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Summary: President Barack Obama, in search of Hispanic votes, is calling on voters to pressure Congress to pass legislation that would effectively grant amnesty to illegal aliens. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on May 11, 2010, Aubrey Immelman provided his weekly summary of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Aghanistan wars, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense News Releases.


Nov 7th, 2008

Summary: Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican senator from Rhode Island who endorsed Obama, predicted a bloody struggle for the soul of the party. The election results demonstrated that the party had hit rock bottom, Chafee said, but he feared that socially conservative party activists — “the Rush Limbaughs, the Bill O’Reillys, the Sean Hannitys” — were incapable of changing course.