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Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support for his struggling - and ultimately unsuccessful - health care overhaul, he told his advisers: "A lot of them want to know they can keep their own plan if they like it."

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives

Castanet.net

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Anchorage Daily News

Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

This April 11, 2104 file photo shows first lady Michelle Obama speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News, National Defense University

National Public Radio

Spokeswoman: Sebelius Not Considering US Senate

Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, 2012 Presidential Election

ABC News

Clock Ticking for States to Adopt Health Exchanges

For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government

Tri-cityherald.com

Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

For Democrats and their friends in organized labor, this race is personal. They mean to avenge Walker's evisceration of union power as he builds his resume for a possible presidential run.

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Related Topix: US News, Scott Walker, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Milwaukee, WI

ABC News

Advice to Democrats: Don't Say 'Recovery'

So say Democratic strategists in a blunt declaration that such talk skips over "how much trouble people are in, and doesn't convince them that policymakers really understand or are even focusing on the problems they continue to face."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

KFBB

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Twitter, US Politics, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Obama Ties LBJ's Civil Rights Legacy to LGBT Americans

President Barack Obama embraced Lyndon B. Johnson's civil rights legacy Thursday in a speech that credited the former president with helping to open the doors to equality for countless Americans, including those who are LGBT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gay/Lesbian, African-American, us Travel, Travel, Barnard College, California

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Obama voices skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden, Robert Fico

Andover Advertiser

Labour recruits Obama strategist

One of US President Barack Obama's top campaign strategists has been recruited by Labour to play a key role in Ed Miliband's bid for Downing Street in next year's general election.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Conservatives (UK)

KCRA-TV Sacramento

President: Republicans 'wrong' on Affordable Care Act

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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