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Verbatim: Boehner Shares Iran Concerns With Obama

“Like all of my exchanges with the president, the call was pretty straightforward. He briefed me, walked me through it, I shared some of my concerns, and thanked him for calling.” — Speaker John A. Boehner, recounting his telephone call with President Obama about a prospective nuclear deal with Iran. Full News here – First […]

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Can Obama Keep Democrats Together on Iran?

First Read: “President Obama faces several obstacles before actually achieving his historic nuclear deal with Iran. There’s a Republican Party willing to fight him every step of the way. There’s an Israeli prime minister vowing to kill it. And there’s the fact that the U.S. and Iran still have to finalize key issues like the […]

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Netanyahu on Iran Deal: “This Is Not A Personal Issue” With Obama; “It’s My Obligation To Speak Out”

JIM ACOSTA, CNN: And how much is your very tense and, let's frank — let's be frank here, uncomfortable relationship with the president driving your opposition to this? ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU: Not at all. And I don't think this is a personal issue, not between me and the president, or the president and […]

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Obama Defends Nuclear Deal

President Obama “strongly defended last week’s preliminary agreement with Iran as a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to curb the spread of nuclear weapons in a dangerous region while reassuring critics that he would keep all options available if Tehran ultimately cheated,” the New York Times reports. Huffington Post: Obama’s hard sell on Iran begins […]

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Barack Obama Announces Program to Train Veterans to Work in Solar Industry

President Barack Obama made a stop in Utah on Friday to announce a new initiative to train military veterans for careers in the solar industry. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Obama Weekly Address on Iran Deal: “Here In The United States, I Expect A Robust Debate”

PRESIDENT OBAMA: This week, together with our allies and partners, we reached an historic understanding with Iran, which, if fully implemented, will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon and make our country, our allies, and our world safer. This framework is the result of tough, principled diplomacy. It's a good deal — a deal […]

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Iran’s Negotiating Triumph Over Obama

Gerecht & Dubowitz, Wall St. JrnlPresident Obama believes that the nuclear “framework” concluded Friday in Switzerland is a historic achievement. Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, says he believes the same. Those two positions are incompatible. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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White House Memo: Obama Ventures Into Red States to Pitch His Economic Goals

The president stuck to less polarizing themes like job training during stops in Kentucky and Utah, the latest of several Republican-leaning states he has recently visited. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on clean energy after a tour of a solar power array at Hill Air Force Base, Utah

Obama presses case for Iran nuclear deal in weekly address

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama assured Americans on Saturday that a newly negotiated framework for a nuclear pact with Iran was a "good deal" as he sought public support for a diplomatic breakthrough that many in Congress oppose. A day after placing calls to top U.S. lawmakers to urge support for […]

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Nugent Says Obama is Causing Military Suicides

Ted Nugent blames President Obama for military veteran suicides, the Huffington Post reports. Said Nugent: “Here’s your job, Republican Party. Twenty to 25 of those guys kill themselves every day, and they haven’t told you why and they haven’t told anybody else why but they told me why: because the commander-in-chief is the enemy.” Wonk […]

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