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Obama Administration Downplays Saudi Snub

Reuters | Matt Spetalnick & Angus McDowall | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

WASHINGTON/RIYADH, May 11 (Reuters) - The White House scrambled on Monday to counter perceptions that the Saudi king's absence from a summit later thi...

Sam Stein

Obama Does Play Professor To Boehner's Petulant School Kid | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier today, Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) criticized President Obama for acting, during the day's health care summit, like he was a professor in front o...

Sam Stein

For Democrats The Time For Health Care Talk Is Over | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seven hours of sometimes combative, often wonky health care conversation left President Obama and other Democratic leaders with no more Republican sup...

Sam Stein

White House, Dems, Plan For Make-Or-Break Summit | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House is publicly treating Thursday's bipartisan health care summit as just another step in the process of passing comprehensive reform legi...

Sam Stein

Boehner: Obama Has 'Crippled The Credibility' Of Health Summit | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's latest appeal for bipartisanship appears to be eliciting the usual response. Obama on Monday morning put forth his own health care ...

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Dems Won't Commit To Having Final Bill For Health Care Summit | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democratic leaders are refusing to commit to producing a final comprehensive piece of health care legislation to present at the much-anticipated...

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Health Care Summit: See The Official Invitation, Format, Attendees | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has officially invited bipartisan leadership in Congress to attend a health care meeting at the Blair House on February 25. A...

Summit Postscript: What Did Trinidad and Tobago Get?

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

As the government of Trinidad and Tobago and Summit organizers keep score and compile their report card, let's be sure that the correct indices are used when measuring success.

Mexican Drug War: 10 Shocking Facts

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In anticipation of President Obama's trip south this week -- first to Mexico on Thursday and then to the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago...

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The Lion Roars Once More: Kennedy Makes Emotional Pitch For Health Care Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A day that was designed to produce conversation and cohesion on reforming the health care system ended with an emotional pitch. President Barack Obam...