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Obama Defends His First Year In Office In State Of The Union Address

On Wednesday night, President Obama delivered his first State of the Union address, renewing many of the promises that he made to a joint session of Congress one year ago.

White House: We Will Treat Fox News Differently

White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer expressed his discontent with Fox earlier this week, saying that the conservative network is "not a traditional news organization" and will be treated differently than other information providers.

Calcium And Vitamin D May Help Prevent Bone Fractures

According to a recent study, taking vitamin D and calcium on a daily basis can help reduce the risk of bone fractures. Researchers at Copenhagen University in Denmark found that taking the nutrients together decreased participants’ isolated hip fracture risk by 16 percent and their overall fracture risk by 8 percent.

Obama Brings Back David Plouffe In An Effort To Hold On To Congressional Majority

After one of his most trying weeks in office President Obama has decided to re-hire his 2008 presidential campaign manager David Plouffe in an effort to retain as many Democratic congressional seats as possible in the upcoming elections.

Ben Bernanke’s Confirmation Dogged By Uncertainty

Although Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is thought to have enough backers to easily pass the Senate confirmation vote, recent reports suggest that support may be eroding, even among liberal Democrats.

Obama To Announce Three-year Federal Spending Freeze

During his State of the Union address tonight, President Obama will announce a proposal for a partial three-year federal spending freeze for programs unrelated to national security beginning in 2011.

Democrats Blast Supreme Court Rule, John McCain: I’m Disappointed

The Supreme Court ruled on Jan. 21 that campaign finance laws should be relaxed to reflect constitutional rights to free speech. However, the decision was strongly criticized by liberal politicians, and even John McCain expressed his disapproval.

Obama Unveils Financial Reform Proposal, Blames Big Banks For Economic Crisis

Last week, a combative President Obama announced his financial reform proposal, a move that will impose new restrictions on big banks and may signal an abrupt change to the way that federal regulations are applied to Wall Street.

Brown Scores Huge Win For Republicans In Massachusetts Senate Race

President Obama and other Democratic leaders may find it more difficult to successfully pass several key pieces of legislation following the crucial loss in the Massachusetts special election Jan. 19. Republican Scott Brown defeated Democrat Martha Coakley by a margin of 52-47 percent to win Ted Kennedy’s vacant Senate seat in an upset that was almost unimaginable only a few weeks ago.

State Of The Union Date Set, Conservatives Await Progress Report

President Obama will deliver his much anticipated State of the Union address tonight. Experts believe that this year’s speech will be especially vital for the popularity of the current administration as it has introduced a surplus of legislation that has been heavily criticized by conservative leaders.


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