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White House Scrambles to Ease Fallout from Panetta's Afghanistan Comments

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The Obama administration scrambled Thursday to tamp down the fallout out from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's surprise announcement that the United States would end its combat role in Afghanistan a year earlier than expected — a revelation that heightened confusion over U.S. strategy and stoked Afghan distrust of American intentions.
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U.S. Hangs Back as Inspectors Prepare Report on Iran’s Nuclear Program

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An imminent report by United Nations weapons inspectors includes the strongest evidence yet that Iran has worked in recent years on a kind of sophisticated explosives technology that is primarily used to trigger a nuclear weapon, according to Western officials who have been briefed on the intelligence. But the case is hardly conclusive. Iran’s restrictions on inspectors have muddied the picture.

White House Eyeing Republicans for Fed Board

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The White House considers naming a Republican to fill one of two vacancies on the Federal Reserve Board.

Obama's New Refi Plan

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President Obama travels to Las Vegas, one of the hardest hit housing markets in the country, to unveil his new home refinancing program.

Solyndra Said to Have Violated Terms of the U.S. Loan

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Solyndra LLC had such steep financial problems in late 2010 that the company violated terms of its loan-guarantee agreement with the Department of Energy and technically defaulted on its $535 million loan, according to people familiar with the matter.  Read more

On the Radar: August 26, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

August 6, 2010

Weekly Show

The unemployment rate continues to be stagnant while the Obama Administration and Congress grapple with how to create new jobs. The Supreme Court has a new justice as Elena Kagan was confirmed by the Senate, but a ruling on California’s ban against same-sex marriage could take the case to the high court. Panelists include: Eamon Javers of CNBC, Joan Biskupic of USA Today & Gloria Borger of CNN.