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The President's Deficit Speech: Time to Keep Up the Pressure

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The president's speech marked a brilliant return to what might be called his "holographic" style. Like a hologram, his speech was evocative and shimmered with light. But like a hologram, what you see depends on where you stand.

Outgoing Brazilian President Weeps During Farewell Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Known for his rags-to-riches background, President Luiz inacio Lula da Silva gave his final presidential speech Tuesday appropriately in the impoveris...

Sam Stein

White House: Personnel Will Remain In Afghanistan Long After 2011 Drawdown | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior White House officials said Tuesday night that while President Obama intends to start drawing down U.S. forces in Afghanistan starting in July 2...