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May 31, 2012

USA News, May 31, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy CEO Phil Hagerman to Participate With White House ...
Sacramento Bee
By Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy FLINT, Mich., May 31, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the nation's largest, privately owned specialty pharmacy, announced today that CEO Phil Hagerman has received an invitation from the White House ...
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Obama administration working to close racial, ethnic gap on asthma
MarketWatch (press release)
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, US federal agencies unveiled the Coordinated Federal Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities. White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chair Nancy Sutley, ...
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Back to 'kishkes': Obama defends his Israel commitments, touts his Jewish ties
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
By Ron Kampeas · May 31, 2012 WASHINGTON (JTA) -- The so-called “kishkes issue” -- what does President Obama, deep down, really feel about Israel -- is now being addressed at the highest level by Obama himself. Obama dropped in on a White House meeting ...
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Posted by Clint Henderson | May 31, 2012
Fox News (blog)
NASA TV LIVE The President and First Lady are meeting with former President George W Bush, Laura Bush, Former President George HW Bush and Barbara Bush at the White House today at 12:10.. It's closed press, but we should have our White House reporter ...
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Economic growth, or a slowdown in US productivity?
Christian Science Monitor
By Stefan Karlsson, Guest blogger / May 31, 2012 President Barack Obama pauses in White House on his way to sign the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank Act of 2012 on May 30, 2012. Karlsson argues that what many economists heralded as an uptick ...
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Christian Science Monitor
Harris Corporation Awarded Tactical Communications Procurement Contract by the ...
MarketWatch (press release)
WASHINGTON & MELBOURNE, Fla., May 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Company to provide tactical communications equipment and services for all five technical categories offered on the contract. --Contract is for procurement of secure, cost-effective ...
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Health tax credits for small businesses go unclaimed
American Medical News
Republicans criticize the Obama administration's efforts to encourage more employers to offer insurance, but the White House has vowed to improve the program. By Charles Fiegl, amednews staff. Posted May 31, 2012. Washington Few small businesses have ...
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Startup Act Shows Silicon Valley Clout Growing in DC
By Phil Mattingly and Robert Schmidt on May 31, 2012 Campaign politics were already whipping Washington into frenzy. A split Congress shunned compromise on financial rules or fixes for the economy. That made it all the more surprising to see President ...
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Merkel's Isolation Deepens as Draghi Criticzes Strategy
By James G. Neuger on May 31, 2012 German Chancellor Angela Merkel was besieged by critics for letting the euro crisis smolder, with the leaders of Italy and the European Central Bank demanding bolder steps to stabilize the 17-nation economy.
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White House Opposes Sex-Selection Abortion Ban
WASHINGTON (May 31, 2012)--A vote is coming up in the House Thursday on whether to ban abortions based on the sex of the fetus, but it's not clear whether Republican supporters have the two-thirds majority needed to pass it. Abortions of female fetuses ...
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Jurors in Edwards case begin 9th day of talks
Chicago Sun-Times
AP May 31, 2012 8:46AM John Edwards arrives at a federal courthouse for the seventh day of jury deliberations in his trial on charges of campaign corruption in Greensboro, NC, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The former USpresidential candidate faces six felony ...
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C'Mon Man: Why Joe Biden Is Starring in Obama's Reelection Campaign
By Michael Scherer | @michaelscherer | May 31, 2012 | + Keith Srakocic / AP Vice President Joe Biden pauses while speaking at Staffilino Chevrolet, May 17, 2012 in Martins Ferry, Ohio. “I love Joe,” Michelle Obama said Tuesday on The Daily Show.
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For Obama and Romney, Syria is no-win situation By The Associated Press...
Laramie Boomerang
During a trip to Malaysia, he said it was "embarrassing that the United Statesof America refuses to show leadership and come to the aid of the Syrian people." The White House opposes sending arms to the opposition, saying further militarization in ...
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An Open Letter to Journalists: President Obama Is A Politician
Daily Beast
by Andrew Romano May 31, 2012 11:28 AM EDT Breaking: President Obama is actually a politician. In an open letter to journalists, Andrew Romano says it's time to cut the crap and declare a moratorium on the false naiveté. For years, reporters have been ...
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Daily Beast
Greece's Tsipras Denounces Austerity to Break Election Deadlock
By Stephan Faris on May 31, 2012 The headquarters of the Greek political party that could bring down the European economy lies in a rundown neighborhood in central Athens. Not far away in one direction, a municipal soup kitchen feeds the city's rising ...
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Campaign tests Joe Biden's everyman appeal
The Olympian
By MICHAEL A. MEMOLI | Tribune Washington Bureau • Published May 31,2012 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – About the last thing Obama advisers expected when Joe Biden joined the ticket was to see him develop a kitsch public persona - an odd blend of affable ...
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No, President Obama Isn't Against Capitalism — But He's Not Defending It ...
By Ian Bremmer | May 31, 2012 | + Barack Obama speaks during a signing ceremony for the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank on May 30, 2012 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC.
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US says Russia, other Syria backers on 'wrong side of history'
'Assad will be remembered forever for what he did this past weekend,' White House spokesman says. By Natasha Mozgovaya | May.31, 2012 | 2:41 AM Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin (L) waits to speak to the media after a UN Security ...
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Italian Leaders Press for German Action to Fight Crisis
By James G. Neuger on May 31, 2012 Italy's prime minister and central bank chief pressed Germany to back more aggressive efforts to snuff out the escalating debt crisis, setting up a south-north showdown over how to stabilize the 17-nation euro economy ...
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Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic Announces 2012 Plans
Sacramento Bee
By Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort DESTIN, FL, May 31, 2012/PRNewswire/ - The 10th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic (ECBC) is scheduled for June 20-24 at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Fishing takes place in the Gulf of Mexico, ...
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Support for Antibullying Measures Extends Beyond Gay and Transgender Groups
Center For American Progress
President Barack Obama speaks at a conference on bullying prevention in the East Room of the White House in March. By Jerome Hunt | May 31, 2012 Schools are supposed to be safe zones where students can learn and grow.
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Center For American Progress
Datebook: Thursday, May 31, 2012
Longview News-Journal
Speaker: Bill Fishburn of Fishburn Auto Body, White Oak. Visitors welcome. Information: Bill or Karol, (903) 452-1597 or (903) 759-7339. Upshur County Commissioners Court, meeting 9 am today, Upshur County Courthouse, Tyler and Simpson streets, Gilmer.
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Sex-based abortion ban up for House vote
May 31, 2012 (WASHINGTON) -- The House faced a vote Thursday on legislation to ban abortions based on the sex of the fetus, putting Congress squarely in the middle of partisan jockeying for the women's vote in the fall elections.
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US Retains Plans for Military Option in Syria
by John Glaser, May 31, 2012 “As you know, my job is to provide the commander-in-chief with options,” said Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. “I think the military option should be considered.” Actions under discussion include ...
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THE RACE: Massachusetts is campaign target again
AP | Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012 11:28 am | ( Loading… ) comments. President Barack Obama speaks at a Jewish American Heritage Month reception in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ...
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Democracy Now! | Democracy Now! Headlines for May 31, 2012
By (Democracy Now!)
Ban Ki-moon: "Joint special envoy Mr. Kofi Annan has expressed his concerns that we may have reached a tipping point in Syria, that the massacre of civilians of the sort seen last weekend could plunge Syria into a catastrophic civil war, a civil war from which the ... U.S. Envoy Warns Syria of "Actions Outside" the United Nations .... The White House has apologized to Poland over language used by President Obama in honoring Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski earlier this week.
Democracy Now!
Condoleezza Rice Finally, Officially Endorses Mitt Romney| News ...
By Andrew Belonsky
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice appeared at a California fundraiser for Mitt Romney last night to officially back the GOP presidential hopeful's White House bid. ... "If America is going to rebuild its strength at home, rebuild its sense of who we are, it needs a leader that also understands how really exceptional the United States of America is, and is not afraid to lead on the basis of that exceptionalism,” Rice ... Posted by: disgusted american |May 312012 7:23:36 AM ...
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Obama Gaffe Ignites Firestorm in Poland - White House Dossier
By Keith Koffler
You'll receive the free weekly OBAMAGRAM newsletter and updates on breaking White House news. And no spam. Enjoy the website!Widespread anger ... Terms of Use · Share & Bookmark. Previous post: Quote of the Day || May 312012 ...
The Blog on Obama: White House Dossier
Re: WTF NEWS #$# EXPOSING BILDERBERG 2012 (MAY 31 - JUNE 03) # (+Video). GLOBAL WEB OF PRIVATE POWER: Bilderberg Power Masters meet in the US - Chantilly, Virginia, 31 May - June 3 by Adrian Salbuchi May30, 2012. Every time a Bilderberg Meeting takes place, important things happen. ... Did Bilderberg make Hillary “an offer she couldn't refuse” to clear the way for Obama to the White House? Did they promise her that she would become his Secretary of State?
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War News Updates: World News Briefs -- May 31, 2012
By War News Updates Editor
... Require International Support, Including Russia -- Washington Post/AP. COPENHAGEN, Denmark — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that every day of slaughter in Syria is strengthening the case for tougher international action, yet stressed that military intervention would require support from the world community and Syria's ally Russia. ... White House shrugs off Polish apology demands. AMERICAS. Report: Chavez's cancer has 'entered the end stage'.
War News Updates
Second video shows Planned Parenthood clinic advising on how to ...
By Ed Morrissey
posted at 11:21 am on May 312012 by Ed Morrissey. Earlier this ... White House deputy press secretary Jamie Smith says in a statement: “The Administration opposes gender discrimination in all forms, but the end result of this legislation would be to subject doctors to criminal prosecution if they fail to determine the motivations behind a very personal and private decision. ...Last available numbers show that “only” about 600 children a year are killed by their own families in the US.
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ADP report predicts May private-sector jobs growth at 133K, weekly ...
By Ed Morrissey
posted at 8:41 am on May 312012 by Ed Morrissey ... Job cuts jumped by 53 percent in May from April in the United States, with Hewlett-Packard's layoffs propelling the computer industry to the top spot among the biggest job cutters this year, a report by consultancy firm Challenger, Gray ..... An avalanche of bad employment news for the Øbama administration and Bush 43 back in theWhite House on the same day must mean that some kind of karma is being imposed on Teh Won.
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Daily Kos: George W. Bush returns to White House for official portrait ...
By (Jed Lewison)
I'm just kidding." Actually, the painting will hang prominently in the formal entrance hall to the White House, the Grand Foyer. Rumor has it ... Originally posted to The Jed Report on Thu May 312012 at 07:08 AM PDT. Also republished by Daily ...
Daily Kos
The race for the White House: What the numbers say | Jay Bookman
By Jay
The race for the White House: What the numbers say. 9:07 am May 31,2012, by Jay. On this last day of May, let's take a look at where we stand in the presidential race, shall we? In short, it looks like a tight one. images-4. Mitt Romney and Barack .... May 31st, 2012 9:21 am. There is little chance of the democrats taking back the house if the top spot is this close. If (when) Obama is reelected it will be four more years of obstruction from the right. And God help us if he is not reelected.
Jay Bookman
Faith leaders discuss childhood obesity at White House today – The ...
By jeff kunerth
Faith leaders discuss childhood obesity at White House today · Uncategorized — posted by jeff kunerth on May31 2012 10:03 AM. Discuss This: Comments(0) | Add to | Digg it. Twenty faith leaders from across the country will meet ...
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President Bush returns to the White House - Video - Fox News
President Bush returns to the White House. May 31, 2012. - 2:25 - ... USleading from behind? May 30, 2012 ... Get Updates from Fox News Video on Facebook ...
For the White House, a Wary Wait as Syria Boils -
U.S. Envoy Sees Grim Outcome for Syria (May 31, 2012) ... an option hisWhite House sees leading only to “greater chaos, greater carnage,” as Jay Carney, the ...
President Obama Marks Jewish American ... - The White House
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Poland not satisfied with White House "regret" over ... - CBS
Donald Tusk, Polish PM, not satisfied with White House's "regret" over president's ... by ...
Obama Welcomes Bush Back to the White House - ABC News
The White House maintained Wednesday that President Obama is looking forward to the ... Obama Video Says 'Robotic' Romney Repeating Failed Promises ... Posted by: real_hope_and_change | May 31, 2012, 6:15 am 6:15 am .... This amount of ever-escalating debt WILL come back to haunt usbigtime, AND it has not ...
Democracy Now! | Democracy Now! Headlines for May 31, 2012
The news comes after U.S. lawmakers voted to cut $33 million in aid to Pakistan in ... The White House has apologized to Poland over language used by ... Video of an Illinois Republican legislator launching an angry tirade on the floor of the ...
Presidents at the White House today – The 1600 Report - ...
CNN Senior White House Producer Emily Schultze ... Previous entryPresident signs into law bill that helps U.S. exports ... May 31, 2012 at 9:46 am | Reply ... @ DanLothianCNN RNC releases web video hitting Obama on failed investmnent in ... CNN's White House team is unmatched in the news we break, the content we ...
Catholic Groups Suing White House Over Health Care Mandate
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