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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

City or tropics? Obama ponders where to put presidential library

A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and fundraiser, is in the midst of planning a multimillion-dollar presidential library that will house enough unclassified documents to fill four 18-wheelers and enough artifacts to fill a swimming pool.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, New York, University of Arkansas, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Illinois, Illinois Government

2 hrs ago | Roll Call

The Calm Before the Pre-Recess Storm

As House and Senate leadership scrambled to reach agreements on legislation to address the Veterans Affairs backlog, reauthorizing transportation programs and the influx of Central Americans at the Southern border before they adjourned for recess, Barbara Halpern-Levin, wife of Sen. Carl Levin, paused calmly in the middle of the Capitol Crypt.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Over one-third of Americans now believe Obama should be impeached

It is a far cry from 2008, the era of "hope and change," when then-Sen. Barack Obama defeated the Democratic Party's heir-apparent, Hillary Clinton, to become the party's presidential nominee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, Immigration Reform

10 hrs ago | VDARE

Senator Sessions Slams Obama's Lawless Executive Amnesty

On Wednesday, America's Senator spoke against the President's announced plan to give work permits and guarantees of no deportation for invasive foreign lawbreakers, remarking "So the President is saying that 'I have legislation and the House won't pass it, therefore I'm going to do it myself.'

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Georgia governor, mayor send different messages on housing migrant children

As Congress debates whether to pass a bill to help deal with the influx of unaccompanied Central American minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, government leaders throughout the country continue to debate how to handle and where to house the children.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors, US Senate, Democrat

Examiner.com

Walgreens possible move overseas becomes a big issue in Illinois Governor's race

Walgreens shareholders want the U.S. pharmacy chain to consider relocating to Europe.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama, Pat Quinn, US Governors

The Republic

Correction: Exxon Mobil-Gay Rights story

In a story July 22 about new federal anti-discrimination rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the value of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares held by investors who supported amending the company's equal employment opportunity statement.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Gay/Lesbian, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Irving, TX, Transgender, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Nation

How Partisanship Could Save Iran Diplomacy

Over the past two weeks, on the heels of an announced extension to nuclear talks with Iran, Republicans in the Senate introduced two measures that could erect obstacles in reaching and implementing a final agreement with the Islamic Republic.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Senator Mark Kirk, Democrat, Barack Obama, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

Illinoisreview

Illinois values voters in a quandary over November gubernatorial election

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Tea Party, Wedding

News Observer

Chapel Hill historian receives National Humanities Award

It was her second trip to the White House, 71 years after the first. Scott, a longtime professor at Duke University, joined 20 other recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts or the National Humanities Medal in the East Room of the White House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Duke University, Montezuma, GA, Macon County, GA, US House of Representatives, David Scott, University of Georgia

Switched

GOP Senate Candidate Joni Ernst Takes Heat For Big Oil Fundraiser

GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who's running for Iowa's open seat, is under fire for planning to attend a fundraiser with the political action committees of the American Petroleum Institute and Exxon Mobil on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The Democratic group Americans United For Change is running a radio ad slamming Ernst for the upcoming ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, ExxonMobil Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, US Senate, Barack Obama, Representative Gabrielle Giffords

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Life, Food, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bar-B-Q, Barack Obama, Theater, Arts

Business Journal

The loophole energy companies got away with that POTUS wants to stop

President Barack Obama is exploring ways to prevent American businesses from moving their tax domiciles overseas, but the current spate of such occurrences really took off 15 years ago within the Houston energy sector, legal experts said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Transocean, Banking, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Riggs National, Noble Corporation New Cayman, Energy, Weatherford International, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International

KHOU-TV Houston

House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Politico

Dems warn GOP on border bill

If House Republicans pass a pared-down funding bill for the border crisis, Senate Democrats are warning they may try to attach the Gang of Eight's comprehensive immigration reform bill to the package.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Lindsey Graham, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake

Politico

Steve Israel: Tough election, no wave

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel on Tuesday rejected the idea that his party is confronting a damaging wave election that will further plunge it into the House minority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, John Boehner, Republican, US Senate, Barack Obama, Representative Michael Grimm

Times-Standard

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a National Medal of Arts around her neck and revealed, "I had a little crush on her back in the day."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Buena Park, CA

Townsend Times

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a National Medal of Arts around her neck and revealed, "I had a little crush on her back in the day."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Collinsville, IL

Detroit News

Obamacare's future now teeters on a typo

The Democrats were all smiles when they had the power to pass Obamacare. It's a much tougher road now.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Food scandal causes Big Mac shortage in China

Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday amid reports of an unprecedented high toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Israel, Palestine, IL

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