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Obama Foreign Tour

Obama defends tour, says McCain shifting on war

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LONDON — Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama brushed aside Republican criticism of his overseas trip on Saturday and stood outside th...

Obama's Berlin Speech: Candidate Dampens Expectations (VIDEO)

Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH LIVE STREAMING VIDEO*** The buzz about Barack Obama's Berlin speech is almost at a fever pitch in the final hours before he d...

Obama Berlin Speech: US Foreign Service Workers Instructed Not To Attend

Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

**UPDATE 7/25** ThinkProgress now reports that the bar on Foreign Service workers attending Obama's speech in Berlin --through what a diplomat's union...

Obama Launches Day Of Meetings In Israel

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JERUSALEM - Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama held a breakfast meeting Wednesday with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, the first even...

Rice Told Embassies Not To Aid Candidates On Eve Of Obama Trip

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As Democrat Barack Obama began an overseas tour, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told employees at U.S. embassies to provide on...

Coming Soon; The Non-US Citizen Vote For Obama

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

The McCain team, after goading Obama on to go overseas must now be kicking themselves to high heaven when he is greeted by thousands of people who wish they could be voting for him.

Photos And Video From Barack Obama's Foreign Tour

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***CLICK HERE TO GET MORE VIDEO AND PHOTOS FROM OBAMA'S BERLIN TRIP*** ***UPDATE 7/24 AM*** Photos of Barack Obama in Berlin: U.S. Democratic presi...

Obama Visits Afghanistan To Tour War Zone

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan — Barack Obama visited Saturday with U.S. troops and Afghan officials in this war-weary nation, which is the focal point of h...

McCain Releases Attack Ad In Advance Of Obama Trip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain gets aggressive in his new ad, accusing Obama of changing his position on the Iraq for political reasons and ignoring Afghanistan in the S...

Report: Obama To Speak At Victory Column, Not Brandenburg Gate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to German papers, Barack Obama will speak at Berlin's Victory Column instead of the Brandenburg Gate on his trip to Germany. Bloomberg repor...

McCain Leaks Details Of Obama's Iraq Trip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reuters reports that McCain shared details of Obama's trip to Iraq at a fundraiser: Republican presidential candidate John McCain said on Friday tha...

Rachel Weiner

McCain Spokeswoman: Obama Trip First "Campaign Rally Overseas"

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's not just surrogates that are giving John McCain trouble. Spokeswoman Jill Hazelbaker went on Fox News and said of Obama's trip abroad, "Let's dro...

Palestinian Official: Obama To Visit West Bank

CNN's Political Ticker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama will be visiting the Palestinian Authority president in the West Bank next week, a Palestinian gov...

Bush Official Denies German Press Reports On Obama Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration is denying reports in German newspapers that officials expressed opposition to a possible Obama speech at the Brandenberg Gate...

Report: Bush Privately Told Germany He Had Misgivings About Obama Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

**UPDATE** German papers find more evidence that the Bush administration voiced strong opposition to an Obama speech at the Brandenberg Gate. Ben Smi...

German Chancellor Skeptical Of Obama Speech Plan

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled unease over the prospect of a possible speech by Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Ob...