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Obama Names Baltimore County Schools Superintendent To Advisory Commission

President Barack Obama has announced his intention to appoint Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance to the president’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.

08/29/2014

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145 Arrested At Protest Against U.S. Deportations

U.S. Park Police say 145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.

08/28/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Former White House Press Secretary Jim Brady Dies

James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday. He was 73.

08/04/2014

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President Obama On Statehood For DC: ‘I’m For It’

President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital.

07/21/2014

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Obamas To Spend Rare Weekend At Camp David Retreat

-President Barack Obama is foregoing his usual round of weekend golf at a Washington suburban military base.

07/18/2014

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U.S. Immigrants Say ‘Pledge Of Allegiance’ For 1st Time As Americans

For the first time this Independence Day, one group of naturalized citizens said the “Pledge of Allegiance” as Americans.

07/04/2014

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Obama Seeks Advice From Wide Variety Of Economists

For the second time in three weeks, President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited top economists to a private lunch at the White House, tapping a broad array of ideological views as he seeks to assemble an economic agenda for the remaining 30 months of his presidency.

07/02/2014

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Hovercraft Propels Former Patterson High Students To White House

Hours of brainstorming for a group of Baltimore City students end up with a trip to the White House this week. The invitation came because of a solar-powered science project.

05/30/2014

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O’Malley To Head To Iowa Next Month

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who is considering a White House bid in 2016, is headed to Iowa next month.

05/29/2014

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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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White House Reporters To Honor Black Journalist

Harry McAlpin was standing outside the Oval Office, moments away from becoming the first black reporter to attend a presidential news conference, when one of his contemporaries approached with a deal.

05/03/2014

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