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Empire Editorial: Presidential reality TV

...series.With the benefit of a week of hindsight and contemplation, that's our conclusion of the recent visit of the 44th President of the United States to the 49th state.In his three days in Alaska, the president stopped in Anchorage, Dillingham...
Bush's unwinnable war grinds on

...2009, rolls around and ex-President Bush drops the whole steaming mess in the lap of his unlucky successor, the 44th president of the United States, whoever that might be? Will the number of American soldiers killed in Iraq in his pursuit...
Boycotting Chrysler and GM is a bad road decision

...Obama critics who sometimes seem willing - even eager - to have the country continue its tailspin if it means the 44th president will be tagged with the blame. The sooner some Obama critics put America ahead of ideology, the better off we will...
For 2010 we can solve the problem of the Electoral College

...several other close calls. In 2004, a switch of fewer than 60,000 votes in Ohio would have made John Kerry our 44th president - though Bush had 3 million more votes nationwide. If that had happened, four years after Gore lost the presidency...
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Around The Bases, Juneau Majors looking for state softball title

...the 1976 All-Star Game. After warming up in the White House Rose Garden prior to arriving at Busch Stadium, the 44th president's pitch barely reaches the plate, but doesn't bounce thanks to the efforts of Cardinals' hometown hero Albert...
Disputed elections a tradition

...recorded and disseminated, and any procedural problems addressed. Now, with two months until the inauguration of our 44th president, our nation has no need to rush the electoral process. In a world of instant gratification, we may want answers...
Finding roads to prosperity

...nation's infrastructure and peoples' lives, and don't be afraid to pay for them with taxes. It is said the 44th president is taking office at a Lincoln moment and a Roosevelt moment. True enough, but it can be an Eisenhower moment as...
Obama calls on Americans to 'serve gladly' and accept responsibility

WASHINGTON - Barack Hussein Obama became the nation's 44th president Tuesday, telling a crowd that stretched from the steps of the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial, and a watching nation, that...
Obama rouses flag-waving Juneau crowd

...Packed into a Centennial Hall ballroom, a Juneau crowd erupted into cheers as they watched Barack Obama become the 44th president of the United States. A moment before, Judy Shook had been listening with her eyes closed. "I had not realized...
Bio: President Barack Hussein Obama

...and served from Jan. 3, 2005, to Nov. 16, 2008, when he resigned from office, having been elected as the 44th President of the United States on Nov. 4, 2008. Family: Michelle Robinson Obama, wife; daughters Malia, 10, and Sasha...


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