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Chris Christie Says He'll Be More Trusted by (Dead) King of Jordan
Chris Christie said that he'll be more trusted by the King Hussein of Jordan than President Obama in his strategy to defeat ISIS. Only problem is that Hussein has been dead since 1999. “When I stand across from King Hussein of Jordan, I say to him you have a friend sir who will stand with you to
How the Obamas Have Celebrated Valentine's Day
Saturday marks the second-to-last Valentine's Day that the Obamas will spend as the first couple, but a review of their past celebrations show that they tend to keep the holiday low-key. From spending time with their daughters to indulging with a foodie-friendly night out, the Obamas haven't stuck
Jordan Executes Captives in Retaliation After Jordan Pilot Is Burned Alive
Jordan's King Abdullah II promises "decisive action" against ISIS after Lt. Mu'ath al-Kasasbeh is killed.
What It's Like to Be Rich at the Annual Davos World Economic Forum
It's nothing but the best for the world's elite political and financial leaders who are eating, drinking and sleeping in Davos , Switzerland , this week. About 2,500 people will attend the annual World Economic Forum , where hot topics will invariably include wealth, inequality and the price of oil
Michelle Obama Tweets a Valentine's Day Love Note to POTUS
President Obama may be thousand of miles away from his wife this Valentine’s Day, but first lady Michelle Obama is sending her love through the Twitterverse. Mrs. Obama tweeted her Valentine’s Day message to the president as he made his way to California for a...
Les Affaires Of State
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES FRENCH CONNECTION: Today President Obama welcomes French President Hollande to Washington for a State Visit — the sixth of the Obama presidency. They will spend part of the day touring Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, one of the United...
Five Stories You'll Care About in Politics Next Week
This week we drove the Corvette so fast that we hit the debt ceiling, except nobody really noticed.
Obama Warns Syria Could Become Enclave For Extremists
AMMAN — Visiting Jordan today, President Obama warned that extremists could fill the political vacuum left when Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is finally ousted from power, creating another big problem for the region. “I am very concerned about Syria becoming an enclave for extremism because...
How Do You Solve A Problem Like The Sequester? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA PLAYS THE ‘SHAME’ GAME: This morning, according to the White House, “the President will deliver remarks to urge action to avoid the automatic budget cuts scheduled to hit next Friday if Congress fails to find a path forward on...