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Israel: The World is Holding its Breath

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

The world has watched the developments with a sense of relief: maybe the United States will finally adopt a more balanced policy for Israel and make peace in this part of the world a political objective.

Joe Biden's St. Patricks Day Gaffe: Vice President Accidentally Says Irish Prime Minister's Mother Is Dead (VIDEO)

AP | AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden asked for God's blessing for the late mother of Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen during a White House celebrat...

Beau Biden Hospitalized: Vice President Son 'Undergoing Treatment' In Delaware Hospital

AP | PATRICK WALTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Vice President Joe Biden's older son, the Delaware attorney general, had a mild stroke Tuesday and was transferred to a Philadelp...

Joe Biden, East Jerusalem and a Religiously Divided Israel

Steven Gerber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steven Gerber

A small, but vocal, segment of Israeli Jews has asserted its view of Judaism - one in which the most important overriding concern is that God gave the Land of Israel to the Jewish people.

Building High Speed Rail Isn't a Bolshevik Plot

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

If you drive on the Interstate, benefit from the Voting Rights Act of 1964 or live free of polio, smallpox, and other communicable diseases, go ahead and thank the government.

Biden Defends Obama's Criticism Of Supreme Court

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday assailed last week's Supreme Court's decision removing limits on corporate campaign spending, ...

Memo to Obama: Dismiss McChrystal

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

When Truman realized that General MacArthur was insubordinate, he dismissed him. When General McChrystal spoke out in London, he usurped the power of the president to design and execute foreign policy.

Under Stimulated: Building Trains and Other Stuff We Need Rather Than What Wall Street Dictates

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I'm making real investment in fast trains that run where people live and want to go my wish for the New Year.

Overstimulated: Governors Got The Goods

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

If the federal government does not turn its attention to urban areas soon, not only will city residents suffer disproportionately from the downturn but the entire economic recovery will be slowed.

In Health Care Push, Biden Asks Americans: 'Bust This Myth'

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

Biden made a renewed health care push, asking supporters to join the White House to debunk rumors and imploring Americans to send in their personal stories to showcase the need for reform.

Let The People Choose Their Senators

David O. Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David O. Stewart

Special elections are a lot of trouble and expense: Democracy is a lot of trouble and expense. Despotism is simple. In the eighteenth century, it was difficult to manage elections. Not today.

Engaging Russia: Energy Could Still Be the Answer

Macha Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Macha Levinson

Russia needs Western know-how and financing to exploit its vast energy resources. And the US needs new energy suppliers until country is effectively weaned off foreign oil.

Financial Crisis Aside: The Power of the Presidential Smile

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

During the address I could not help but to be positively affected by all the infectious smiles from both sides of the aisle -- in particular both President Obama's and Vice President Biden's smiles.

Obama: Changing D.C.'s Mental-Muscle-Memory

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Alderman

While all new presidents start with an appeal for bi-partisan cooperation, Obama seems to be serious about it.

Biden Heads To Germany For First Trip As Vice President

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden will make his first overseas trip as vice president next week when he heads to Germany for the 45th Munich Conference on ...

Escape from Emotional Terrorism: The Bush Years

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

In September, the economic stability of the world as we know it was eroding under the Bush administration's feet. Slipping and sliding, they were worried about the money, and you never put it at risk.

A Whistle-Stop to Opportunity

Angela Glover Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Angela Glover Blackwell

We need smarter, more targeted spending. We must invest in the people, places and projects that will spread the most opportunity to communities that need it.

Biden To Significantly Shrink Vice Presidential Role

Politico | Carol E. Lee Carol E. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Biden is laying plans to significantly shrink the role of the vice presidency in Barack Obama's White House, according to an official familiar wit...

Where's Joe? Biden Hasn't Spoken Publicly Since Election Day

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than three weeks into the transition, and Vice-president elect Joe Biden generates less buzz than the non-existent first puppy. The vice preside...

Obama Family Secret Service Code Names

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The new First Family has been issued code names by the Secret Service. Barack Obama's is "Renegade," Michelle Obama's is "Renaissance," Malia Obama's...

McCain Camp Mood: "Great Fight" ... "No Regrets"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MSNBC describes the mood in John McCain's villa: Senior staffers are gathering to spend time with Senator McCain at the "family villa" they are usin...

Bush To Obama: "What An Awesome Night For You"

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush has called Barack Obama to congratulate him on winning the presidency. The two-term Republican president told the I...

President Obama: Barack Obama Becomes America's 44th President

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See below for the results of election 2008! Daily Kos Map CNN's Electoral Map Google Map: Follow Presidential, Senate House Races CBS News ...

Kerry: "Tonight New Dreams Are Born"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry released the following statement in response to Sen. Barack Obama's victory: "Tonight we elected a President who has inspired a major...

Brighter Day

Clifford J. Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clifford J. Tasner

If America should elect Barack Obama, we have to be the 'wind at his back.' We have to make sure that our voices are at least as loud as those of the big campaign donors.