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Secret Service Boosts Security Outside White House

The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.

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White House Working To Stop Sexual Assault On College Campuses

A father of two girls calls on the country to review laws and change the culture that fosters sexual assault on college campuses. President Obama Friday asked Americans to take a pledge.

09/19/2014

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Obama ‘Confident’ Of Islamic State Group’s Defeat

President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he’s leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. “is on the right side of history.”

09/12/2014

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Baltimore Co. Superintendent Appointed To Obama Administration Post

A big honor for the superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools.

08/28/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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President Obama Pushes Transportation Money At Closed I-495 Bridge

President Barack Obama announced a new program Thursday to attract more private money to help pay to build new roads, bridges and highways as he criticized Congress for refusing to approve a more lasting source of transportation funding.

07/17/2014

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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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Benghazi Case Unfolds Against Political Backdrop

The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.

06/30/2014

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Obama Appoints New Naval Academy Superintendent

A former “Top Gun” pilot who recently led the school that teaches the nation’s Navy leaders has been chosen by President Barack Obama to head the U.S. Naval Academy, the defense secretary said Friday.

06/06/2014

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Obama To Call For More Mentors For Minority Boys

President Barack Obama is calling on all Americans to get involved with his push to reverse underachievement among young minority men by getting involved with mentorship and tutoring programs.

05/30/2014

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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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‘The Bear Is Loose’ — Obama Goes Out And About

“The bear is loose!” Those were President Barack Obama’s words as he ditched his motorcade and left the White House on foot, favoring the fresh air in a walk toward the Interior Department.

05/24/2014

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