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Arts Panel Approves Design For Eisenhower Memorial

A key arts panel has approved a revised design for a memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, which could clear the way for groundbreaking.

10/16/2014

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Obama Juggles Campaign Duties With Ebola Response

President Barack Obama’s best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers.

10/15/2014

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Obama To Help 7 Dem. Governor Hopefuls Including Anthony Brown

President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor’s races, where Democrats’ prospects are looking up, while largely avoiding the party’s tougher challenges in the Senate as midterm elections approach.

10/15/2014

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President Obama To Rally For Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown In Md. On Sunday

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s campaign for governor is set to get a boost with a planned visit from President Barack Obama.

10/14/2014

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Clinton Papers On Lewinsky, Others Released

The White House plotted strategies to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and other scandals, according to documents released Friday by the National Archives that delve into painful chapters in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s life as she ponders another bid for the presidency.

10/10/2014

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Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corrodes America

President Barack Obama says the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, is corroding America, not just its black communities, and that the wariness flows from significant racial disparities in the administration of justice.

09/27/2014

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New Kennedy Center Head Seeking Innovation In Arts

Deborah Rutter says there’s no reason the nation’s capital should be a conservative, risk-averse place for the arts. In fact, she wants to see the Kennedy Center drive more innovation and discussion about the role of the arts in society.

09/26/2014

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Ben Carson Considering A Run For 2016 Presidential Election

Governor Martin O’Malley isn’t the only Marylander looking at a 2016 presidential run. Former Johns Hopkins head of neurosurgery Ben Carson says it’s a strong likelihood he’ll be in the race.

09/24/2014

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Technology Certifications Are A Fast Track To Career Success In Baltimore

While standard degrees often get the most attention from students looking to go into formal education, certificate programs offer their own advantages.

09/22/2014

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White House Working To Stop Sexual Assault On College Campuses

A father of two girls calls on the country to review laws and change the culture that fosters sexual assault on college campuses. President Obama Friday asked Americans to take a pledge.

09/19/2014

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Obama ‘Confident’ Of Islamic State Group’s Defeat

President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he’s leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. “is on the right side of history.”

09/12/2014

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Obama To Raise Federal, Military Pay By 1 Percent

President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery.

08/29/2014

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