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Kenyans hope to cash in on Obama visit

Jul 24, 2015
Businesses are banking on diplomats staying around after global summit ends.
Posted In: President Obama, Kenya, economic growth, tourism

The Obamacare sales pitch

Jul 1, 2015
The president is courting conservative states to expand Medicaid.
Posted In: Obamacare, medicaid, healthcare, President Obama
A plume of exhaust extends from the Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant in New Eagle, PA.

SCOTUS rules against EPA regulations

Jun 29, 2015
In a 5-4 decision, the court says the agency didn't properly consider costs.
Posted In: Environmental Protection Agency, Supreme Court, President Obama, Antonin Scalia
Demonstrators organized by Center for American Progress wait for the Supreme Court ruling Thursday morning. Their signs show numbers of people from different states that would have lost subsidies if the Court were to have ruled against Obamacare.

With Obamacare upheld, health care firms exhale

Jun 25, 2015
Hospital stocks jumped eight to 15 percent as the ruling came down.
Posted In: Supreme Court, Affordable Care Act, President Obama
Brad Pierog walks around the site of the Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Aberdeen, Washington, where he worked for 25 years before it closed in 2009.

Helping global trade's 'losers'

Jun 16, 2015
House's vote puts worker-retraining program in jeopardy.
Posted In: Trans-Pacific Partnership, China, President Obama
The head of the Library of Congress is stepping down.

Help wanted: non-Luddite bibliophile

Jun 11, 2015
President Obama will appoint the 14th Librarian of Congress.
Posted In: Library of Congress, president, President Obama
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing last November.

WikiLeaks offering $100,000 for copy of the TPP

Jun 4, 2015
The organization is crowdfunding to get a copy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Posted In: wikileaks, Trans-Pacific Partnership, President Obama
Chinese President Xi Jinping accompanies U.S. President Barack Obama to view an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in November, 2014 in Beijing, China.

China may join the TPP...but it'll take a while

Jun 4, 2015
President Obama announced that the U.S. is in talks with China about participation in the trade deal.
Posted In: Trans-Pacific Partnership, China, TPP, President Obama

Will China actually join Obama's trade deal?

Jun 4, 2015
The country is "putting out feelers," and the TPP without China is kind of weak.
Posted In: President Obama, Trans-Pacific Partnership, China

President Obama: the full interview

Jun 4, 2015
A conversation on the future of international trade.
Posted In: Obama, video, President Obama, obama video, kai ryssdal, TPP, trade, China

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