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Monday Morning Politics: Obama vs. Inequality

Monday, July 29, 2013

President Obama and his economic advisers are talking openly about trying to fix persistent income inequality in the United States. But how? Bloomberg News Congress reporter Kate Hunter and The Guardian's Heidi Moore discuss the latest push, including the options on the table for the next Fed leader.

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Assessing Obama's Second Term Agenda

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Reihan Salam, writer for The National Review's "The Agenda" policy blog, discusses the Obama inaugural address and second term policy priorities.

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The Last Censor of Myanmar

Friday, November 30, 2012

When Barack Obama became the first serving president to visit Myanmar (or Burma),which just a few months ago was a Southeast Asian pariah nation uttered in the same breath as North Korea and Iran, he found a country newly and seriously changed.  Protests, most kinds of speech and freedom of the press are allowed for the first time in over 40 years. Reporter Gabrielle Paluch reports from Yangon on how the end of censorship has affected journalists, novelists, musicians and the country's (hopefully) last censor.  

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Watch: President Obama Speaks on Government Reform

Friday, January 13, 2012

President Obama is scheduled to give a speech at 11:20 a.m. about shrinking the size of the federal government.


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Obama's Speech: Another Meaningless Line in the Sand

Thursday, April 14, 2011

While criticism from the Right sees him as a socialist-leaning bleeding-heart, we on the Left wish he were what the Tea Party accuses him of.

Justin Krebs on the 'outlandish things' President Obama has promised yet not delivered

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What's a 'Debt Trigger' Anyway?

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

It's a promise that if these measures are unsuccessful or insufficient, or if Congress cheats, we'll still have to come back and do something to actually meet our budgetary goals.

— Dr. Gregory Kroger, a professor of political science at the University of Miami.