Jonathan Riskind

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Barack Obama crossed into Canada today on his first foreign trip as President.  But he spent just a few hours and made no public appearances.

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On his first trip to another country as President, Barack Obama is  spending a few hours in Canada , America’s biggest trading partner.

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When it all started 22 months ago, the big issue was the war in Iraq. When the presidential candidates finally gave way to the voters, it was all about the economy.

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