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The Obama Legacy: From hope and change to achievements and setbacks

December 23, 2016
What Barack Obama accomplished and what remains undone after eight years.

How Obama, Trump and Congress are responding to Russian hacks in the U.S. election

December 16, 2016
U.S. intelligence agencies blame Russia for a series of hacks meant to undermine the presidential election.
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Trump’s Taiwan phone call was long planned, say people who were involved

December 5, 2016
Anne Gearan, Philip Rucker, Simon Denyer | The Washington Post
Donald Trump’s protocol-breaking telephone call with Taiwan’s leader was an intentionally provocative move that establishes the incoming president as a break with the past, according to interviews with people involved in the planning.

Trump begins transition to the White House after deeply polarizing election

November 11, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump meets with leaders in Washington to begin his transition to the White House.
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Clinton, Trump buff foreign policy bona fides on debate eve

September 26, 2016
Lisa Lerer, Jill Colvin | AP
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were meeting separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday, giving each candidate fresh foreign policy talking points on the eve of their first presidential debate.
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Reflective Obama Contrasts Prosperity, Instability in Final U.N. Speech

September 21, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama, in his final address to the United Nations General Assembly, called on world leaders to eliminate a paradox that he says has taken shape during his terms in office: a world more prosperous than at any time in recent history, yet rife with political and security crises.
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