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Raw Video: Obamas Depart Cape Canaveral

After visiting the Kennedy Space Center and meeting with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., President Obama and his family board Air Force One.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 5:40pm

Shuttle Scrubbed but Not the Obama-Giffords Meeting

President Obama met with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz. on Friday, a highly-anticipated visit with the Arizona lawmaker who is recovering from a gunshot wound to the head she suffered during a shooting rampage in her home district in Tucson.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 5:40pm

Previewing The Sunday Shows

As Americans watch the celebration of the royal wedding in the United Kingdom and celebrities arrive in D.C. for the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, the weekend political affairs shows will address unresolved issues and the ever changing political environment as well as the tornado devastation in the South.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 5:40pm

Rep. Giffords Gets A Few More Days With Her Husband

Rep. Gabby Giffords, D-Ariz., will get a few more days to be near her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, before he blasts off into orbit.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 5:40pm

Targeting Seniors In New York's 26th

It looks like Democrats have a tailor-made issue to use in next month's special election in New York's 26th District -- GOP Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 5:40pm

A Helping Hand

President Obama tours tornado damage in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Friday.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 4:18pm

Wisconsin GOP Gloats Over Massachusetts Collective Bargaining Bill

The Democratically-controlled Massachusetts state House of Representatives passed a bill that would curb public sector unions' ability to collectively bargain over health benefits earlier this week. Does that mean the dark blue state is "the next Wisconsin"--site of weeks of protests and contentious debate over a bill that prohibited government workers from collectively bargaining for anything but a pay raise? Depends on who you ask.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 4:18pm

Appeals Court Hands Obama a Stem-Cell Victory

A U.S. Appeals Court handed a victory to the Obama administration on Friday over the controversial issue of human embryonic stem cells, ruling that federal funding of such research may go ahead.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 4:18pm

Obama Orders Targeted Sanctions Against Syrian Officials

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad continues his violent crackdown on protesters, President Obama signed an executive order on Friday afternoon blocking transfer of the assets of high-level officials in Syria.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 4:18pm

Obama Visits Storm-Ravaged Alabama

President Obama on Friday visited Alberta, Ala., to survey the damage of the historic storms that ripped through the South this week.

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 4:18pm