Archives for October 18, 2009

GEORGE: Roundtable: Obama Tough Enough? (ABC News)

Is Obama tough enough?

Picking a Fight: Obama Vs Fox News (ABC News)

Who will win the fight between Obama and Fox News?

Obama administration, Democrats turn up heat on Karzai (McClatchy Newspapers via Yahoo! News)

WASHINGTON — As two commissions reviewing allegations of fraud in Afghanistan’s August 20 presidential election haggled in Kabul Sunday, a top Obama administration official and a senior Senate Democrat publicly turned up the heat on Afghan President Hamid Karzai to find a credible end to the electoral dispute.

Obama looking at all options for creating jobs (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is considering all options to create jobs, including another stimulus package, while trying to pull the economy out of a deep recession and deal with a record deficit, White House advisers said Sunday.

Artist: Obama AP photo use not ‘premeditated’ (MSNBC)

Shepard Fairey admitted he used a picture the AP has claimed was his source — a solo picture of the future president seemingly closer to the iconic red, white and blue image of Obama, underlined with the caption “HOPE.”

Obama, Advisers Push Back on Bank Lobbying on Rules (Update1) (Bloomberg)


Picking a fight: Obama vs Fox News (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s communications director says it was Fox News Channel, not the White House, that picked a fight.

Obama faces loneliness of power on Afghanistan (AFP via Yahoo! News)

It comes to every US president — and now looms relentlessly for Barack Obama: the moment when he must shoulder the lonely duty of his office and take a fateful decision on national security.

Obama Advisers Fault Banks on Rules Fight, Urge Lending Boost (Bloomberg)

Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama’s advisers said banks that received U.S

Aides: Obama not demanding government-run option (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama isn’t demanding that health care legislation include a government-run insurance option even though he believes it would best meet his reform goals, White House advisers said Sunday.