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Obama on gun safety: U.S. needs more data on guns

Jan 16, 2013
The president called for bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, but also said the U.S. needs more background checks and more research on the causes of gun violence.
Posted In: guns, Barack Obama

Born on Inauguration Day: Star-Spangled baby

Jan 14, 2013
Ciara McDonald will always remember where she was during Barack Obama's inauguration -- at the hospital giving birth to her second son, Ronan.
Posted In: Education, Barack Obama

So-called debt ceiling?

Jan 14, 2013
President Barack Obama warned Republicans that not raising the "so-called" debt ceiling is "irresponsible" and "absurd." Wait a second... so-called?
Posted In: Barack Obama, debt ceiling

Lew Treasury nomination would signal new budget-focused agenda

Jan 10, 2013
In a few hours President Obama is expected to nominate White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew as the next Treasury Secretary. He brings a very different type of experience to the job than current secretary Timothy Geithner.
Posted In: Timothy Geithner, jack lew, treasury secretary, Barack Obama

Reports: Obama to nominate Lew for Treasury Secretary

Jan 9, 2013
Multiple news outlets are reporting that President Obama will put forth Jack Lew as his nominee to be the next Secretary of the Treasury in an announcement tomorrow.
Posted In: Barack Obama, treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama voted most admired in 2012

Jan 3, 2013
As you look back at 2012, who did you most admire? Was it an Olympian? A musician? A business leader?
Posted In: Barack Obama, hillary clinton, Gallup

Up to the edge of the fiscal cliff

Dec 31, 2012
All eyes on are on Washington as the deadline to the fiscal cliff is just hours away.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Barack Obama, Boehner

Short term wins could spell long term losses in fiscal debate

Dec 17, 2012
The process of pushing through those Bush tax cuts 12 years ago might seem like ancient history, but some say we could stand to go back in time and learn from it.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Bush tax cuts, Bush, Barack Obama

As U.N. meets on climate, U.S. blocks a European law

Nov 30, 2012
President Obama signed a bill this week protecting U.S. airlines from an emission tax when they fly in and out of Europe. The EU's carbon tax is so unpopular, it's been suspended for all carriers for a year.
Posted In: United Nations, Airlines, Barack Obama, carbon-dioxide emissions, climate change

The science behind Obama's fundraising emails

Nov 29, 2012
"Casual" and "frequent" seem to be the formula for campaign fundraising emails.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 campaign, email, fundraising

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