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Sep 28, 2011

G. Robert Stetson Jr., the owner of a Marlboro, Massachusetts, airport, recently filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Secret Service, alleging a runway and surrounding areas of the airport were damaged during an April 2010 presidential visit.

The suit states the airport received short notice that President Barack Obama would be landing there to visit a local emergency management center.

Sep 28, 2011

President Barack Obama recently signed the America Invents Act, which the White House characterized as the most significant reform of the U.S.

Jul 29, 2011

The uprising in Syria has incurred the ire of President Barack Obama and his administration.

"(Syrian President Bashar Assad is a leader) whose rule relies on terror, theft, and torture,” Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs of Jeffrey Feltman told a Congressional hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affair’s Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia Wednesday.

Feltman added Assad has no chance in outlasting the repeated protests that have led many Syrians to flee the country.

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Jul 22, 2011

President Obama continues to battle opposition from the Republican aisle of Congress regarding debt reduction and now faces opposition from his once loyal liberal supporters.

A CNN/ORC International Poll found the president's approval rating has dropped to 45 percent in large part due to disenfranchised liberals showing disappointment over the president's track record since he took office in 2009, states CNN.

"Thirty-eight percent say they disapprove because President Obama has been too liberal, but 13 percent say they disapprove of Obama because he has not been

Jul 8, 2011

Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe asserted in a recent New York Times op-ed that President Barack Obama cannot invoke a Constitutional clause to borrow money if Congress does not raise the debt ceiling.

Tribe, who once taught Obama, wrote that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and others have proposed that if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling, it will violate section 4 of the 14th amendment, which states the "validity" of the country's debt "shall not be questioned." President Obama might therefore be able to borrow money in the interest of maintain