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President Obama On Statehood For DC: ‘I’m For It’

President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital.

07/21/2014

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Obama Seeks Advice From Wide Variety Of Economists

For the second time in three weeks, President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited top economists to a private lunch at the White House, tapping a broad array of ideological views as he seeks to assemble an economic agenda for the remaining 30 months of his presidency.

07/02/2014

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Family Of Md. Man Being Held By Al-Qaeda Pleads For His Release

A family is making an emotional plea to the president to negotiate the release of a Rockville man. That man is Warren Weinstein who is being held captive by al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan.

06/30/2014

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President Obama Makes Surprise Visit To Soldiers In Afghanistan

Just ahead of Memorial Day, President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan.

05/25/2014

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President Obama Congratulates UConn On NCAA Dominance

President Barack Obama has congratulated the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on winning last week’s NCAA tournaments.

04/15/2014

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball

03/21/2014

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The Obamas Call On Moms To Talk To Their Adult Children About Affordable Health Care

Moms on a mission. President Barack Obama is asking parents, especially moms, to talk to their 20-something children about Affordable Health Care.

12/19/2013

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Obama Watches As Oregon State Stuns Maryland 90-83

President Barrack Obama stayed to the end of a thrilling game and Oregon State rewarded him with a surprising victory, holding off Maryland 90-83 Sunday night.

11/17/2013

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Obamas, Clintons To Visit JFK Gravesite Wednesday

President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy’s gravesite next week and pay tribute to two of Kennedy’s lasting initiatives as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

11/15/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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D.C. Council Urges Redskins To Change Nickname

The D.C. Council approved a resolution Tuesday calling on the Washington Redskins to change their nickname, which some consider offensive to Native Americans.

11/05/2013

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Rep. Harris Only Md. Delegate To Vote Against Shutdown Deal

The only member of Maryland’s congressional delegation to vote against raising the nation’s borrowing limit says he couldn’t support the measure because it doesn’t do anything to reduce the budget deficit this year or deficits in future years.

10/17/2013

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