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Naval Academy Participates In Campaign To Stop Sex Assaults

One in five college women are sexually assaulted before they graduate. It’s an alarming figure that the White House is taking on. Now, a slew of universities are backing the campaign to stop it.

16 hours ago

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Obama Outlines Plan To Defeat Islamic State

President Barack H. Obama announced Wednesday evening that the U.S. will lead a broad coalition going after ISIS, a group the CIA director calls “evil incarnate.”

09/10/2014

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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 Renames Africa Program For Nelson Mandela

A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela.

07/28/2014

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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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Obamacare To Gridlock, Fair Game For Obama’s Jokes

From the bungled rollout of “Obamacare” to New Jersey gridlock to the hue of John Boehner’s tan, all was fair game for President Barack Obama and his spirited but pointed humor when he took center stage as comedian in chief.

05/04/2014

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President Obama Works To Cut Gender Pay Gap

Equal pay for equal work. Tuesday, President Barack Obama signed executive orders to cut the gender pay gap.

04/08/2014

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Working It Out: Obama Speaks About Minimum Wage At Maryland Costco

President Barack Obama took his State of the Union address on the road, bringing his message directly to the public. He kicked things off Wednesday morning right here in Maryland.

01/29/2014

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Obama Orders Military To Review Sexual Assault

A shocking rise in reported sex crimes in the military leads to action. Congress just passed some new reforms, but critics say they should be doing much more.

12/20/2013

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Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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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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President Obama Promotes Affordable Care Act In Md. Ahead Of Kickoff

President Obama visits Prince George’s County on a campaign to promote Obamacare. Starting Tuesday, Marylanders can go online to choose health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

09/26/2013

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