Should celebrity an expert make? Colbert talk before Congress sparks debate

Colbert sparks debate about ‘expert’ celebrities

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, 9/21/2010

2:48 P.M. EDT
     MR. GIBBS:  Yes, ma’am.

Lady Gaga visits Maine to pressure Sens. Collins, Snowe to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

Lady Gaga fights ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ in Maine

JFK Library begins tweeting Jacqueline Kennedy’s ‘Campaign Wife’ columns from 1960

Jackie joins Twitter 50 years after JFK campaign

Flying high after flexing muscles in GOP primaries, Sarah Palin’s next stops: Iowa, cable TV

Sarah Palin
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AP Interview: Rogge hopes 1st Youth Olympics will teach 3,600 athletes positive values

Rogge has high hopes for inaugural Youth Olympics

Rwandan president expected to win election handily; critics decry crackdown on opposition

Rwandan president expected to win election handily

Rwanda votes for president amid crackdown on opposition; Paul Kagame expected to win handily

Rwanda votes for president amid crackdown

KIGALI, Rwanda — Rwandans voted for president on Monday for the second time since the country’s 1994 genocide, an election that comes amid a string of attacks on political opponents that critics have decried as heavy-handed oppression.

Federal investigators seek documents from 2 of W.Va. Gov. Joe Manchin’s Cabinet agencies

Feds seek documents from 2 of W.Va. gov’s agencies

Sashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar Ready to Tie Knot in August

Sashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar
MUMBAI ( — After facing the IPL controversy regarding Team Kochi bidding together, Sashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar has reportedly agreed to tie the knot on August 22. Both of them were seen at the famous Sai Baba Temple in Shirdi and at the Shani Shingnapur shrine in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district offering prayers for peace and happiness.

Sunanda Pushkar Visits Temple With Shashi Tharoor

Russian president has over 77,000 Twitter followers

Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has over 77,000 followers on the Internet micro-blogging site Twitter.

Candidates backed by Palin, Gingrich in Ga. GOP governor runoff; ex-gov wins Democratic race

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Candidate backed by Palin in GOP runoff for Ga. governor seat, as ex-gov wins Democratic race

Sarah Palin

Palin, Gingirch endorsements could help decide tough GOP fight in Ga. for open governor’s seat

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The Kagan quandary: Are questions about high court nominee’s sexual orientation appropriate?

The White House

Have questions about the new tarmac rule, set to start Thursday? Here are some answers

Questions and answers: the new tarmac delay rule

UK’s Prime Minister Brown calls voter a ‘bigoted woman’ _ soundbite could haunt his campaign

President Barack Obama, daughter Sasha Obama and wife

UK Prime Minister Brown calls voter ‘bigoted woman’ _ soundbite that may torpedo his campaign

In UK election flub, Brown calls voter ‘bigoted’

Briefing by White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, 4/26/10

U.S. President Barack Obama

Palestinian PM rewrites rules of conflict with Israel, introduces new style of politics

A new style of politics in the West Bank

ARURA, West Bank — Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad is quietly changing the rules of the Arab-Israeli conflict with a simple credo: Palestinians have to build their state now and cannot wait for an elusive peace deal with Israel.

Will Tharoor survive Kerala’s charged politics?

Lee Myung-bak,Manmohan Singh

Out of sight, not out of mind (Capital Buzz)

P Chidambaram

CPM, TDP to press for JPC to probe ‘IPL-Gate’

Siliguri / Hyderabad, Apr 25 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist), has reiterated its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe into alleged financial irregularities in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

PM called Kerala leaders before accepting Tharoor resignation

Lee Myung-bak,Manmohan Singh

Tharoor visits parliament, likely to speak Tuesday


Tharoor’s ouster a blow to India’s Africa surge

NEW DELHI - When Shashi Tharoor visited Liberia in September last year, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf broke protocol and attended a reception organised by the Liberian foreign minister in his honour. Next day, Johnson-Sirleaf invited Tharoor for a breakfast to her residence.

Tharoor meets Congress top brass

P. Chidambaram

Netizens rally in support of Tharoor in cyber world

NEW DELHI - “We want Shashi Tharoor back!” screamed a virtual campaign on the popular social networking website Facebook.

Support Shashi Tharoor? Well, India Won’t!

Shashi Tharoor
NEW DELHI, India, ( It seems that there is no end to the troubles that the Congress is facing with its junior External Affairs Minister Shashi Tharoor. What with the IPL drama still going on, Shashi Tharoor has now been blamed of not being able to read the pulse of the Indian polity. While the minister himself has been trying to promote his Support Tharoor campaign, the government seems less interested.

Where is Shashi Tharoor?


Porn star decides not to challenge Louisiana’s Vitter in Republican Senate primary

President Barack Obama

Friend: Benjamin L. Hooks, longtime civil rights and NAACP leader, dies in Memphis at 85

Longtime civil rights leader Hooks dead at 85

Thais troops clear protest area vacated after clashes, but Red Shirts hunker down at 2nd camp

Thai troops clear protest area vacated after clash

Tharoor arrives at Pranab’s residence for clarification over IPL controversy

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