President Barack Obama talks to reporters following his meeting with Congressional Democrats and Republicans appealing for bipartisanship on fixing the economy, in the White House press briefing room in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 22, 2011 8:50:32 AM PDT
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press
WASHINGTON - October 22, 2011 --
President Barack Obama says the death of Libya's Moammar Gadhafi and the end of the Iraq war are powerful reminders of America's renewed leadership in the world.