Tales from the Trail

Obama hosts Iftar dinner marking Ramadan

August 11, 2011

Three dozen foreign diplomats,¬† two Muslim American members of Congress¬† and some 9/11 families were among the guests invited to join President Barack Obama for what has become a White House tradition — an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan.

American Muslims are fierce patriots, Obama says

December 10, 2009

President Barack Obama can duck a question with the best of them, but when he was asked about the arrest in Pakistan of five allegedly home-grown U.S. jihadists, he seized the opportunity to damp down a potential backlash against American Muslims and praised the community for its “fierce patriotism.”
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