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  • Steele steps in it again with Afghanistan comments

     
    by Mike Memoli (UPDATED below with new statement from Steele.) Leave it to Michael Steele to enliven what was to be a sleepy Friday before the long holiday weekend. The chair of the Republican National Committee finds himself at the......
  • Challengers face long odds in congressional primaries

     
    Allen West is the darling of the tea party movement in South Florida. He???s raised truckloads of campaign cash for his campaign. His name is constantly invoked at Republican gatherings. On the Democratic side, U.S. Rep. Ron Klein, D-Boca Raton,......
  • Gibbs lashes out at 'professional left', apologizes

     
    UPDATE: The White House has announced that deputy press secretary Bill Burton will conduct today's daily press briefing, instead of Gibbs. by Mike Memoli White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is now apologizing for stark comments directed at...
  • Obama plans second Oval Office address

     
    by Mike Memoli and Peter Nicholas President Obama will mark the end of America's combat mission in Iraq August 31 with a prime-time address from the Oval Office, the White House confirmed today. It would be the president's second address......
  • Biden in Iraq to mark transition

     
    by Michael Muskal Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq on Monday as part of the formal end of the United States' combat role in Iraq, the White House announced. Biden will also hold talks with Iraqi officials, who have......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Mishawaka: Caught in a Global Bind

     
    By Mike Hanley Cars.com In the past year, Mishawaka has been whipsawed by dramatic changes, both at home and abroad. In the last 12 months, the town went from wondering who'd buy Hummer ??? whose H2 SUV was built here......
  • 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...