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Obama touts decrease in backlog on veterans' claims

The number of veterans waiting months to receive benefits has begun to shrink, President Barack Obama said Saturday, announcing progress in tackling an enormous... Read more »

Aug. 10, 2013


Obama begins Martha's Vineyard vacation

President Barack Obama opened the first summer vacation of his second term Saturday on Martha's Vineyard, trading Washington debates over the budget, government... Read more »

Aug. 10, 2013


Obama tees off into birthday weekend with golf

President Barack Obama kicked off his birthday weekend Saturday with a round of golf with friends and a getaway to Camp David. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2013


First lady asks for Latinos' help on health care

Michelle Obama urged Latino activists on Tuesday to help sign people up for her husband's health care overhaul, especially the millions of younger, healthier people... Read more »

July 23, 2013


George HW Bush to visit White House to celebrate volunteerism

A commitment to volunteerism is bringing together presidents past and present. Read more »

July 15, 2013

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President Obama’s African trip emphasizes economic partnership over aid

On his Africa trip, Obama pledged $7 billion to support an electrical grid project and emphasized Africa as an economic partner rather than a "charity case." Read more »

July 2, 2013


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