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Obama nominates Kerry for secretary of state

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President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as he announces his nomination of Kerry as next secretary of state in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Barack Obama has nominated Sen. John Kerry, one of Washington’s most respected voices on foreign policy, as his next secretary of state.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

With Egypt’s Morsi, US facing a familiar dilemma

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This July 14, 2012 file photo shows Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi laugh during a photo opportunity at their meeting at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. The US has been here before with Egypt, praising its leader for championing Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts while expressing deep concern over his commitment to democracy at home. But with options limited, the Obama administration is keeping its faith in President Mohammed Morsi. AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File

The United States has been here before, praising an Egyptian leader for championing Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts while expressing concern over his commitment to democracy at home. But with options limited, the Obama administration is keeping its faith in President Mohammed Morsi.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bill Clinton finds ex-president sweet spot

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In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama stands with former President Bill Clinton after Clinton's address to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. President Obama caps the convention Thursday, Sept. 6, with a prime time acceptance speech aimed at forcefully making his case for re-election: The economy is still weak but getting better, and America is absolutely better off than when he took office in perilous times. AP/Carolyn Kaster, File

Bill Clinton has found the ex-president sweet spot. His popularity is the highest it’s ever been. The public is longing for the flush economy he presided over. And President Barack Obama, once a political rival, needs Clinton’s help to win re-election.

Posted: September 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama visits scene of raging Colorado wildfire

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President Barack Obama steps off of Air Force One with Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., center, and Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo. as he arrives at Peterson Air Force Base, Friday, June 29, 2012, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Barack Obama absorbed the devastation of Colorado’s wildfires Friday, visiting a neighborhood struck by the flames and taking in the acrid smells of charred homes while plumes of smoke rose from the surrounding mountains.

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama backers launch $4 million Hispanic ad blitz

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President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

One of the nation’s largest unions and a Democratic super political action committee supporting President Barack Obama launched a joint $4 million Spanish-language advertising campaign on Monday, targeting Hispanic voters.

Posted: June 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama spends Christmas with family, military

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President Barack Obama blended his roles as a father and commander-in-chief this Christmas, exchanging presents and singing carols with his family, then greeting U.S. service members stationed at a Marine base in Hawaii.

Posted: December 26th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama: Commander in chief must support gay troops

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In a sharp rebuke of his Republican rivals, President Barack Obama said Saturday that anyone who wants to be commander in chief must support the entire U.S. military, including gay service members.

Posted: October 2nd, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama on Irene: ‘This is not over’

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IRENE’S FURY STILL AROUND. President Barack Obama, left, with Craig Fugate, right, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano arrive to speak about Hurricane Irene in the Rose Garden at the White House, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, in Washington. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

Despite Tropical Storm Irene’s weakened punch, President Barack Obama urged those in its path to stay vigilant and warned the storm’s impact would continue to be felt for some time.

Posted: August 29th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama to announce Afghan troop drawdown Wednesday

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In this June 15, 2011 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Pensacola, Fla. Nearing a critical benchmark in the Afghanistan war, President Barack Obama is considering both how many U.S. troops to bring home next month and a broader withdrawal plan to give Afghans control of their security in 2014. Charles Dharapak, File /AP Photo

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will announce plans to start withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan on Wednesday. Obama is expected to both outline a plan for starting to bring troops home in July, as well as a broader withdrawal blueprint aimed at giving Afghans control of their own security in 2014. After the announcement, Obama [...]

Posted: June 21st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama in Poland to honor history, boost ties

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WARSAW, Poland—President Barack Obama on Friday honored the memories of those slain in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising against Nazis, telling one elderly man that the memorial was a “reminder of the nightmare” of the Holocaust in which 6 million Jews were killed. The president also helped placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama, Medvedev meeting shows continued mistrust

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DEAUVILLE, France — President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev emerged from private talks Thursday unable to show progress on the contentious issue of missile defense, underscoring an enduring mistrust underlying the U.S.-Russia relationship despite gradual thawing. Obama’s top Russia adviser Mike McFaul put the problem plainly after the meeting with the Russians: “They [...]

Posted: May 27th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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