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Obama: Rights, equality ensured America’s success

Obama: Rights, equality ensured America’s success

President Barack Obama says the U.S. has only succeeded because generations of Americans have fought to expand rights and opportunity to more people. Obama is reflecting on the meaning of…

Obama sends more troops into Iraq

Obama sends more troops into Iraq

The U.S. is sending another 300 troops to Iraq to increase security at the U.S. Embassy and elsewhere in the Baghdad area to protect U.S. citizens and property, officials said…

Obama: ‘I’ll act on my own’ on immigration

Obama: ‘I’ll act on my own’ on immigration

Conceding defeat on a top domestic priority, President Barack Obama blamed a Republican “year of obstruction” for the demise of sweeping immigration legislation on Monday and said he would take…

Obama picks ousted P&E CEO to run Veterans Affairs

Obama picks ousted P&E CEO to run Veterans Affairs

Seeking to turn around a troubled agency, President Barack Obama will nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead a Veterans Affairs department gripped by reports of treatment…

Obama seeking $2 billion in immigration fight

Obama seeking $2 billion in immigration fight

President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S. through the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas and ask…

Obama: GOP doesn’t care about people

Obama: GOP doesn’t care about people

Blasting the GOP as willfully indifferent to American struggles, President Barack Obama issued a rebuke Friday to Republican attempts to thwart his economic agenda, offering a stark contrast that Democrats…

Supremes limit Obama’s authority, bolster critics

Supremes limit Obama’s authority, bolster critics

Before a unanimous Supreme Court weighed in, the White House had brushed off claims that President Barack Obama was exceeding his executive authority as just so much grousing from frustrated…

Obama wants smoother health care renewal

Obama wants smoother health care renewal

The Obama administration said Thursday it wants most of the 8 million Americans already signed up for coverage under the health care law to be able to renew their coverage…

Obama tries to humanize economic struggles

Obama tries to humanize economic struggles

President Barack Obama, in an attempt to put a human face on the economic policies he and Democrats are championing, is spending a day with a Minneapolis mother who wrote…

Obama to employers: ‘Be family friendly’

Obama to employers: ‘Be family friendly’

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 always set the best example. The United…