In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Obama Schedule || Friday, November 7, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:35 am || Holds a Cabinet meeting 12:40 pm || Meets with members of the bipartisan House and Senate leadership; Old Family Dining Room All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 11:30 am

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President Obama’s Press Conference, Translated

Sometimes, politicians can be a little difficult to understand. For example, they don’t alway say what they mean. I know this comes as a shock. Having spent, as a Washington reporter, endless spans of unrecoverable, precious time listening to politicians, I can be of help. I’m fluent in their language, and I can translate for you. As a public service, here is an English language

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Obama Advisor: Dems Need to Figure Out how to Talk to Whites

Bill Burton, a Democratic operative close to President Obama who served as deputy press secretary during the president’s first term, said the takeaway from the midterms is that Democrats don’t know how to “talk to white voters.” “Democrats are never going to win in midterms if we don’t figure out how to talk to white voters,” Burton told Megyn Kelly of Fox News. “I don’t think

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The Obama Morning News || November 6, 2014

Message Delivered, but Obama doesn’t receive it . . . An unrepentant President Obama said during a press conference that he had one major concession to the Republican Party that stormed to big majorities in the Senate and House in Tuesday’s midterm elections: He plans to listen more. Well, at least with the issues they agree on. He said the economy remains strong, while pointing out

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