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President Barack Obama (3rd L front row) poses for photographs with the National Hockey League 2013 champion Chicago Blackhawks in the East Room of the White House November 4, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Will Not Attend 2015 Winter Classic in D.C.

President Obama will not be attending the Winter Classic in D.C. on New Year’s Day, as the First Family vacations in Hawaii more than 4,500 miles away.

6 hours ago

Franco Rogen Red Carpet

Sony Lawyer: ‘The Interview’ Is ‘Going To Be Distributed’

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an “act of cyber vandalism,” not one of war, against a movie company.

14 hours ago

McConnell Vows To Stop Obama 'Crusade' For Coal Regulations (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

McConnell Vows To Stop Obama ‘Crusade’ For Coal Regulations

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama’s coal plant regulations, saying a White House “crusade” has devastated his state’s economy.

12/17/2014

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Obama: U.S. Re-Establishing Relations With Cuba

President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America’s “outdated approach” to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity.

12/17/2014

Poll: Obama Job Approval Rating 84 Percent Among Black Americans   (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Obama Job Approval Rating 84 Percent Among Black Americans

President Obama’s approval rating among black Americans has averaged 84 percent throughout 2014, remaining about 40 percent higher than his approval rating among Americans as a whole.

12/17/2014

Members of U.S. audience of armed forces listen to U.S. President Barack Obama speaks December 15, 2014 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. Obama will address the troops to thank them for their service and mark the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan. ahead of the upcoming holidays.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Obama Declares ‘Turning Point’ for U.S. Military

Marking what he called a “turning point” for the U.S. military, President Barack Obama on Monday saluted troops returning from Afghanistan and declared the United States is moving past the time for large deployments aimed at nation building.

12/15/2014

People line up outside of the Social Security Administration office. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Senate Cancels Vote on Obama Social Security Pick

President Barack Obama’s pick to head the Social Security Administration has run into more trouble after Senate Democrats canceled a procedural vote on her nomination.

12/14/2014

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Obama: NFL ‘Behind the Curve’ on Rice Case

President Barack Obama says the Ray Rice domestic violence case showed that the National Football League was “behind the curve” in setting policies about athlete behavior. He says new policies now in effect will send a message that there is no place for such behavior.

12/12/2014

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Obama Opposes Effort to Stop D.C. Pot Legalization

President Barack Obama plans to sign a $1.1 trillion government spending bill if it reaches his desk, although he opposes a provision blocking the District of Columbia from legalizing marijuana.

12/11/2014

Ted Cruz Speaking

Cruz On CIA Report: ‘Enough Already With Blaming George Bush For Every Failure Of This Administration’

Sen. Ted Cruz said that the release of the Democratic report about the CIA’s interrogation methods is nothing more than the Obama administration continuing to blame former President George W. Bush.

12/11/2014

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