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Hispanic Caucus Backs Off Thanksgiving Deadline on Immigration

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is backing off its demand that President Barack Obama act by Thanksgiving on executive action aimed at repairing the immigration system. Instead, the group is set to approve a resolution calling for action by the end of the holiday season, a timetable in line with what Mr. Obama is now promising.

Democrats Will Place President Obama In Suspended Animation Through 2014 Midterm Elections

In an attempt to retain as many seats in Congress as possible, Democrats plan to put President Barack Obama into a state of suspended animation that will last through the 2014 midterm elections. "This will be a big help in battleground states like Louisiana, Arkansas, and North Carolina," said Democratic Hail Mary spokesperson Matthew Wildhett. Show More Summary

OBAMA: Ebola 'Is Spiraling Out Of Control'

President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to tackle the Ebola crisis in West Africa on Tuesday, promising to do far more to tackle the deadly virus he said could result in "hundreds of thousands of people infected" without US intervention. Show More Summary

Obama declares war on Ebola, deploys 3000 troops to fight it

President Barack Obama will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to build treatment clinics and train health workers to try to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the United States widens its response to the crisis. Show More Summary

Obama says Africa Ebola epidemic 'spiraling out of control'

ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "spiraling out of control" and exhorted the global community to move faster and contribute more help to contain the spread of the deadly disease. Show More Summary

Is the US 'going to war' against ISIS? The answer matters

The media didn’t buy the terminology President Barack Obama was selling Wednesday night, when he outlined a “comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy” to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Show More Summary

Get Ready for Boots on the Ground in Iraq...

yesterdayNews : Reason

Well, that didn't take long. Remember when President Barack Obama talked about how re-entering Iraq wouldn't require "boots on the ground" or troops (other than "military advisers")? Now there's this: Gen. Martin Dempsey, the military's top officer, told a Senate panel Tuesday he will recommend having U.S. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Obama Delivers Remarks on Ebola Crisis from CDC

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

President Barack Obama will travel to the Atlanta headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday to announce a new U.S. plan to help combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

The White House Is Clarifying Its Top Military Officer's Suggestion There Could Be Ground Troops In Iraq

The White House on Tuesday sought to clarify from the Obama administration's top military officer, firmly stating that President Barack Obama would not insert US ground troops into combat in Iraq. "As was clear from General Dempsey's...Show More Summary

Kentucky Democrat Runs Right Of Obama, McConnell On Guns

Senate challenger Allison Grimes (D-KY) is running right of Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on guns and far right of President Barack Obama (D). In her most recent campaign ad--"Skeet Shooting"--Grimes tells McConnell he doesn't hold a gun correctly, and she tells viewers that her position on guns is one of the stark differences between her and Obama. Show More Summary

Nationalist Illusions

After thousands of years of bloody wars among contending tribes, regions, and nations, is it finally possible to dispense with the chauvinist ideas of the past? To judge by President Barack Obama's televised address on the evening of Sept. Show More Summary

President Obama Blasts Ronald Reagan Over Beirut Barracks Bombing

If there’s anything that annoys liberals more than the constant derpy comparisons of Barack Obama to Ronald Reagan, it is President Obama’s (and before that, Senator Obama’s) constant stream of praise for Saint Ronnie. You know what I’m talking about, shit like this: Yes, we can… throw up a little. We’ve all probably believed/wished that [...]

Boots on the Ground: Obama to Send 3,000 US Troops to Fight Ebola

Barack Obama will put “boots on the ground” in Africa to fight the Ebola virus. President Obama calls Ebola a “national security priority.” Obama will send 3,000 US troops to Africa to fight the virus. The Washington Post reported: President … Continue reading ?

WaPo: Obama’s War Strategy ‘Underpowered’ Compared to Bush’s

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Rarely is one President Bush credited by the mainstream news media to have done anything better than President Barack Obama, let alone both Bushes.

Fox Host: No Wonder Obama Has No ISIS Strategy, He’s Strategizing for ISIS

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

The Outnumbered hosts roundly mocked President Barack Obama's statement, made in a closed-door session with reporters last week, that ISIS would have been better off releasing its hostages with warnings pinned to their shirts than publicly beheading them, with the latter all but guaranteeing an aggressive western military response.

For first time in 8 years, US poverty rate drops

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation's economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for midterm elections.

Congress poised to approve aid to moderate Syrian rebels

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Congress appeared poised on Tuesday to quickly approve President Barack Obama’s plan to arm and train Syrian rebels, a major part of the effort he announced this week to fight Islamic State militants. The House of Representatives began debating an amendment to a stopgap funding bill...

The View’s Nicolle Wallace: Obama Doesn’t ‘Love’ People

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Nicolle Wallace, who must have been resuscitated back to partial life after a coma-inducing debut as co-host of ABC’s The View, said Tuesday that President Barack Obama appears ineffective as a leader because he does not “love” peop...

Hagel, Dempsey defend Obama’s plan to target Islamic State extremists

Testifying in front of a Senate panel Tuesday, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said he would make the recommendation to the president if the campaign failed. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said President Barack Obama’s military campaign against the Islamic State militants will not be “an easy or brief effort. Show More Summary

Dempsey: If Campaign Fails, Ground Troops Possible

(WASHINGTON) — The nation’s top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama’s expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States consider deploying American ground forces to Iraq. MoreU.S. Launches First Strike In Campaign Against ISISWhat Are Those 1,600 (So Far) U.S. Military Advisers Doing…

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