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President Obama in L.A.: “You Are Why I Ran for President in the First Place”

Watch on YouTube This afternoon, President Obama addressed an excited and energized crowd under sunny skies at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.  In his remarks, the President said that he was excited to be back in L.A., where he spent a few "good years" in college — and quickly explained what he was there to […]

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Who Thinks President Obama Will Be Impeached? The White House

Who Thinks President Obama Will Be Impeached? The White House

Senior White House Adviser Dan Pfeiffer Says Not to Write Off the Possibility Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Will Boehner Checkmate President Obama?

Ralph Benko, ForbesThere is a quiet gap in the U.S. Constitution. There is no explicit mechanism to discipline a president who fails to carry out his Constitutional duties. This gap sat there, barely noticed, for centuries. Barack Obama, apparently, noticed it. He is exploiting it. That exploitation is a serious departure from Constitutional principle … […]

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The President Is Surrounded by Sycophants

Mollie Hemingway, FederalistI actually think it would be a good idea for the president to meet real Americans, but that is not what he’s doing. Not that, you know, Mr. Horsehead isn’t an accurate representative of Colorado. I’m a native of that glorious state. He is. But in general, it would be good for the […]

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Fouad Masoum, Iraq's newly elected president, smiles during news conference in Baghdad

Iraq parliament elects senior Kurdish politician president

Iraq's parliament elected senior Kurdish lawmaker Fouad Masoum as president on Thursday, a long-awaited step in creating a new government capable of countering a Sunni Muslim insurgency. Iraq's politicians have been in deadlock over forming a new government since an election in April. Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has ruled since the election in a […]

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Salim al-Jabouri, new speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, and deputy speakers address a news conference in Baghdad

Iraq postpones vote for president, delaying power-sharing deal

By Isra' al-Rubei'i and Maggie Fick BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq's parliament, which had been due to elect the country's president on Wednesday, postponed the vote by a day, delaying the formation of a power-sharing government urgently needed to confront a Sunni Muslim insurgency. The advance by Sunni Islamist militants who seized swathes of northern Iraq […]

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Reining in Obamacare–and the President

Adler & Cannon, WSJA three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit—a tribunal second only to the Supreme Court—ruled on Tuesday that the Obama administration broke the law. The panel found that President Obama spent billions of taxpayer dollars he had no authority to spend, and subjected millions of employers and […]

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President Barack Obama visits the Embassy of the Netherlands

President Obama Visits the Dutch Embassy: “We’re All Heartbroken by What’s Happened”

President Barack Obama visits the Embassy of the Netherlands in Washington, D.C., July 22, 2014, to sign a condolence book honoring those who were lost in the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine. Standing with President Obama is Peter Mollema, the deputy chief of mission for the Netherlands Embassy. (Official White House Photo […]

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The President Gives an Update on the Situation in Ukraine

Watch on YouTube This morning, President Obama made a statement on the current situation in Ukraine, in the wake of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 being shot down last week over territory controlled by Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine. Following his press statement on Friday, the President restated today that "our immediate focus is on recovering those […]

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President Obama signs an executive order on further amendments to EO 11478

President Obama Signs a New Executive Order to Protect LGBT Workers

President Barack Obama delivers remarks before he signs an executive order regarding further amendments to Executive Order 11478, Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government, and Executive Order 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity, to protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, in the East Room of the White House, July 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by […]

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