White House Report | Obama on missile defense, Obama on health reform, Biden in Iraq, press briefing

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Remarks by President Obama on strengthening missile defense in Europe THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. As Commander-in-Chief, I’m committed to doing everything in my power to advance our national security. And that includes strengthening our defenses against any and all threats to our people, our troops, and our friends and allies around the world. One of…

Text, video of Obama’s Stay in School address

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THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you, everybody. All right, everybody go ahead and have a seat. How is everybody doing today? (Applause.) How about Tim Spicer? (Applause.) I am here with students at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. And we’ve got students tuning in from all across America, from kindergarten…

DNC hits Republicans on health care

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The Democratic National Committee today released a new television ad set to run on national and District of Columbia cable stations, and in 10 Republican congressional districts, blasting the Republican Party for voting earlier this year to abolish Medicare and for its decades long hostility towards the health-care program for our nation’s seniors.

The devil we don’t know

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It wasn’t that long ago that Bob McDonnell was bragging about the grad-school thesis that he wrote 20 years ago at the age of 34 as being a blueprint for GOP action on welfare policy. Now he’s wishing he hadn’t brought up the thesis, since discovered in the Regent University library and shared with the…

McDonnell’s line in the sand

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The Bob McDonnell campaign isn’t taking the attention being placed on its candidate’s record on women’s reproductive freedoms very well, and for good reason. “Bob McDonnell has also made his priorities clear: He would restrict womens’ access to safe birth control and roll back a woman’s right to choose,” Democratic Party gubernatorial nominee Creigh Deeds…