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America Left Behind

Doug Schoen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Schoen

It is inarguable that the quality and accessibility of public education has distinguished the United States from the rest of the world, and was directly responsible for our emergence as the global superpower.

Lucia Graves

House Supplemental Vote Signals Unrest Over War In Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As House Democratic leadership pushed through an $80 billion package on Thursday night to finance President Barack Obama's troop surge, one vote stood...

Bill Allows Obama To Try Gitmo Detainees In US Courts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After a flare-up over controversial detainee abuse photos, House-Senate negotiators sealed agreement on a crucial war-funding bill ...

House rejects bill funding Iraq, Afghanistan wars

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush's Iraq war funding request collapsed in the House Thursday as anti-war Democrats and Republicans unhappy about added...

Bush Signs $555 Billion Spending Bill

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush, still voicing concern about special project spending by Congress, signed a $555 billion bill Wednesday that funds the Iraq war well in...