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Obama's "Sister Soljah Moment" on the Surveillance Bill

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

With his FISA position, Obama has reminded voters that as president he would be more committed to the "solutions" business than to yield to the pressure to prove his ideological purity to his party's base.

Obama and Telecom Immunity: The Importance of Pushing

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

Obama's recent statement on the new surveillance bill serves as a reminder that he is a politician. Not in either a negative or positive sense. It's just a plain fact.

Obama Adviser On FISA: We'll Trust The Inspector General To Prevent Surveillance Abuses

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

So Obama's position now is that the duty and power to protect the Constitution resides primarily not with the president or congress or the courts, but with a bureaucrat whose job is to conduct internal investigations of government agencies.

MoveOn To Obama: Keep Your Word, Filibuster Telecom Immunity

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics has launched a new campaign pressing Sen. Barack Obama to honor his pledge to filibuster any legislation that gives immunity to telecoms th...