05.10.2012 [Open Democracy] - US President Barack Obama - who in a few weeks will face the elections booths that will hold him accountable in most part for his presidential accomplishments within the US and only marginally for his exterior impact - states that the Syrian regime
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06.10.2012 [The Independent] - Desperate to recover from his limp debate performance, President Barack Obama received a major boost yesterday with a decline in the US unemployment rate to below 8 per cent, as a re-energised Mitt Romney stepped up his efforts to recapture the vital
06.10.2012 [Reuters AlertNet] - WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Senators from the U.S. Gulf Coast urged President Barack Obama on Friday to ensure that any legal settlement for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill does not undermine a recently passed law that would funnel billions of
06.10.2012 [Citywire.co.uk] - The Daily Telegraph: The US unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in almost four years, giving President Barack Obama a boost as the presidential race enters its final month; the rate tumbled to 7.8% in September, its lowest level since Mr
05.10.2012 [Financial Times] - Minutes after the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the US jobless rate had dropped to 7.8 per cent, precisely the level when Barack Obama took office, Jack Welch, the former General Electric chief executive, fired up his Twitter account
05.10.2012 [Middle East Online] - ... Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and a regular columnist for The Nation magazine. His latest book, co-authored with Kevin Mattson, is The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama (Viking).