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Obama To Focus On Economy In Oklahoma Visit

President Barack Obama will talk about expanding economic opportunity during a visit to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

07/15/2015

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Obama Proposes More Overtime Coverage

The Obama administration is proposing making up to 5 million more people eligible for overtime pay — its latest effort to boost the pay for lower-income workers.

06/30/2015

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Clinton Distances Herself From Obama On Trade

Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from President Obama over a contentious trade proposal, encouraging the president to address concerns raised by congressional Democrats and negotiate a better deal with 11 Pacific Rim nations.

06/15/2015

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Obama Neutral In NBA, But Picks Chicago In NHL

The avid sports fan who occupies the Oval Office is refusing to take sides as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors battle for the NBA championship.

06/12/2015

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Obama: Soccer Fans Want FIFA To Operate With Integrity

President Barack Obama says soccer fans around the world want to ensure FIFA operates with integrity. Obama weighed in on the FIFA corruption scandal during a visit to Germany.

06/08/2015

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Obama Jokes About Future With Letterman

President Obama joked about their quieter futures during his eighth “Late Show” appearance Monday, saying Americans have grown up with the veteran comedian.

05/05/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 7: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the State Dining Room of the White House on August 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced he has authorized military strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and a humanitarian aid drop. ISIS has been advancing on the important city of Erbil, Iraq and a civilian humanitarian crisis has developed. (credit: Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama’s Legacy Begins To Take Shape

Piece by piece, President Obama is trying to build the foundation for the legacy he wants to leave, putting in place decisions that will reverberate beyond his presidency.

05/04/2015

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Deportations Continue To Decline Under Obama

The Obama administration is on pace to deport the fewest number of immigrants in nearly a decade, according to internal government data obtained by The Associated Press.

04/29/2015

Dian Alarcon, originally from Colombia, stands with others during a press conference to protest the district court judge in Brownsville, Texas, who issued a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the implementation process of President Barack Obama's Executive Action on immigration. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court Takes Up Obama’s Immigration Action

Judges on Friday will consider lifting a temporary hold imposed by a judge in Texas on President Obama’s action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

04/17/2015

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Obama Sees Climate Change As Health Hazard

President Barack Obama on Tuesday will ask Americans to think of climate change and extreme weather as a threat not just to the environment, but also to their health.

04/07/2015

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Payday Lenders Face New Regulations

Payday lenders would face federal rules aimed at protecting low-income borrowers from being buried by fees and debts under proposals being unveiled Thursday.

03/26/2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Perry Says Obama Made World Less Safe

Former Gov. Rick Perry said Friday morning that the Islamic State group seizing territory in the Middle East represents the worst threat to freedom since communism.

02/27/2015

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