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Obama Urges Congress To Pass Payroll Tax Cut
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Congress should pass a payroll tax cut before their end-of-the year break, and he’s raising the possibility that “we can all spend Christmas here together.” Obama made the comments Friday at an event on energy efficiency. The …
President Obama To Speak At AIDS Event, Help Light Xmas Tree
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama speaks at a World AIDS Day event Thursday and also helps light the National Christmas Tree. At the AIDS ceremony, Obama will be joined, by video hookup, with former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. They’ll note that a lot of progress …
In NH, Obama To Push For Payroll Tax Cut Extension
WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Republicans in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail, President Barack Obama is heading to New Hampshire, a political battleground, to begin a year-end push to extend payroll tax cuts. During a speech Tuesday at a Manchester high school, the president was…
In Bali For Summitry, Obama Announces Trade Deals
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Tightening ties with Asian nations as China’s might rises, President Barack Obama prepared Thursday to be the first U.S. president to take part in a summit of East Asian nations. Ahead of his diplomatic efforts here, the White House announced trade deals to show …
President Obama Observes Veterans Day With Arlington Rites
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Heralding the end of one war and the drawdown of another, President Barack Obama observed Veterans Day on Friday by urging Americans to hire the thousands of servicemen and women coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan. In remarks at Arlington National Cemetery, he called …
Obama Raises More Than $70 Million
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s campaign raised more than $70 million combined for his re-election and the Democratic party during the summer, an amount that gives him a clear advantage over his Republican rivals but is less than his initial fundraising effort. The fundraisi…

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