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Christie warns GOP on mosque

Aug 16th, 2010 | By politicsnews

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a new national icon for the Republican Party thanks in part to his push for pension reforms, on Monday became the most prominent GOP figure to warn against “overreacting” to the threat of terror and painting “all of Islam” with the brush of terrorism amid the swirling controversy
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Speech on mosque was Obama’s call

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

President Barack Obama’s decision to make public comments Friday that further stoked an already-brewing controversy over the construction of a mosque near Ground Zero was “purely” his own, an administration official said Saturday. Obama did not reach out to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who, like Obama, supports the rights of
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Obama supports ‘the right’ for ground zero mosque

Aug 14th, 2010 | By admin

Weighing his words carefully on a fiery political issue, President Barack Obama said Saturday that Muslims have the right to build a mosque near New York’s Ground Zero, but he did not say whether he believes it is a good idea to do so. Obama commented during a trip to Florida, where he expanded on
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NBC hosting education summit in September (AP)

Jul 19th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

NEW YORK – NBC News is convening its own summit with education and political leaders in September to talk about ways to improve schools in light of statistics showing the U.S. lagging in student achievement. The two-day “Education Nation” event in New York will be carried online, and is part of a week of programming
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