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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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Obama To Lead Mourning For Navy Yard Victims

President Barack Obama is set to mourn the men and women killed in the Washington Navy Yard shooting at a memorial service in their honor.

09/22/2013

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City High School Celebrates After President Obama Highlights Grad

A local city high school is celebrating after one of its graduates got special recognition from President Barack Obama on Sunday.

05/20/2013

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Obama Budget Calls For $59M Smithsonian Increase

The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of $59 million in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for new education programs and to continue building a new black history museum on the National Mall.

04/10/2013

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Cuts In Place, Obama And GOP Brace For Next Fight

Severe spending cuts are now the law of the land and the battle has spilled into the weekly media messages from President Barack Obama and the Republicans, with both sides saying it’s the other’s fault.

03/02/2013

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