President Barack Obama visited Indiana on Friday to talk about his plan to improve the American economy. The President was welcomed by supporters and by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels. Some might see that as just a courtesy between political leaders.
The death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of U.S. Navy Seals is to many a slam dunk – a clear victory for U.S. foreign policy. It might also prove a turning point for President Barack Obama who has been criticized for his lack of military experience.
Top story: Tonight, President Obama will be in Chicago to kick off his campaign for reelection in 2012. He will be here at Navy Pier for a big fundraiser tonight. Opposite that fundraiser, Mayor Daley will be attending the "I Love Chicago.
Reports of the death of compromise in Washington are greatly exaggerated.That's one important message from the 11th-hour agreement that averted a partial shutdown of the federal government Friday night."No compromise" has been the rallying cry of the Tea Party movement.
The IRS suspends the approval of paper tax returns. National Parks and museums will closed. A flood of financial problems for already struggling states. All this, and more, could become reality if lawmakers on Capitol Hill can’t strike a deal before the day’s end.
President Obama's Monday night speech on Libya was probably as striking for what he didn't say as much as what he did say.For instance, he didn't offer details for how much longer the U.S. military will be actively involved in the effort.It's not hard to see why he'd avoid that one.