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Breaking: Ambassador Richard Holbrooke has died at age 69

December 13, 2010 politisite 0

Richard Holbrooke, a forceful presence in American diplomacy for more than 45 years, died tonight in Washington, D.C. He was 69. His death, from a torn aorta, was confirmed by sources to ABC News White House Correspondent Jake Tapper. Holbrooke, who was serving as the U.S. special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, was putting the finishing touches on a major report on American military and diplomatic efforts in Afghanistan, due […]

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Bush Tax cuts 'weather the storm' in Senate as cloture vote hits 60 needed

December 13, 2010 politisite 0

Looks like the Bush Tax cuts have ‘weathered’ the storm passing the 60 votes needed to limit debate in the Senate.  Voting continues so that Senators can get to the capital to vote due to extreme weather conditions across the country. The tax compromise struck between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans will clear its first legislative hurdle later Monday as the measure received the requisite 60 votes needed to […]

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Breaking News? ABC Presents Obama's Vacation Quote as Breaking News

August 25, 2010 politisite 0

Many are wondering how ABC News can report that President Obama’s quote about the fact that he and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama are enjoying their Martha’s Vineyard vacation. Comments on the ABC article are shouts of outrage, slamming the president. One comment in particular stated that Obama is the “worst president in the world”. Who is at blame for this “breaking news” article? The president or ABC News. […]