Obama defends American faith amid GOP critique (AP) – 1710th Edition

5 12 2011

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2011, file photo President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign fundraiser event in New York. 'Sometimes the pundits and the newspapers and the TV commentators love to talk about how America is slipping and America is in decline,' Obama said. 'That's not what you feel when you're in Asia. They're looking to us for leadership. They know that America is great not just because we're powerful, but also because we have a set of values that the world admires,' he said about his recent trip to Asia, highlighting the United States' role as the strongest and most influential nation on earth. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)AP – Republican Mitt Romney accuses President Barack Obama of considering America “just another nation.” To other GOP politicians running for the White House, Obama has apologized for the United States and is presiding over the nation’s decline.

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President to host Kennedy Center honorees (AP) – 1709th Edition

5 12 2011

AP – President Barack Obama hosts the five recipients of the 34th Kennedy Center Honors at a White House reception Sunday before attending the evening gala at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
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Obama urges public help pushing payroll tax cuts (AP) – 1708th Edition

4 12 2011

President Barack Obama listens while touring a building under construction in Washington, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, part of his Better Building Initiative to promote energy efficient buildings. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)AP – President Barack Obama wants voters to get involved in the debate over extending the reduced payroll tax and he’s asking them to tell members of Congress to keep the cut in place.

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Obama to give economic talk in historic Kan. town (AP) – 1707th Edition

4 12 2011

AP – President Barack Obama plans to head to the Republican stronghold of Kansas next week to deliver an economic speech about how he considers this a “make-or-break moment” for the middle class, the White House announced Saturday.
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Is Donald Trump an Agent for President Obama? (ContributorNetwork) – 1706th Edition

4 12 2011

ContributorNetwork – COMMENTARY | Donald Trump will moderate an upcoming Republican debate and may potentially run as a third-party candidate, according to Fox News. When these two points are coupled with certain actions of his earlier this year, I have come to believe “The Donald” might actually support President Barack Obama. The reality star might actually be the greatest agent for the president.
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Romney demands Eric Holder’s resignation (Daily Caller) – 1705th Edition

4 12 2011

Daily Caller – After spending months dodging the question, Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney demanded Attorney General Eric Holder’s immediate resignation or failing that for President Barack Obama to fire him because of Operation Fast and Furious.
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Obama tries to pressure Republicans on tax cut (Reuters) – 1704th Edition

4 12 2011

Reuters – President Barack Obama sought on Saturday to boost pressure on Republican lawmakers to back an extension of a tax cut for workers that he views as vital to help the fragile economy.
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Romney says Attorney General Holder should quit (AP) – 1703th Edition

4 12 2011

Attorney General Eric Holder shakes hands with Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro, left, as Munro asks him about calls for Holder's resignation over an investigation of arms traffickers called Operation Fast and Furious after an event on counterfeit goods at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building across from the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)AP – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is calling on President Barack Obama’s attorney general to resign because of the flawed law enforcement initiative aimed at dismantling major arms trafficking networks on the Southwest border.

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President Obama sees popularity boost in Israel (The Christian Science Monitor) – 1702th Edition

4 12 2011

The Christian Science Monitor – If President Obama is looking for some relief from mediocre favorability numbers, he could take solace in a place where he might not have expected to find it – Israel.
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Will Mitt Romney’s Lack of Political Experience Hinder Him? (ContributorNetwork) – 1701th Edition

4 12 2011

ContributorNetwork – COMMENTARY | In the 2008 election, Republicans criticized Barack Obama for his lack of political experience. Democrats turned the tables on Republicans on the experience argument when the GOP nominated Sarah Palin for vice president.
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