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  • Rep Clyburn: Republicans Using ‘Code Words’ Against Ambassador Rice

    Nov 21, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via Politico) – Rep. Jim Clyburn on Tuesday slammed critics of Susan Rice for questioning her competence, saying that Sen. John McCain “can’t hold a candle to her intellectually” and expressing anger about “code words” being used to tear down the U.N. ambassador. “To call her incompetent, a Ph.D., Rhodes scholar being called incompetent by […]

  • Obama, Congressional Black Caucus Kiss and Make Up

    Nov 4, 11 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *Seeking to overcome a rocky August recess, the country’s first black president and the Congressional Black Caucus have repaired relations recently as the administration has stepped up outreach to the group and the black community, reports Roll Call. From August to October, Members expressed frustration with the administration, and President Barack Obama, a former caucus […]

  • Videos: House Dems Seek Extra Security Amid Health Care Protests

    Mar 24, 10 by EurPublisher 4 Comments

    *House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that at least 10 of his Democratic colleagues feel that they are at risk of harm for voting in favor of the new health care bill and have sought extra police protection. [Scroll down to view a related report  from Tuesday’s “Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC] . Also, the […]

  • Healthcare Problems May Force Obama to Delay Asian Trip Again

    Mar 17, 10 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *Politico is reporting that President Obama may have to put his trip to Indonesia, Guam, and Australia on hold again: Several lawmakers tell the site that Obama’s trip, which he already delayed from Friday to Monday so he could continue to fight for health-care reform, is interfering with their plans again, especially after the Democratic […]