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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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Obama Signs Minor Change To D.C. Building Height Law

President Barack Obama has signed a bill that makes a minor change to the century-old law banning skyscrapers in the nation’s capital.

05/16/2014

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President Obama, First Lady Tour Sept. 11 Museum

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are touring the Sept. 11 museum.

05/15/2014

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Health Secretary Nominee Faces Cordial Senators

President Barack Obama’s pick to be the nation’s new health secretary faced some pointed questions Wednesday over the health care law, but she also won praise as Republican senators largely passed up the chance for an all-out assault on “Obamacare.”

05/14/2014

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Senators: Obama Nominates Georgetown Prof. As Judge

Maryland’s senators say President Barack Obama has nominated a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center to fill a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.

05/08/2014

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Obama, Family Cause A Small Stir At Easter Service

President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his family to the front of the church.

04/20/2014

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