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Obama encouraging family-friendly work policies

President Barack Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies by hosting a daylong summit Monday, even though the U.S. government doesn't... Read more »

June 23, 2014


The Obamas want their daughters to experience minimum wage jobs

Malia and Sasha Obama would build character in a minimum-wage job, President and first lady Obama agreed in an interview with Parade Magazine, picked up by CBS News. Read more »

June 21, 2014


First lady Michelle Obama makes pitch for immigration overhaul

Michelle Obama turned a flag-waving swearing-in ceremony for 50 new American citizens Wednesday into a platform to call for action on the long-bogged-down issue of... Read more »

June 18, 2014


Obama considers special forces to help in Iraq

Three U.S. officials say the White House is considering sending a small number of American special forces soldiers to Iraq in an urgent attempt to help Baghdad slow... Read more »

June 16, 2014


Obama: Much more needed to help Native Americans

President Barack Obama says the relationship between the U.S. government and tribal nations is stronger today than ever. But he says there's much more to do to help... Read more »

June 13, 2014

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Food fight: Poll reports few believe school lunches should be federally regulated

Healthy lunch regulations are resulting in wasted food that kids won't eat, critics contend. A new poll shows that most Americans don't think the federal government... Read more »

June 11, 2014


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