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By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Reuters President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America’s middle class in a State of the Union address that he used to try to breathe new life into his second term after a troubled year. By Steve Holland. Standing in the House o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2012
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By Jamal Abdulahi This is part one of two part article that reviews the 2012 elections in America. Part one focuses on what transpired in the presidential election and some of the potential ramification. Part two reviews election results from Minnesota and identifies significant issues that could bri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2012
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Americans have endured many politicians with a capacity for “embellishing” the truth. Yet as the last three years have revealed, with a special emphasis on the current election campaign, president Barack Obama is in a class by himself. He has lied so often and with such ease, it is impossible to cata...
By benim
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Sep 20th, 2011
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U.S. President Barack Obama announced his deficit reduction plan Monday, but congressional Republicans quickly rejected the proposal. In a White House speech, Mr. Obama called on all Americans, including the wealthy and corporations, to pay a “fair share” of the cost of government. He threatened to v...
By benim
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Aug 4th, 2011
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US President Barack Obama urged Congress Wednesday to break its vacation to end a row that has shut airport construction and halted tax payments by airlines, which could cost a billion dollars. “This is a lose-lose-lose situation that can be easily solved if Congress gets back into town and doe...
By benim
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Aug 2nd, 2011
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The U.S. House of Representatives late Monday passed a bill to raise the country’s debt ceiling in exchange for cuts in government spending – one day ahead of a potential default on America’s $14.3 trillion national debt. The action now shifts to the Senate. The spotlight was on the...
By benim
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Aug 1st, 2011
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Republican and Democratic leaders have agreed on a plan to raise the debt ceiling, President Obama announced Sunday night. The announcement arrives after months of intense closed-door negotiations, and just two days before the deadline set by the Treasury Department. According to the details availabl...
By benim
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Jun 20th, 2011
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Frustrated by the war between rebels and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi that sees no end in sight, hundreds of displaced people are stranded in a refugee camp in Benghazi, waiting for medical treatment and eager to go home. Compared to what others have been through, the refugees in the...
By benim
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Jun 20th, 2011
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Ninety days after they launched strikes against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s forces on March 19, the United States and its NATO allies seemed to be losing their initial confidence and become frustrated as the war wasn’t proceeding exactly as planned. On June 12, Gaddafi, dressed all in...
By benim
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Jan 9th, 2011
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Six people were killed and 12 others wounded, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, when a gunman opened fire in front of a Safeway supermarket in Tucson, Arizona, authorities said. The congresswoman had been hosting a meeting with constituents Saturday morning when the attack began. Here are the l...