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US President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at the Copernicus Community Center on November 25, 2014 in Chicago.  (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: No Excuse for Destructive Acts in Ferguson

President Barack Obama says there’s “no excuse” for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying property in response to the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.

2 hours ago

US President Barack Obama speaks following the announcement of the decision in the case of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on November 24, 2014 in Washington, DC.  The US policeman who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in the Missouri town of Ferguson, triggering weeks of racially-charged unrest, will not face charges, the St Louis County prosecutor. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Urges Calm After Ferguson Decision

President Barack Obama appealed for calm and understanding in Ferguson on Monday after a grand jury decided not to indict in the death of Michael Brown, pleading with both residents and police officers to show restraint.

22 hours ago

President Barack Obama makes a statement in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama to Announce Immigration Action Thursday

In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration — in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one of the most pitched partisan confrontations of his presidency.

11/19/2014

File photo of a prisoner in handcuffs. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Orders Review Of Government Response To Overseas Hostages

President Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of how the U.S. government responds when American citizens are taken hostage by terrorists overseas, including protocol for how families of those being held captive are kept informed.

11/18/2014

McConnell Agrees To 'Bourbon Summit' Invitation From Obama  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

McConnell Agrees To ‘Bourbon Summit’ Invitation From Obama

Newly elected Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says he plans to drink some bourbon with Democratic President Barack Obama.

11/15/2014

President Barack Obama (L) introduce  Loretta Lynch (R) as his nominee to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House November 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. Lynch has recently been the top U.S. prosecutor in Brooklyn, and would be the first African American woman to hold the position of Attorney General if confirmed.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Says Lynch Will Carry on Equal Justice

Loretta Lynch was a federal prosecutor in New York when she encountered an astonishing case of police brutality: the broomstick sodomy of a Haitian immigrant in a precinct bathroom.

11/08/2014

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Obama to Nominate Lynch as Attorney General

In a second trail-blazing pick for the nation’s top law enforcement officer, President Barack Obama intends to nominate the federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York, to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department.

11/07/2014

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said there is a disconnect between President Barack Obama and the American people in which many “just don’t believe he cares.” (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Dem Senator On Obama: ‘People Just Don’t Believe He Cares’

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said there is a disconnect between President Obama and the American people in which many “just don’t believe he cares.”

11/07/2014

President Barack Obama is holding an afternoon news conference Wednesday to share his take on the midterm election results. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sets Afternoon Conference On Midterm Results

President Barack Obama is holding an afternoon news conference Wednesday to share his take on the midterm election results.

11/05/2014

President Barack Obama pauses while making a statement for the press after a meeting at Andrews Air Force Base on Oct. 14, 2014 in Maryland. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Annapolis Man Charged with Threatening to Kill the President

An Annapolis man is facing federal charges after allegedly threatening to kill U.S. President Barack Obama and his family in an email.

11/03/2014

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