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Friday, August 12, 2022

Indonesia left deep imprint on Obama family

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A small group of Indonesians in their late 40s who attended the same elementary school in central Jakarta recently gathered for a reunion and to pledge their support for an absent former classmate — Barack Obama.

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Politics is a dirty business

Jim Carville, the Democratic political consultant who cashed in years ago to become a walking and talking caricature of himself, called New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson a “Judas” over the weekend because the one-time Presidential candidate and former Bill Clinton appointee had the gall to endorse Barack Obama for the party’s Presidential nomination.

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Sure seemed like a good idea at the time

Both Michigan and Florida this past week gave up on efforts to hold “do-over” Democratic primaries, dealing a setback to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s nomination hopes and not doing much for the party’s self-image as a smooth and powerful political juggernaut.

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Memo to GOP: Focus on right, not Wright

Hillary Rodham Clinton has reason to be a happy camper. Over recent days, for the first time in months, she has moved significantly ahead of Barack Obama in Gallup’s national polling. And, defying Milton Friedman’s famous dictum that there is no such thing as a free lunch, she’s made these gains at no cost.

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Candidates’ Advisers Fault Obama Camp

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent supporters of Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama on Sunday both faulted Obama’s campaign for allowing a retired general and backer of the Illinois senator to equate comments by Clinton’s husband – which appeared to question Obama’s patriotism – to McCarthyism….

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US military death toll in Iraq hits 4,000

BAGHDAD (AFP) – The death toll of US soldiers in the five-year Iraq conflict has hit 4,000 in what the US military said Monday was a “tragic” loss of lives after four troops were killed in a Baghdad bombing.

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