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Obama Talks About ‘The Wire’ With Creator David Simon

Talk of overhauling the criminal justice system is serious business – but before diving into the subject, President Barack Obama had something else he wanted to say.

03/27/2015

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GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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Political Leaders Discuss Senator Barbara Mikulski’s Legacy

Political leaders are praising Barbara Mikulski and her legacy.

03/02/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

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Obama Seeks $2 Billion In Private Dollars For Clean Energy

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.

02/11/2015

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Obama Weighs In On Measles, Deflated Footballs, Politics

President Barack Obama on Sunday encouraged parents to vaccinate their children and said the U.S. is doing everything in its power to rescue a 26-year-old woman held by the Islamic State, speaking in a wide-ranging interview also covering football and politics.

02/01/2015

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Md. Lawmakers Consider Paid Sick Leave Bill

Maryland lawmakers are consider a bill that would allow workers to earn paid sick leave.

01/27/2015

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Man Tells Police Drone Crash At White House Was Accidental

Emergency response at the White House this morning, as Secret Service went into reaction mode once a unmanned drone crashed into the presidential mansion.

01/26/2015

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Baltimore Mayor To Speak At National Police Task Force

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she is honored after being chosen to speak at a policing task force put together by President Barack Obama.

01/13/2015

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CCBC Could Benefit From Obama’s Proposed Community College Plan

Free tuition is music to every parent’s ears. The president has a proposal that could benefit 9 million students each year.

01/09/2015

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PR Specialist: Sony Cyberattack Threat To All Of Hollywood

Hollywood is on high alert as the Sony cyberattack by North Korea continues to reverberate worldwide.

12/22/2014

(L-R) The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Kayne West, Coldplays Chris Martin and Adam Clayton of U2 greet the audience during the World AIDS Day (RED) concert in Times Square in New York on December 1, 2014. RED is an organization that aims to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Springsteen, Chris Martin & More Fill In With U2 At World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin took the place of Bono at a concert Monday night in Times Square.

12/02/2014

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