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Center Moves to the Center, Courting the Middle
Obama's selection of conservative Democrat William Daley as his new chief of staff didn't surprise anyone. So reporters were left to explain the political shift behind the move. Some saw little movement at all, since Daley's political views would seem more or less in line with his predecessor Rahm...
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"A Real Mistake": Progressives on Obama's Choice of Chief of Staff
Liberals Scoff at Daley's New Job
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Rotten News? 2010 P.U.-Litzer Prizes for Bad Journalism
FAIR's 2010 P.U.-litzer Prizes Recognize the Worst of U.S. Journalism
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Rahm Emanuel's White House Replacement Expected to be Peter Rouse
Barack Obama rumoured to be about to name his new White House chief of staff as a limelight-averse problem solver
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Dems Urge Obama to Take a Stand
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs's recent complaint about the ingratitude of the "professional left" is a small symptom of a larger problem for President Barack Obama: He has left wide swaths of the Democratic Party uncertain of his core beliefs. In interviews, a variety of political...
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‘Professional Left’ Not Ready to Back an Obama Primary Challenger in '12
As angry as it might be, the professional left isn't ready to back a primary challenger to President Obama just yet. Two high-profile liberals on Thursday said they are not interested in running against the president in 2012, and liberal bloggers say any challenge to Obama would be fraught with...
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White House Unloads Anger Over Criticism from 'Professional Left’
The White House is simmering with anger at criticism from liberals who say President Obama is more concerned with deal-making than ideological purity. During an interview with The Hill in his West Wing office, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs blasted liberal naysayers, whom he said would...
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Rahm Emanuel Expected to Quit White House
Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff, is expected to leave his job later this year after growing tired of the "idealism" of Barack Obama's inner circle.
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The Gulf and Our Oily Campaign-Finance System
As the BP oil spill continues to flood the Gulf of Mexico, I find myself asking if such an environmental catastrophe might constitute the sort of “creative destruction” that right-wing market fundamentalists love to cite when they defend “free markets” and capitalism. Creative destruction is the...
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The Spill, The Scandal and the President
On May 27th, more than a month into the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Barack Obama strode to the podium in the East Room of the White House. For weeks, the administration had been insisting that BP alone was to blame for the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf - and the ongoing...
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