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News about Barack Obama continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

35 min ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

President: Republicans 'wrong' on Affordable Care Act

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Healthcare Law, Law

1 hr ago | WTVF Nashville

Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren't taking for granted that the... Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Michelle Obama, Prison

5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

FILE This Sept. 6, 2011 file photo shows Attorney Charles Cooper speaking in a courtroom during a California State Supreme Court hearing in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, California, US Politics, US News, Dick Cheney, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, George Bush

5 hrs ago | ABC News

Hotel Magnate, Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty

Sant Singh Chatwal was accused of working with an unidentified informant to use straw donors to make contributions to three unnamed political candidates.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Prop 8 Lawyer's Views On Gay Marriage Evolving

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Dick Cheney, George Bush, W., Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican

8 hrs ago | Reuters

Obama, Abe to battle negative images at U.S.-Japan summit

When President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a summit next week, they will be battling negative undercurrents that could undermine their message that Asia's most important security alliance is firm.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News

12 hrs ago | Reuters

Obama's departing health chief mulls U.S. Senate run: report

Departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who took withering criticism over the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in Kansas, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas Government, Kansas

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

"When it comes to training our workers, not all of today's good jobs require a four-year college degree," Obama said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

CBS Local

Defend 'Obamacare' Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say

The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Health Insurance, Health, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat

WINK-TV Fort Myers

US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.S. officials said Wednesday, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russian uprising in its eastern cities.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

The Montreal Gazette

Jimmy Carter urges Keystone XL rejection

The Prime Minister's Office reacted swiftly Wednesday to a letter signed by Nobel laureates, including Jimmy Carter, urging President Barack Obama to reject the pipeline.

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Recordpub.com

Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Senator Tim Kaine

ABC News

Jill Biden Promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill Website

Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News

News Observer

Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

This March 29, 2010 file photo shows Rep. Steve Driehaus, D-Ohio in Cincinnati. Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime? That debate makes its way to the Supreme Court next week as the justices consider a challenge to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Central Ohio

Minimum wage at the forefront, with eye on elections

A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, State of the Union, Chris Christie, US Governors

EDGE

Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Leads White House Easter Prayer

Gene Robinson received quite a surprise this Monday, April 14, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly tapped the former first openly gay Episcopal bishop to lead the closing prayer at the White House Easter celebration.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Religion, Episcopal Church

KFVS12

Obama cuts sentence with typo, plans more clemency

President Barack Obama on Tuesday cut prison time for a drug convict sentenced to more than three extra years because of a typographical error in a court order.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, US Politics, US News, New York University, Federal Prisons

Daily Chronicle

Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders

President Barack Obama meets with faith leaders, including far left, Dr. Noel Castellanos, of the Christian Community Development Association in Chicago, far left, and continuing clockwise from the president, Dr. Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Suzii Paynter, executive coordinator, Cooperative Baptist ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Washington, DC

Star-Telegram.com

Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S. Many activists say Obama has been slow to grasp the emotions building within the Latino community as ... (more)

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Congress is giving states the transportation blues

On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke.

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Related Topix: US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

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