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Ron Christie: Obama’s Challenge Is Obama’s Opportunity

As the seismic reverberations in the aftermath of last night’s historic election continue to ripple through 1600 Pennsylvania, the man occupying the Oval Office has been presented both with a daunting challenge and a great opportunity to lead. The challenge, of course, is that President Obama was elected as a post-partisan centrist who was going […]

Republicans ability to reshape Dodd-Frank limited

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers vowed to vigorously oversee the new financial reform law but stopped short of promising major changes to the legislation they have described as “job killing.” Read the full story from Reuters

Obama to seek refuge from election pain in Asia tour

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will try to put election woes behind him on Friday as he departs for a tour of Asia to push for exports and U.S. jobs — domestic priorities likely to decide the fate of his presidency. Read the full story from Reuters

Renewing Bush tax cuts may slip to 2011: GOP Camp

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The incoming Republican chairman of the powerful tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives said on Wednesday extending Bush-era tax cuts for all income groups could slip into next year if Democrats don’t compromise with Republicans. Read the full story from Reuters

Obama still hopes to repeal military ban on gays

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he still hoped to end the ban on gays serving openly in the military, despite big electoral gains by Republicans, many of whom oppose repealing the restrictions. Read the full story from Reuters