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The Tragicomedy of Immigration Politics: Of Fiancé Visas and the Visa Waiver Program

Laura Murray-Tjan | Posted 12.10.2016 | Politics
Laura Murray-Tjan

In short, singling out fiancé visas makes no sense. If Obama had announced that security measures would be tightened across all types of visas, we could have grasped the logic. But to focus on this small piece of the puzzle is reminiscent of the post-shoe-bomber requirement to remove toddlers' slippers in airport security lines.

Obama's Speech Vows To Explore Russian Offer On Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to pursue a diplomatic initiative fr...

A Wake Up Call for Obama

Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

The wake-up call is to get out, get into the mud, and see and feel what it is like on the ground with the masses of America. While he is at it, he should tell them in plain language what he promises them for their future of optimism.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Will Announce Billions In Economic Aid To Support Middle Eastern Democracy | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will announce plans Thursday to funnel billions of dollars in economic aid to Egypt and Tunisia as part of a broa...

Controlling Guns, One Class at a Time

Pamela Kripke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Pamela Kripke

At what tick on the clock did the sentiment change, did fear and horror turn to acquiescence? When did the expected human response flip to the aberrant one?

Obama's Oil Speech Panned: Short On Details, Broader Climate Plan

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Vowing to "make BP pay," President Barack Obama accused the oil giant of "recklessness" in his first address to the nation from the Oval...

Obama's Speech (TEXT): Transcript Of President Obama's Speech About Gay Rights

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The official transcript of President Obama's address at The Human Rights Campaign's 13th Annual National Dinner on Saturday, as released by the White ...

Obama Speech Draws Strong Reactions From Egyptians, Arabs And Israelis

Huffington Post/AP | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has now issued a statement following Obama's Thursday speech. From Jerusalem Post: "The g...

Obama Speech In Cairo: VIDEO, Full Text

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Below, the full text of President Obama's speech in Cairo, Egypt, titled "A New Beginning." Watch video: * * * * I am honored to be in...

Watching Obama In Tehran

Huffington Post Contributor | Telmah Parsa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The author is an Iranian student who writes under a pseudonym. Inside Iran, it is practically a given that religious people must also be devout supp...

Three "Anything But Ordinary" Americans Who Inspired The President (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

***Scroll down for slideshow.*** Last night, Obama gave his first address before congress. But the real winners of the evening were the ordinary citi...

Obama Speech To Congress: REACTION

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pundits have begun to react to President Barack Obama's speech before both houses of Congress. Below is a roundup of some of the reactions in no part...

Obama Victory Speech - VIDEO, TEXT

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATES: Barack Obama Big News Page ***SCROLL FOR VIDEO, FULL TEXT*** The election is over. Tonight President-Elect Obama celebrated in Gran...

Obama Race Speech: Read The Full Text

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

UPDATES: Barack Obama Big News Page Remarks of Senator Barack Obama "A More Perfect Union" Constitution Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania W...

What Obama Must Do Tonight

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Clintons have done their jobs, each delivering a powerful, effective oration. Ditto wife Michelle. If there's anyone in America who still thinks ...

Obama Speech Preview: Focus On Middle Class

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE*** The Washington Post reports that Obama will use the speech to outline a new direction for America: A day after Democrats officially name...

Obama's Father's Day Speech Urges Black Fathers To Be More Engaged In Raising Their Children

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama and his family celebrated Father's Day by attending Sunday services at the Apostolic Church of God on Chicago's South Side, where Obama ...

Thomas B. Edsall

Obama's Race Speech: Did He Win Over White Swing-Voters? | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's Tuesday speech directly addressing the controversy over his former pastor Jeremiah Wright -- and addressing as well broader issues of r...