Archives for October 25, 2009

Obama says Iraq bombings "outrageous" (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that suicide bombings in Baghdad that left 132 people dead were “outrageous” and an attempt to thwart Iraq’s progress.

Obama: Iraq attacks attempt to derail progress (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama says the worst attack in Iraq in more than two years shows “the hateful and destructive agenda” of those who want to slow progress in the country.

Obama asks Spain to pass message to Cuba: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama asked Spain to send a message to Cuba urging its president Raul Castro to step up efforts to improve relations with Washington, a Madrid newspaper reported Sunday.

Obama asked Spain to deliver message to Cuba: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama asked Spain to send Cuba a message about reform when he met Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero earlier this month, the newspaper El Pais reported on Sunday.

Veteran reporter’s 5 lessons for Obama (CNN)

We’ve been watching presidents come and go for years and have come up with five key lessons for President Obama to keep in mind as he copes with the world’s toughest job.

Fla. gov’s Obama hug lingers in US Senate primary (AP via Yahoo! News)

Republican Gov. Charlie Crist probably wasn’t worried that literally embracing President Barack Obama back in February and strongly supporting the $787 billion federal stimulus package would hurt his U.S. Senate campaign.

Obama aims to rescue reeling Democrats (AFP via Yahoo! News)

A year ago, Barack Obama and Joe Biden were in the home stretch of a pulsating White House race, belting out speeches to pumped up crowds and days away from crushing Republican John McCain.

Obama: Time for big banks to help small businesses (AP via Yahoo! News)

Big banks that got big bailout bucks should return the favor by lending more to qualified small businesses, President Barack Obama says.

In his own image: Obama’s DNC (Politico via Yahoo! News)

The Democratic National Committee, often relatively inactive in the year after a presidential election, is ramping up its hiring and aggressively broadening its mission under the direction of Obama campaign veterans intent on applying the lessons of 2008 to races in 2010 and 2012.