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President Obama Extends Warmest Wishes for Diwali

Today, President Obama wished a Happy Diwali to all those who celebrate the festival of lights. Watch on YouTube In 2009, President Obama became the first U.S. president to celebrate the festival of lights, a time of rejoicing for many in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and across the world. read more […]

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Funeral for former U.S. Senator George McGovern in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Former U.S. president candidate Hart to be representative for Northern Ireland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday named former Senator Gary Hart as his representative on Northern Ireland, nearly 30 years after the Democratic politician's bid for the U.S. presidency was cut short by a sex scandal. Kerry said in a statement that Hart, 77, who in recent years gained a […]

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Do You Have Another Credit Card, Mr. President?

Even presidents are not immune to the embarrassment of having their credit cards declined. Full News here – First Draft

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President Obama Meets with Ron Klain

President Obama Names Ron Klain to Coordinate the U.S. Response to Ebola

President Obama has asked Ron Klain to coordinate the government’s comprehensive response to Ebola. He will report to the President Obama’s Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco and his National Security Advisor Susan Rice. As former Chief of Staff to two Vice Presidents, Klain comes to the job with extensive experience in overseeing complex governmental operations […]

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Frontier Airlines President Says Nurse On Flights May Have Been At More Advanced Stage Of Ebola Than Thought

DENVER (AP) — The president of Frontier Airlines says a nurse who was on flights between Dallas and Cleveland and who later tested positive for Ebola may have been at a more advanced stage of the illness than previously thought. Barry Biffle emailed employees Friday about the findings by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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President Obama’s Ebola Problem

Justin Sink, The HillThe Ebola crisis in the United States has become an anchor threatening to sink the Obama presidency.Already under fire from critics who saw the federal response to the outbreak as disorganized and timid, things went from bad to worse on Wednesday when it was revealed a second nurse had contracted the disease […]

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Ann Romney: If Mitt had been elected president, ‘I do not believe there would have been an invasion in Ukraine’

Ann Romney says Russia wouldn’t have invaded Ukraine had her husband Mitt been elected president. In a clear shot at the Obama administration, Romney told Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga, “I do not believe there would have been an invasion, of course, in Ukraine. I believe Putin would have known there would’ve been […]

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Brazil’s Rousseff and Neves locked in even race for president: Ibope poll

BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves are locked in a tight battle for votes ahead of the Oct. 26 runoff to Brazil’s presidential election, a poll published on Wednesday said. Neves has 45 percent of voter support against 43 percent for Rousseff, the surveys by the Ibope research firm showed, the […]

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Where It Went Wrong for President Obama

Amie Parnes, The HillFewer than two years ago, President Obama was elected handily to his second term, becoming the first Democrat since FDR to twice win an outright majority of the popular vote.Now, Democrats in competitive Senate races hope he stays as far away as possible, previous heartlands of support such as Iowa have turned […]

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Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Joplin High School dedication ceremony

Vice President Biden at the Reopening of Joplin High School: “We Never Stop. And We Always Rebuild.”

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Joplin High School dedication ceremony in Joplin, Missouri, October 3, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) The tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri on May 22, 2011 lasted 32 minutes and caused damage for 13 miles. At its widest point, the path of the tornado stretched a […]

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