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Speaker Pelosi, Put Afghanistan Drawdown on Record With McGovern-Obey

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Pelosi is in a unique position to weigh in, since the House could put the Afghanistan drawdown in writing when it considers the war supplemental, by approving an amendment introduced by Reps. McGovern and Obey.

Jonathan Alter's Obama Bio 'The Promise' Celebrated in Brentwood

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It was a busy night for book lovers as fans and friends hopped between two Westside author events. Celebrated novelist Jennifer Egan was at the trend...

Paul Volcker Blackballed By Obama Adminstration In 2008

The Big Money | Jonathan Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At 81, Volcker wasn't under any illusions about his age. He noticed that people called everyone else by their first name or last name, but only he, an...

'The Promise': Jonathan Alter's Look At Obama's First Year Impresses Critics, Though The Story Is Left Unfinished

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter's retrospective on Barack Obama's first year in office titled "The Promise," came out this Tuesday, May 18, and is a...

Sarkozy Sex Rumor: Book Claims French First Couple Kept Queen Waiting While They Were In Bed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In "Newsweek" editor Jonathan Alter's upcoming book The Promise, Alter claims that French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni kept a se...