. The U.S. has placed more than 60,000 troops......
  • Obama: Nobel Prize for Peace

     
    By Mark Silva updated at 11:45 am, 2 and 3:45 pm EDT President Barack Obama, who has pledged to place diplomacy ahead of confrontation and reached out to a skeptical world with offers of mutual understanding, was awarded the Nobel......