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Franklin D. Roosevelt, James Farley, and Charles Richard Crane in Warm Springs, Georgia, on Dec. 7, 1931.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, James Farley, and Charles Richard Crane in Warm Springs, Georgia, on Dec. 7, 1931.

Obama No Jim Farley: Nader

Barack Obama is no Jim Farley. That’s Ralph Nader’s conclusion, in a letter to the president which also accuses Obama of demonstrating “impaired moral authority.” The longtime consumer advocate’s complaints run to the nation’s supply of weaponry to Israel, which...

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President Barack Obama nominates Senator John Kerry for the next secretary of state on Dec. 21, 2012.

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President Barack Obama nominates Senator John Kerry for the next secretary of state on Dec. 21, 2012.

Nominee Kerry Before Chairman Kerry’s Committee

John Kerry, President Barack Obama’s choice for Secretary of State, will appear today at a confirmation hearing before the Foreign Relations Committee, the panel the Massachusetts Democrat leads. It would be quite the sight to see chairman Kerry question nominee Kerry,...

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Supporters of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney  in Wolfeboro, N.H.

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Supporters of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in Wolfeboro, N.H.

Romney Hood, `Obamaloney,’ Voodoo Economics, `No JFK’

In the pantheon of campaign insults, Romney Hood and`Obamaloney’ seem small. President Barack Obama started the latest volley, when he told an audience in Stamford, Connecticut, Monday that Romney is robbing from the poor to pay the rich. “He’d ask...

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