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    Barack Obama pledges support for the working and middle class in America

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Just as Theodore Roosevelt saw himself as a protector of the poor a century ago, Barack Obama promises help early in a new century Champion of the disadvantaged There's no doubt any more where President Barack Obama wants America, and history, to place him- as a tough-minded liberal. Forget the cautious moderation that often marked his first ...

  2. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    All eyes on the swing states as America votes

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode in Washington greg.torode@scmp.com Tears from Obama, Romney upbeat as millions turn out to cast their ballots, relieved that a 'nasty' campaign is finally near its end All eyes on the swing states as u.s. votes Millions of Americans ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Obama’s claim US tops China as No 1 investment destination questioned

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 12:41pm by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Watch: President Obama claims US tops China as No 1 investment destination US President Barack Obama proclaimed America had usurped China ... for the first time in over a decade, business leaders around the world have declared that China is no longer the world's number one place to invest; America is." The statement pacified some ...

  4. Only the magic of true leadership can save America from the deathly hollows

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to pull, no magic wand to get the economy moving, people back to work, government revenues flowing, debts reduced. True, America's unemployment rate fell to 9.1 per cent, but largely because ...

  5. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Apple, Walmart join Obama's pledge on long-term jobless

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 06:25am by AFP

    ... and poor in America. The president gave the interview in Wisconsin, the third stop in a four-state swing designed to promote aspects of the program he unveiled in the showpiece address on Tuesday ...


    Obama speech reflects decision to make greater use of executive powers

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 08:54am by WASHPOST

    ... to work with all of you," he said. "But America does not stand still, and neither will I. So wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for more ... on display on Tuesday. The core of the speech was a series of specific policy prescriptions to address the tenuous condition of America's middle class and the disparity in opportunity ...

  7. Eager lawyer answers Obama's call to remake America

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... and renewal of America. Democracy is not a spectator sport.' US President Barack Obama in his inauguration speech last week urged Americans to 'begin again the work of remaking America'. Mr Green, a board member of Democrats Abroad Hong Kong, has been interested in politics and government for years. He made the decision to pack up his Mid-Levels flat earlier this month. ...

  8. America waits for another FDR moment

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meg Whitman and her former Hewlett-Packard counterpart Carly Fiorina. Senator Obama, meanwhile, taps former treasury secretary and Goldman Sachs executive Robert Rubin and America's most ... while her Democratic rival Joe Biden voices similar concerns. He also questions the patriotism of corporate America's use of tax havens to skirt levies - a touch ironic given that he ...

  9. Impassioned and enthralling, a race that reawakened America

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of established political dynasties - George W. Bush and Al Gore - really the finest America could produce? Neither quickened many pulses at the time. There are several reasons for the electricity ... and red ties gradually morphing into one another. It ended with a warning that if you turn your back on politics, it will turn on you. Unwittingly, perhaps, and after great cost, America finally ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama renews call for gun control after Washington Navy Yard shooting

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in the United States, and blamed mass shootings on laws that fail "to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and dangerous people". "What's different in America is it's easy ...




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