Kristen Byrne

Kristen Byrne is an editorial intern at The American Spectator

The Day Ahead: Thursday, March 31, 2011

 

What to Watch for: Gadhafi says he will stay in Libya “until the end” (Reuters) NATO takes control of air operations in Libya, while CIA controls ground (CNN) Vice President Biden meets with Director of the OMB Jack Lew, Director of the NEC Gene Sperling, and senior advisers to continue discussions on the budget (Politico) […]

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The Day Ahead: Monday, March 28, 2011

 

What to Watch for: President Obama addresses the nation regarding the attack in Libya (Politico) Libyan rebels target Gadhafi’s hometown of Sirte (ABC News) A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the northeast region of Japan this morning (CNN) Radiation from Japan’s nuclear plant is seeping into the sea water and soil; there appears to be a partial […]

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“Atlas Shrugged” the Movie… and Musical?

 

The producers of the upcoming motion picture, Atlas Shrugged: Part 1, have some tricks up their sleeves to entice the crowds. The film, based on Ayn Rand’s iconic (and very long) novel, will be followed by two more installments to conclude the story, and the conclusion just might have the audience singing. Two clips, previewed […]

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The Day Ahead: Thursday, March 24, 2011

 

What to Watch for: President Obama and Vice President Biden meet with national security team to discuss efforts in Libya (Chicago Sun-Times) Tests show that radioactive iodine in Japan’s water has dropped and is considered safe to drink (CNN) Biden meets with Director of the OMB Jack Lew, Director of the NEC Gene Sperling and […]

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The Day Ahead: Wednesday, March 23, 2011

 

What to Watch for: President Obama leads a call on Libya with his National Security Team (Politico) Radioactive material found in Japan’s tap water exceeds limit considered safe (CNN) Actress Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 (ABC News) Yemen Parliament approves state of emergency (Voice of America) Israel passes controversial laws that might worsen discrimination (LA Times) […]

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The Day Ahead: Friday, March 18, 2011

 

What to Watch for: Libyan government declares a ceasefire following U.N resolution (Reuters) Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah addresses the nation about possible government reschuffle (BBC) President Obama will highlight the economic benefits of the U.S.’s relationship with Brazil (Chicago Sun-Times) Japan’s radioactive fallout reaches Southern California–not considered life threatening (AP) The four missing New York […]

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The Day Ahead: Thursday, March 17, 2011

 

What to Watch for: Japanese helicopters dump water on nuclear reactors to prevent meltdown (CNN) House votes on Afghan troop withdrawal (Chicago Tribune) India’s opposition parties demand the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh due to WikiLeaks cable (Washington Post) Radiation Plume from Japan’s reactors is traveling across the Pacific, hitting the Aleutian Islands and […]

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The Day Ahead: Wednesday, March 16, 2011

 

What to Watch for: A second nuclear reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan might have ruptured and is releasing radioactive steam (New York Times) President Obama meets with USAID Administrator Raj Shah to discuss aid efforts in Japan, Middle East and Haiti (Politico) American CIA contractor released from Pakistani prison after blood money […]

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The Day Ahead: Monday, March 14, 2011

 

What to Watch for: Reactor No. 3 explodes at Fukushima nuclear plant (Bloomberg) President Obama visits Arlington County school and talks about “reforming education in order to win the future.” Obama also tells Congress to “fix” the No Child Left Behind Law (Politico) Toyota halts all production in Japan (Reuters) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton […]

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The Day Ahead: Friday, March 11, 2011

 

What to Watch for: Japan hit by a 8.9 magnitude earthquake, triggering a 32-foot tsunami (Wall Street Journal) President Obama talks to the press about rising energy prices, budget negotiations and Libya (Politico) Libyan government forces back rebels (CNN) President Obama honors the 2009-10 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks at the White House (LA Times) […]

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