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GOP Candidate Accuses Obama Of Marxism

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Tuesday that he was "for" income inequality, but also wanted "equality of opportunity." "The ...

What Was Missing in Kansas: the Greatest Generation's Political Power

Harvey J. Kaye | Posted 02.12.2012 | Fifty
Harvey J. Kaye

The men and women who saved the nation from economic destruction and political tyranny, and went on to create the middle class and turn the United States into the strongest and most prosperous nation on earth, didn't do so simply by having the right values and working hard to achieve them.

On Obama, Teddy Roosevelt, And The Not-So-Fierce Urgency Of Maybe Next Term

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

During the campaign, Obama was fond of quoting Martin Luther King Jr.'s "the fierce urgency of now." But now, according to his 60 Minutes interview, we're supposed to wait for the fierce urgency of two or three more presidents?

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

It was an up and down week for President Obama. His speech in Osawatomie, Kan. was an up, as he correctly identified the ways our political and economic system are rigged against the middle class as "the defining issue of our time." It would have been much, much better though if the speech had been given two years ago. On the other hand, his politically motivated cave-in on the Plan B morning-after pill was definitely a down (made worse by his claim that HHS Secretary Sebelius was the ultimate decider on this one). Memo to the president: the people who want to deny teens access to birth control are never going to support you -- no matter how many reproductive rights or cabinet members you throw under the bus. Finally, Obama had the quote of the week when, in response to GOP claims that his foreign policy is based on "appeasement," he replied: "Ask Osama bin Laden... whether I engage in appeasement."

Obama Geography Flub?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

President Obama continued his push for the extension of the payroll tax cut on Tuesday during a swing through Kansas. Or was it Texas? While mak...

Obama Almost Beats McCain In Kansas Polls, Clinton Down 24

SurveyUSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Kansas research conducted 2/15 - 2/17 -- before the New York Times' reporting on John McCain and before the Wisconsin primary and Hawaii caucus -- ...

Obama Poses With His Cousin During Kansas Campaign Stop

Sun Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In El Dorado, Kansas on Tuesday, White House hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), talked about his maternal grandparents--a reminder that when race com...