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President Barack Obama leaves Buckley Air Force Base on April 25, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Afghanistan Symbolizes Foreign Policy Advantage for Obama

President Obama made a clear statement from Afghanistan on Tuesday night. And that statement is not good news for his GOP opponent.


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Rosen “Mom” Comments Could Be Key to Swing Voters

The recent comments about Ann Romney from Hilary Rosen may end up being a defining moment in how both Presidential campaigns try to attract the swing vote.


Afghan demonstrators shout anti-US slogans during a protest against Koran desecration in Kabul on February 24, 2012. Four people were killed on February 24 when anti-US protests turned violent in the western province of Herat, bringing the overall death toll during four days of demonstrations to at least 19, officials said. Two died as demonstrators surged towards the US consulate in Herat city while two more were killed in Adraskan district, provincial spokesman Moheedin Noori told AFP. AFP PHOTO/SHAH Marai (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Quran Reaction: A Display of How Little Progress is Being Made in Afghanistan

The increasingly violent reaction to the incident is showing why Afghanistan has been a military quagmire for every single fighting force that has ever fought in the country.


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Gasoline Prices: The New Focus of the 2012 Campaign?

However, during every presidential campaign, one issue generally rises to the top and becomes the defining issue for independent voters. With recent spikes showing no signs of slowing down, it looks like gas prices will likely become that defining issue in 2012.


WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 24: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. The president made a populist pitch to voters for economic fairness, saying the federal government should more do to balance the benefits of a capitalist society. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

SOTU: Obama Courts the Middle

President Obama’s third State of the Union speech was accurately dubbed as his opening salvo on the re-election campaign trail. The speech was not only the official beginning of his campaign, but also showed his future Republican opponent that he intends to battle hard for the political middle of this country.


President Barack Obama  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado Lawmakers Differ On Attending State Of The Union Address

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. While one U.S. senator from Colorado is calling for the two parties to sit together, one of the state’s congressmen says he won’t even show up.


President Barack Obama speaks at the Auraria Campus in Denver on Oct. 26, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Will Obama’s Army Enlist For A 2nd Tour?

While President Obama likely won’t have the rock concert reception at his campaign stops in 2012, he still needs the effort of the college aged vote to be his army of volunteers on the ground. The question is, will they be there for him in 2012?


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The Jobs Act Moment of Truth

The Democratically controlled U.S. Senate declined to pass the American Jobs Act on Tuesday, and thereby gave President Barack Obama the moment of truth that he predicted, but I’m unsure if he knew just how much truth would come from this moment.


Anwar al-Awlaki (credit: Muhammad Ud-Deen)

Drones Raise Legal, Moral Questions

However, the moral questions are ones that will be left for politicians and their constituents to answer. And for that part of the discussion, the debate seems far more one sided.


Abraham Lincoln High School on Monday (credit: CBS)

Denver Schools Could Benefit From President’s Jobs Plan

Part of President Obama’s job creation plans includes renovating schools across the country.





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