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Posted on 06/20/2010 2:56:59 PM PDT by Nachum
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Obama Fathers Day proclamation: "Nurturing families come in many forms, and children may be raised by a father and mother, a single father, two fathers, a step father, a grandfather, or caring guardian."
An unlikely company has filed a claim for compensation regarding the disaster - a New Orleans strip club. The owners of The Mimosa Dancing Girls, located on the edge of New Orleans, claimed that the spill was bad for business
Rahm Emanuel: it would be "dangerous" if the GOP held power in Washington
Defense Secretary Gates says President Barack Obama could end up vetoing legislation that would lift the ban on gays serving openly in the military.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Sunday contradicted Vice President Joe Bidens pledge that in July 2011 a whole lot of U.S. forces will be leaving Afghanistan. That absolutely has not been decided
Fighting homegrown terrorism by monitoring Internet communications is a civil liberties trade-off the U.S. government must make to beef up national security, the Obama's homeland security chief, Janet Napolitano said Friday.
Interview: Ariz. Governor Brewer prepared to meet Obama administration in court over immigration bill. "Bring it on"
The White house hits the BP CEO for yachting, while Obama golfs
The Obama administration is repeating its pledge to begin pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan next summer. But the Pentagon and the White House are still saying different things about how many troops will leaveand when. -Obama's chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, told ABS's"This Week" that the July 2011 date to begin withdrawal is firm. Gen. Petraeus, who oversees the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, told Congress last week that he'd recommend putting off the withdrawal if need be.
The head of the new office set up to handle damage claims for the Gulf oil spill is pledging that all eligible and legitimate claims will be paidand paid promptly. Ken Feinberg, who's the chief of the Independent Claims Facility, wants victims to come forward, file a claim for an emergency payment and then work with the office to come up with a claims program
Over a week after Obama tried to push for more spending on the economy, stimulus spending stalls on Capitol Hill. Congress has delivered only about a quarter of the $266 billion in "temporary recovery measures"
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