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Obama: We Must Reduce Health Costs, Deficit
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the nation must make the "hard choices" to reduce the cost of health care and the size of the deficit.
But the president said every citizen deserves a basic measure of security and dignity, and he held up Medicare, Medicaid and Soc…
Obama Pledges To Deal With Climate Change
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging to respond to what he calls "the threat of climate change."
He says that failing to do so would be a betrayal of the nation's children, and of future generations.
Obama spoke Monday in his second inaugural address...
Obama Get Second Swearing-In For Second Term
WASHINGTON (AP) — His second term already under way, President Barack Obama hopes to set an optimistic tone when he takes the oath again. This divided nation is seeking solutions to economic woes at home and conflict overseas.
Hundreds of thousands are expected to gather on the National Mall to…
A Look At President Obama’s Gun Control Measures
WASHINGTON (AP) — Proposals for curbing gun violence announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama:
NEEDS CONGRESSIONAL ACTION:
— Requiring background checks on all gun sales. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence says 40 percent of gun sales are conducted with no criminal background …
Obama To Outline Action Against Gun Violence Today
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a little more than a month since the Connecticut school massacre, President Barack Obama today will be unveiling his proposals to fight gun violence.
The White House says he and Vice President Joe Biden will be joined by children who wrote the president letters after the …
Obama-Boehner Meet One-On-One And Discuss “Fiscal Cliff”
After a one-on-one meeting with House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) yesterday, President Barack Obama sets out on another trip today aimed at building public support for his push for higher taxes on the wealthiest Americans. His visit to Detroit comes with just three weeks left before automat…
White House: Obama To Meet Romney Thursday
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will meet privately Thursday with his vanquished rival Mitt Romney, their first face-to-face encounter since the election.
Obama promised in his victory speech on Nov. 6 to engage with Romney and consider his ideas...
Sen. Barrasso Among Those Seeking Keystone Meeting
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso and Sen. Max Baucus of Montana are among a group of lawmakers seeking to meet with President Barack Obama to discuss the future of the Keystone XL pipeline extension.
The Associated Press reported Tuesday that they and 16 other lawmakers signed a N…
2012 Election Shows A Nation Still Divided
WASHINGTON (AP) — The election laid bare a dual — and dueling — nation, politically speaking, jaggedly split down the middle on the presidency and torn over much else. It seems you can please only half of the people nearly all of the time...

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