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Players From Politics, Hollywood Mix It Up At ‘Nerd Prom’

Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national “Nerd Prom.”


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Drone Killings Put New Spotlight On Hostage Strategy

The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration’s reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation’s oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families.


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First Lady: Tech Industry To Train, Hire 90,000 Military Veterans

Michelle Obama says the technology industry has committed to hiring or training 90,000 military veterans and spouses over the next five years.


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Obama: Democratic Critics Of His Trade Agenda Are ‘Wrong’

President Barack Obama hit back at fellow Democrats who oppose his trade initiatives Tuesday, saying they have their facts wrong on the eve of a key Senate vote.


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Clinton Dissociating Herself In Measured Ways From Obama

Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed qualms Tuesday about the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is negotiating with Pacific nations.


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Obama Open To ‘Creative Negotiations’ On Iran Sanctions

President Barack Obama on Friday left open the door to “creative negotiations” in response to Iran’s demand that punishing sanctions be immediately lifted as part of a nuclear deal, even though the initial agreement calls for the penalties to be removed over time.


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Obama Calls Delay of His Attorney General Nominee ‘Crazy’

President Barack Obama on Friday said it was “crazy” and “embarrassing” the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.


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White House Agrees To Give Congress A Say On Iran Deal

Bowing to pressure from Republicans and his own party, President Barack Obama on Tuesday relented to a compromise empowering Congress to reject his emerging nuclear pact with Iran.


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Obama Not Planning to Endorse Clinton in Primary Campaign

President Barack Obama isn’t planning to endorse his former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for president any time soon.


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Obama Calling For End To Gay ‘Conversion’ Psychiatric Therapy For Youth

President Barack Obama is calling for an end to psychiatric therapy treatments aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.