Obama's economy: How did he do?

Jan 10, 2017
In his farewell speech, Obama is likely to list the nation’s highs and lows.
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Obama's hopes for the future of health care

Jul 12, 2016
Since the start of Obamacare, 20 million more Americans have insurance.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on the Affordable Care Act in Washington, D.C. back in 2013. During the event, Obama defended the reasons why the Affordable Care Act was originally implemented. 
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Dallas police shooting: Five officers killed, seven wounded by gunmen

Jul 8, 2016
President Barack Obama, who is visiting Poland, called the shooting a "vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement."
Bystanders stand near police barricades following the sniper shooting in Dallas on Thursday.

The changing economic relationship between the US and Vietnam

May 23, 2016
Trade between the U.S. and Vietnam now adds up to $45 billion a year.
Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang and U.S. President Barack Obama take part in a joint press conference at the International Convention Center in Hanoi on Monday. Obama praised "strengthening ties" between the U.S. and Vietnam at the start of his landmark visit.

President Obama heads to Saudi Arabia for summit amid tensions with the country

Apr 19, 2016
At the Gulf Cooperation Council summit meeting, Iran and regional security are concerns.
President Obama at a meeting with King Salman in January of last year. When asked in a recent interview with The Atlantic if the Saudis are America's friends, the president said, "It's complicated."
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What to expect from the State of the Union

Jan 12, 2016
The president will deliver the State of the Union tonight. A look at what we can expect.

Obama isn't fazed by buzzer, gives long speech anyway

Nov 30, 2015
President Obama went way over his time limit but didn't seem to care.

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Obama offers plan to help Puerto Rico

Oct 22, 2015
The island's debt is at $72 billion and the government says it's out of cash.

The temporary funding patch pattern in Congress

Oct 21, 2015
Congress and the president will continue going around and around.