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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

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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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Family Plans Brooklyn Funeral For Woman In Capital Chase

The family of a Connecticut woman, who was shot to death by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier, plans to hold a funeral for her next week in Brooklyn.

10/11/2013

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Debt Limit Overtaking Shutdown As U.S. Crisis Focus

A market-rattling federal default loomed and the partial government shutdown lingered on Monday, but a gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving either of the nation’s most challenging short-term economic disputes.

10/07/2013

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Obama Open To Name Change For Washington Redskins

President Barack Obama says he would “think about changing” the Washington Redskins’ name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word that many consider offensive to Native Americans.

10/05/2013

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