Molly Redden

Molly Redden is a freelance writer living in Washington, D.C.

Politics
June 21 2010 5:42 PMBuried Treasure EverywhereThere are better places than Afghanistan to mine for lithium.
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April 20 2009 3:55 PMHandshake DiplomacyObama wins good headlines from the Summit of the Americas and unveils a politically risky plan to restructure bailout lending.
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April 6 2009 3:15 PMBig Crowds, Few PromisesObama wows crowds in Europe but comes back largely empty-handed.
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March 23 2009 4:44 PMLove the Banks, Hate the BankersThe latest bailout effort strikes a dissonant chord against last week's furor.
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March 9 2009 6:15 PMA Good Day To Be a Doctor Obama delivers a major victory for researchers in lifting the ban on stem-cell research.
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Feb. 23 2009 4:41 PMLet Slip the WatchdogsObama appoints an aggressive investigator to monitor stimulus cash and promises to halve the deficit.
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Feb. 9 2009 3:43 PMTrypartisanObama takes to the road in an attempt to woo Republicans.
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Jan. 27 2009 4:39 PMListen UpThe foreign-policy edition: Obama uses the L-word, possibly for real.
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April 27 2009 4:40 PMSignificant DigitsObama aims to dramatically revamp science education while two failing auto companies submit their roadmaps to the administration.
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April 16 2009 2:54 PMCartel BusterObama empowers law-enforcement agencies to go after Mexican drug syndicates and their stateside enablers.
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March 30 2009 3:10 PMWagoner the DogObama forces out GM's chief executive in a showy but justified move.
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March 16 2009 4:51 PMCure for the Common BonusObama wants more oversight over bad food and bad finances.
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March 2 2009 3:18 PMLet Spending Dogs LieObama chooses not to fight earmarks from last year's tardy spending bill.
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Feb. 19 2009 1:39 PMMountie UpObama heads north and lays the foundation for health care expansion.
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Feb. 3 2009 4:33 PMTax DistractionsTwo nominees bow out in another blow to the White House's new image.

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