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White House On Budget: 'End The Era Of Manufactured Crises And Mindless Austerity' (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House On Budget: ‘End The Era Of Manufactured Crises And Mindless Austerity’

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, the White House said Thursday, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats […]

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Raul Castro: U.S. Must Return Guantanamo

The Cuban president is demanding the United States return the military base and prison at Guantanamo Bay before the two nations re-establish normal relations.


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Supercut Video Has Pres. Obama Singing ‘Uptown Funk’

The YouTube account that is fond of creating supercuts of President Barack Obama’s speeches, making it seem like he’s singing popular songs like “Call Me Maybe” and “Born This Way,” has struck again.


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Neb. School Official Under Fire After Blog Post Refers To Obama As ‘Half Breed’

The Nebraska State Board of Education members might ask one of their colleagues to resign over racist content that appeared on the member’s blog.


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White House Decides Not To Tax College Saving Plans

President had proposed taxing 529 plans as part of sweeping reforms to college education finance system, but the suggested change was immediately attacked by Democrats and Republicans.


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Report: Obama To Ask For Big Increase To Pentagon Budget

Pentagon documents obtained by the AP reveal the president will ask Congress for $534 billion to fund the Defense Department, a nearly 8 percent increase over last year.

Obama will ask for $534 billion for the core budget of Defense Department


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Obama: Drones Have Potential To Empower People In Ways Unimaginable Just A Decade Ago

The United States has fallen behind technological advancements that have made small drones readily available and must update its laws to ensure safety, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, in his first public comments about a drone that crashed on the White House grounds.


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Obama: Most Effective To Apply ‘Steady, Consistent Pressure’ On Saudi Arabia Over Human Rights

President Barack Obama says the U.S. must balance its advocacy for human rights in Saudi Arabia with the need to cooperate with Saudi Arabia on counterterrorism and security.


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CBO: Deficit To Shrink To Lowest Level Of Obama Presidency

The Congressional Budget Office says the deficit will be $468 billion for the budget year that ends in September.


House Speaker John Boehner answers questions at a press conference following a meeting of the House Republican caucus at the U.S Capitol on Jan. 13, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner Spokesman: Obama Isn’t Living In Reality

A spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said in response that Obama isn’t living in reality.




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