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Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to…

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Obama open to changes to military authority against IS

The White House is calling on lawmakers to work out their yawning…

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Immigrants feel stuck after judge blocks Obama orders

Brenda Armendariz, her husband and their two Mexico-born children were hoping to…

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AP Photo/Evan VucciPresident Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Department of Homeland Security on his FY2016 budget proposal

Obama's record budget: Tax the rich, help middle class

Promising to help America's middle class, President Barack Obama on Monday sent…

AP Photo/Evan VucciPresident Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Department of Homeland Security on his FY2016 budget proposal
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Obama calls for spending surge, buoyed by rising economy

Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a…

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AP sources: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba on…

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End game: No immigration deal, just divisions

A Congress that began with bright hopes for immigration legislation is ending…

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AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaPresident Barack Obama leaves the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington

Two teens shot dead, two different Obama reactions

Two unarmed black teenagers shot dead. Two very different reactions from President…

AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaPresident Barack Obama leaves the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington
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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration…

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Obama Internet proposal touches off angry debate

President Barack Obama touched off an angry debate Monday over government regulation…

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AP Photo/Cliff OwenHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

Boehner warns Obama on immigration

In a blunt post-election warning, House Speaker John Boehner cautioned President Barack…

AP Photo/Cliff OwenHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington
AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinPresident Barack Obama speaks to the media about Ebola before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn the White House in Washington

Obama says US can't shy away from Ebola battle

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States can't be seen…

AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinPresident Barack Obama speaks to the media about Ebola before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn the White House in Washington
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Ebola quarantine policies spread, despite science

Despite President Barack Obama's appointment of an "Ebola czar" to oversee and…

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AP Photo/Evan VucciPresident Barack Obama smiles as he arrives to deliver remarks at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President…

AP Photo/Evan VucciPresident Barack Obama smiles as he arrives to deliver remarks at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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AP Photo/Luis M. AlvarezPresident Barack Obama walks with with Col. John C. Millard

Obama wants an election about the economy, not him

President Barack Obama is all in with his economic pitch. The American…

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Obama touts economic gains under his watch

President Barack Obama laid claim to an economic recovery Thursday that he…

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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of…

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Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has…

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AP Photo/Susan WalshPresident Barack Obama speaks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington

US 'underestimated' Islamic State threat

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated…

AP Photo/Susan WalshPresident Barack Obama speaks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington