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Obama’s Trade Agenda Clears Key Senate Hurdle

President Barack Obama’s trade agenda cleared a key Senate hurdle and advanced toward likely passage on Thursday despite opposition from most Democrats.

05/21/2015

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Report: N-Word Search In Google Maps Goes To White House

Google is apologizing for a racially offensive term in Google Maps that points users directly to the White House.

05/20/2015

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Push To Write New War Powers For Obama Stalls In Congress

A move to write new war powers to authorize the Obama administration’s 9-month-old battle against Islamic State militants has stalled in Congress. It might even be dead.

05/18/2015

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President Obama Gets Own Twitter Feed

President Obama took to social media with his first official @POTUS Twitter account.

05/18/2015

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Obama Library To Be Built In Chicago’s South Side

The president chose the site near the University of Chicago campus to honor the city where he began his political career.

05/12/2015

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Obama Sends Handwritten Note To McConnell

The president’s note thanked the Senate’s top Republican for backing the confirmation of Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

05/11/2015

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Senate OKs Bill Giving Congress Review Of Iran Nuclear Deal

The Senate muscled its way into President Barack Obama’s talks to curb Iran’s nuclear program, overwhelmingly backing legislation Thursday that would let Congress review and possibly reject any final deal with Tehran.

05/07/2015

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2016 Presidential Candidates Will Have To Address Problems Facing The Poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate. Tensions […]

05/02/2015

US President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn after arriving on Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC, April 29, 2015. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Lives Up To Pledge To Slow Immigrant Deportations

President Barack Obama has failed to live up to a campaign promise to push through immigration legislation, but he has met a postelection pledge to slow deportations with or without approval from Congress

04/29/2015

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Obama: Police Must Hold Officers Accountable For Wrongdoing

On a morning radio program, President Obama said police departments need to regain the trust of minority communities by outing bad cops.

04/29/2015

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