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Posted on: Jan 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Some hesitated to stand, while most stayed seated. One said "thank you Mr. President," and a small number offered half-hearted applause.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

"Accountability must be ensured for violations of international law."

Posted on: Jan 8, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Barack Obama is reportedly planning to ditch President Bush's strategy of isolating Hamas, and will instead move to open contacts with the group.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Democrats in Congress are rushing to pass a "non-binding resolution supporting Israel’s goal" in the Gaza military operations.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The Senate Majority Leader refuses to back down from his statement.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Richardson has withdrawn his name for the position citing a pending investigation into a company that has done business with his state.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Only 29 percent of Americans approve of the job Dick Cheney is doing as vice president.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Bush tries to reverse his pardon of a "Brooklyn real estate developer accused of scamming hundreds of poor, minority homebuyers."

Posted on: Dec 21, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

This task force is "designed to do the one thing we use as a yardstick of economic success of our administration, is the middle class growing?"

Posted on: Dec 20, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Ten years ago, Ray LaHood was gaveling in House impeachment proceedings against President Clinton

Posted on: Dec 18, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

"I’m personally persuaded that this president and this administration will look very good 20 or 30 years ... "

Posted on: Dec 16, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Al-Zaidi’s brother reports that the journalist is suffering from a broken hand, broken ribs, and internal bleeding.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Obama picks Shaun Donovan to head Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

" ... it may have been Rahm Emanuel who tipped the scale and made this move as quickly as it did."

Posted on: Dec 5, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

A new attorney scandal? Say it ain't so. Bush-appointed U.S. Attorney Mary Beth Buchanan plans to stick around after Bush leaves.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

The private security firm Blackwater is planning to offer a new service to make money: protection from the pirates off the coast of East Africa.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Apparently the ornament reported on earlier today has been snubbed. Get the full story here.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Network is now 0-for-5.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

No Bill, these people should not get the Medal of Freedom.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

They are, of course, willing to tolerate him for ratings.