VOA News: U.S. Politics Sat, 29 Aug 2009 16:16:00 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Obama Remembers Senator Kennedy as Colleague, Mentor, Friend Sat, 29 Aug 2009 16:16:00 +0200 Sat, 29 Aug 2009 16:16:00 -0400 Sat, 29 Aug 2009 16:16:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-29-voa13.cfm?rss=u.s. politics US president says Kennedy became 'the greatest legislator of our time' by seeking compromise "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-29-voa13.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" US Will Not Renegotiate Okinawa Troop Accord With New Japanese Government Mon, 31 Aug 2009 22:14:42 +0200 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 22:14:42 -0400 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 22:14:42 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa43.cfm?rss=u.s. politics Japan's incoming government campaigned for a review of US troop presence in Japan "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa43.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" US Would Consider A New Iranian Nuclear Proposal Tue, 01 Sep 2009 10:39:00 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 10:39:00 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 10:39:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa20.cfm?rss=u.s. politics However, State Department says no new Iranian proposal has been conveyed to US "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa20.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" US Contemplates Strategy Change; August Deadliest Month in Afghanistan Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:10:06 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:10:06 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:10:06 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa37.cfm?rss=u.s. politics President Barack Obama will review new US military report on war in Afghanistan this week "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa37.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" US Proposes Sending Troops to Disputed Area of Northern Iraq Tue, 01 Sep 2009 19:54:10 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 19:54:10 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 19:54:10 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa46.cfm?rss=u.s. politics Analysts say move may help ease friction between Iraqi security forces, Kurdish militia "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa46.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" Obama Marks Ramadan At White House Wed, 02 Sep 2009 01:53:45 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 01:53:45 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 01:53:45 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa5.cfm?rss=u.s. politics US president hosted iftar dinner Tuesday evening - special meal used to break daily sunrise to sunset fast during Muslim holy month of Ramadan "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa5.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" Obama Faces Political Challenges on Health Care, Afghanistan Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:05:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:05:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:05:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa50.cfm?rss=u.s. politics Opinion polls show fading public support for president's top two priorities "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa50.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" Obama to Preside at UN Security Council Wed, 02 Sep 2009 20:29:14 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 20:29:14 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 20:29:14 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa60.cfm?rss=u.s. politics US Ambassador to the UN says highlight of US presidency will be a meeting on nuclear non-proliferation chaired by President Obama "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa60.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?rss=u.s. politics 'New York Times' newspaper says it has obtained a copy of memoir, 'True Compass', scheduled to be released on September 14 "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics" Massachusetts Attorney General Announces Candidacy for Kennedy Seat Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa47.cfm?rss=u.s. politics Other Democrats thought to be considering a run include Kennedy's nephew, former congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa47.cfm?RSS=U.S. Politics"