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Presidential Campaigns Enter Final Month
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The race for the White House is rumbling into its final four weeks with Republican Mitt Romney seeking stature on foreign affairs and President Barack Obama raising political cash by the millions. Negative ads, charges of dishonesty and dwindling time are all setting the to…
President Obama To Address UN Today
  NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday will challenge the world to confront the root causes of rage exploding across the Muslim world, calling it a defining choice “between the forces that would drive us apart and the hopes we hold in common.” Obama will step b…
Obama: U.S. Safer, Resilient On 9/11 Anniversary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. is safer and its people resilient on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Obama and first lady Michelle Obama laid a wreath at the Pentagon, one of several official observances marking the suicide hijackings that killed nea…
Obama’s Task: Keep The Race A Choice
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s fall mission comes down to this: Remind voters why they chose him in the first place, hope the economy doesn’t get worse and paint Mitt Romney as an unacceptable alternative. Obama departs his Charlotte convention with a re-electio…
Obama Speech About Job Security, For Him, For All
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — To a nation short on job security, President Barack Obama has his night to protect his own. Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday will be about promises he says he kept, and the hope he wants to stir once more. He will take people back …
Obama To Sign Veterans Measure
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will sign a measure Monday aimed at helping veterans before heading to Connecticut to campaign for his re-election. The president will sign a law called the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012. The bipart…
Obama Offers Comfort After Colorado Shooting
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he told the families of the victims of Friday’s movie theater massacre that “all of America and much of the world is thinking about them.” Obama met with the family members Sunday at the University of Colorado Hospital in A…
Obama Gets Briefing On Drought
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s most widespread drought in decades is on President Barack Obama’s agenda Wednesday. The president will meet with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to discuss the government’s response to the drought that’s covering more than half of t…
Obama: Economy Has To Grow ‘Even Faster’
POLAND, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama says private sector job growth is a “step in the right direction,” but the economy must grow faster following a modest monthly job report. Obama spoke on the second day of a bus tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania as the government repor…
Obama: Election Will Decide Nations Economic Fate
MAUMEE, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama has told an Ohio campaign crowd that he’s betting they won’t lose heart or interest in the November election despite political stalemates. He says the outcome will determine the nation’s economic future for the next 10 to 20 year…

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