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Barack Obama arrives in Iraq

 Barack Obama arrives in Iraq

Barack Obama arrives in Iraq


Presumptive U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama arrived in Iraq on Monday for talks with Iraqi officials and American military commanders in a 5-year-old war he has pledged to end, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said.
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Want Obama in a Punch Line? First, Find a Joke

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What’s so funny about Barack Obama? Apparently not very much, at least not yet.
On Monday, The New Yorker magazine tried dipping its toe into broad satire involving Senator Obama with a cover image depicting the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and his wife, Michelle, as fist-bumping, flag-burning, bin Laden-loving terrorists in the Oval Office. The response from both Democrats and Republicans was explosive.
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The Veep Picks: What’s the Rush?


Suddenly, everyone wants to talk about running mates. Tomorrow’s trivia questions are the titans of today — Midwestern governors, swing state senators, retired generals. Recent history says the winners will be announced days or even weeks before the conventions in late August. But what’s the hurry? At least one party ought to revive tradition by dropping the bombshell while the delegates are gathered.
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Obama mixes politics, holiday barbecue

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent

BUTTE, Montana (Reuters) – Democrat Barack Obama mixed presidential politics with parades and barbecue on U.S. Independence Day on Friday, celebrating his daughter’s birthday with a picnic and fireworks in Montana.
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MORE: Bill and Barack Chat

Bill and Barack Chat

If it made sense for Barack Obama to stage a splashy event with Hillary Clinton in a place called Unity, it might have been just as significant that his call on Monday to Bill Clinton was from a town in Missouri named Independence.
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Obama, Clinton Seek Unity In New Hampshire

Contractor Margie Thomas is exactly the sort of voter the campaign of presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama covets.

She’s white. She’s a woman. She lives in a swing state. And she voted for Hillary Clinton.
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