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Obama Troop Visit "Staged," Conservative Blogs Claim

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There's a claim making the rounds right now on the top right wing blogs that the image of wildly-cheering troops during Obama's visit with them in Ira...

Thrilled Iraq Vets Talk About Meeting Obama (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two soldiers in Iraq, Olga Elliot and April Turner, who got "a picture and a hug and a handshake" from the president talk to MSNBC's Tamron Hall. "I w...

Bomb Explodes Near Baghdad Shrine, Kills 7

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A bomb left in a plastic bag exploded Wednesday near Baghdad's most important Shiite shrine, killing seven people and wounding 23, pol...

Obama In Iraq Viewed As A Welcome Change

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The last time an American president showed up in Iraq he was greeted with boos and shoes. That, as they say, was then....