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President Barack Obama (R) walks with former President George H. W. Bush past Bush's portrait through the cross hall to an event in the East Room of the White House July 15, 2013. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Praises H.W. Bush For Volunteer Initiative

President Barack Obama welcomed President George H.W. Bush to the White House on Monday in a salute to public service and to the drive for volunteerism.

07/15/2013

Former U.S. President George Bush attends an event on October 31, 2009. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

Former President George HW Bush To Visit White House

Former President George H.W. Bush is coming to the White House on Monday for a ceremony President Barack Obama is holding to recognize the 5,000th Daily Point of Light Award.

07/15/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the fiscal cliff negotiations in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House December 31, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama said he was hopeful that an agreement could be found to avert the fiscal cliff in Congress, which is closing in on a deal that would raise taxes on households that make more than $450,000 a year and individuals who make more than $400,000.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Pledges Federal Support To West

While en route to Boston aboard Air Force One, President Barack Obama called Texas Gov. Rick Perry to tell him that his prayers are with the people of West and to pledge federal support in recovery and rescue efforts.

04/18/2013

Dallas Stars v Los Angeles Kings

Jagr, Whitney Help Stars Beat Kings 2-0

Jaromir Jagr and Ray Whitney both scored in the third period, lifting Dallas to a 2-0 victory over the Kings on Thursday night for the team’s fourth straight win at Staples Center.

03/22/2013

A man shows a handful of the U.S. pennies. (credit: Getty Images/Jim Watson/AFP)

More Questions Than Answers On Sequester’s Local Impact

CBS 11 tried gauging the impact of the sequester on North Texas if it hits after the Friday deadline. But the bottom line is, most people don’t seem to know what it will be.

02/25/2013

US President Barack Obama (R) listens as Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event unveiling a package of proposals to reduce gun violence at the White House in Washington, DC, January 16, 2013. Obama signed 23 executive orders to curb gun violence and demanded Congress pass as assault weapons ban, in  a sweeping set of measures in response to the Newtown massacre.               AFP Photo/Jim WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Signs 23 Executive Actions On Gun Violence

Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

01/16/2013

Barack Obama (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Calls NRA Video Repugnant, Cowardly

The White House says a National Rifle Association video referencing President Barack Obama’s daughters is “repugnant and cowardly.”

01/16/2013

Iconic Movie Costume Unveiled Ahead Of Christie's Auction

White House Responds To Petition For Death Star

The White House issued an official response to a petition calling for the United States government to secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.

01/15/2013

An August 20, 2011 photo shows the statu

White House On Texas Secession: No ‘Right To Walk Away’

The White House has responded to a petition to allow Texas to secede by saying the Founding Fathers who created the Union “did not provide a right to walk away from it.”

01/14/2013

Joe Biden (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Biden Seeks Video Game Industry Input On Guns

Vice President Joe Biden is reaching out to the video game industry as the White House seeks to assemble proposals to combat gun violence in response to last month’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

01/11/2013

House Speaker John Boehner Addresses The Press On The Ongoing Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

New Round Of Talks As Fiscal Deadline Looms

As the nation teeters on the edge of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” President Obama returns to Washington Thursday to resume negotiations with Congress over a deal to keep taxes from going up on Americans.

12/26/2012

U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference on January 18, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Fiscal Cliff Talks Appear To Be Stalled

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says a bipartisan deal to avert a “fiscal cliff” is more likely if Democrats and Republicans don’t try to over-reach on spending cuts.

12/12/2012

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