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Selling the Iran deal to Congress

The Obama administration's vigorous effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress continues — this time in the House where three Cabinet secretaries...

Obama’s Ethiopia trip raises concerns over rights

Like the visit to Kenya, President Barack Obama's trip Sunday to Ethiopia represents the first time a sitting U.S. president has been to this...

Obama’s MVP on the Iran nuke deal

As negotiators were grasping for a landmark nuclear deal, they hit a roadblock over Iran's once-secret enrichment site at Fordo, a fortified bunker buried...

Obama still popular with minorities, young Americans

Barack Obama is holding on to relatively high levels of support among the so-called "Obama coalition" of minorities, liberals and young Americans, suggesting the...

Obama: He has a deal for you

Part pitchman, part physics teacher, President Barack Obama is taking on the job of selling the Iran-nuclear deal with the gusto of a salesman...

Obama calls Iran deal ‘validation’ of a gamble

To President Barack Obama, the historic nuclear accord with Iran is a validation of an arduous, politically fraught diplomatic gamble, one he foreshadowed before...

Historic Iran nuke deal reached

After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, world powers and Iran struck a landmark deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in...

McDonnell says Iran deal is a long-shot

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other congressional leaders expressed doubts Sunday about a historic agreement with Iran to address that country's...

Obama labels ‘mean’ Republicans

Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in a...

Obama wants to add 5 million to overtime payrolls

Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that...