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Obama Readies For Second Term, Cites Commitment To Service

On the brink of a second term, President Barack Obama invoked Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment to service Saturday as inauguration-goers flocked to the capital city for a distinctly American celebration including an oath-taking as old as the republic, a splashy parade and partying enough to last four years.

01/19/2013

Inauguration

Chefs Hail ‘First Foodies’ With Inauguration Salute

Some of Washington’s top chefs are coming together to salute the president ahead of the inauguration, in part because of the first family’s influence on the culture around food.

01/19/2013

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Inauguration Day Marks Rare Intersection With King

President Barack Obama plans to use a Bible that belonged to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as he takes his oath of office on the holiday honoring the slain icon, marking what some say is an inextricable tie between the nation’s first black president and the civil rights movement.

01/18/2013

Inauguration

Prince George’s County Business Designs Floats For President Obama’s Inauguration

A Prince George’s County company is back to play a pivotal role in the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

01/10/2013

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D.C. Leaders To Talk License Plates With White House

Two District of Columbia leaders are heading to the White House to talk about the possibility of President Barack Obama putting the city’s “Taxation Without Representation” license plates on his official vehicle.

01/10/2013

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Senators Seek More Sandy Relief Money

Thirteen senators from seven states damaged by Superstorm Sandy are asking President Obama to boost federal disaster aid to the states.

11/14/2012

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Study: Young Pro-Romney Voters More Likely To Vote Than Obama’s

A majority of young voters largely prefer President Obama, but are less likely to vote in this election than those who support Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney debate on Oct. 16, 2012 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘Mr. President, Have You Looked At Your Pension?’

An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of favoring a “one-point plan” to help the rich in America and playing politics with the recent deadly terrorist attack in Libya in a Tuesday night debate crackling with energy and emotion just three weeks before the election.

10/16/2012

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Governor O’Malley Will Address Democratic National Convention

Governor Martin O’Malley is preparing to address the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this week. O’Malley is one of the speakers who will set the stage for the party’s nomination of President Barack Obama.

09/03/2012

President Barack Obama gets into an electric Ford Focus following a groundbreaking ceremony for Compact Power's new advanced battery factory in Holland, Michigan, July 15, 2010. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Goal Of 1 Million Plug-Ins By 2015 Unrealistic, Say Analysts

A recent report from analyst Pike Research suggests the President’s electric vehicle goal is still years away.

07/20/2012

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Holder Appoints 2 U.S. Attorneys To Lead Leaks Probe

Two U.S. attorneys are taking over separate FBI investigations into leaks of national security information that critics have accused the White House of orchestrating to improve President Barack Obama’s re-election chances, a claim Obama calls “offensive” and “wrong.”

06/09/2012

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President Obama To Join House Democrats At 3-Day Retreat In Cambridge

Maryland’s Eastern Shore gets ready to host a V.I.P. President Barack Obama is visiting the area Friday.

01/26/2012

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