Carville defiant on Obama comment
November 19th, 2010
10:03 AM ET

Carville defiant on Obama comment

Washington (CNN) – Democratic strategist James Carville compared President Barack Obama to his democratic primary rival and current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday, implying Obama needs to toughen-up.

"If Hillary gave up one of her balls and gave it to Obama, he'd have two," Carville said at a "Christian Science Monitor" breakfast discussion.

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President's op-ed on Europe and NATO
November 19th, 2010
08:49 AM ET

President's op-ed on Europe and NATO

As President Obama arrives in Lisbon, Portugal today for a NATO summit, he wrote an op-ed article that appears in today's edition of the International Herald Tribune.

Europe and America, Aligned for the Future
By President Barack Obama

With this week’s NATO and United States-European Union summit meetings in Lisbon, I am proud to have visited Europe a half-dozen times as president. This reflects an enduring truth of American foreign policy — our relationship with our European allies and partners is the cornerstone of our engagement with the world, and a catalyst for global cooperation.

With no other region does the United States have such a close alignment of values, interests, capabilities and goals. With the largest economic relationship in the world, trans-Atlantic trade supports millions of jobs in the United States and Europe and forms a foundation of our efforts to sustain the global economic recovery.
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Topics: Afghanistan • NATO • President Obama
Midnight snack
November 19th, 2010
07:20 AM ET

Midnight snack

Aboard Air Force One: Turkey, swiss, & bacon on wheat. Tomato soup. Sauvignon blanc.


Topics: AF1 • The Buzz • The Visuals
Headed to Lisbon
November 19th, 2010
07:16 AM ET

Headed to Lisbon

President Obama waves as he board Air Force One for the red-eye flight to Lisbon.


Topics: AF1 • President Obama • The Visuals