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Many Schools Dropping ‘Zero-Tolerance’ Discipline Policies

The White House is pressing public schools to abandon some age-old discipline policies. In many cases, students are sent to court instead of the principal’s office.

01/09/2014

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14,000+ Texans Pick Insurance Exchange Plans

About 14,000 Texans enrolled for health insurance in October and November on the embattled federal online exchange, nearly five times more than successfully navigated the site during its rocky opening month.

12/11/2013

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JFK Flags & Rocker Sell For Nearly $513,000

Two flags that were displayed by President John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office, and one of his rocking chairs, sold at auction on Saturday night for nearly $513,000.

11/25/2013

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Bush Library To Feature Holiday Exhibit

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum has recreated the 2001 White House holiday displays in a new exhibit opening on Monday and running into January.

11/25/2013

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Perry Group’s 2nd National Ad Touts Job Growth

Gov. Rick Perry is again hitting the national airwaves, this time blaming the White House for the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate and touting Republican-led states where job growth has been stronger.

11/08/2013

Obama Makes Statement On Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

White House Grants Extension On Health Law Sign-Up

The Obama administration says it’s granting a six-week extension until March 31 for Americans to sign up for coverage next year and avoid new tax penalties under the president’s health care overhaul law.

10/28/2013

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Dallas’ Central Christian Church Celebrates 150 Years

Mayor Mike Rawlings joined members of the Central Christian Church Sunday for its 150th anniversary worship service.

10/20/2013

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Kennedy Rocking Chair Going On Display

A rocking chair used by President John F. Kennedy in the White House is going on display in New York City, prior to being auctioned off in Dallas late next month.

10/17/2013

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House Rejects Effort To Cut NSA Spying Program

The House has voted to continue the collection of hundreds of millions of Americans’ phone records in the fight against terrorism.

07/24/2013

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

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