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House Votes to Limit President on Public Monuments

The House has approved a Republican bill to limit the president’s ability to designate new national monuments, a step President Barack Obama and other presidents have taken to protect historic or ecologically significant sites.

03/26/2014

President Barack Obama signs bills. (Credit: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Designates 5 New National Monuments

President Barack Obama has designated five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically significant sites.

03/25/2013

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