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Joe Biden Attempts to Smooth Relations With Turkey

August 25, 2016
Carol Lee, Thomas Grove | The Wall Street Journal
Vice President Joe Biden struck a conciliatory tone during a daylong visit to Turkey, as the Obama administration tries to smooth over thorny relations after last month’s failed coup.
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Obama heads to Louisiana's flood-ravaged areas, but some say he's too late

August 23, 2016
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama will tour flood-ravaged neighborhoods in Baton Rouge, La., on Tuesday and try to avoid the political minefields that the visit presents.
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Political Storm Dampens Obama's Return From Vacation

August 22, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Obama returned from his vacation Sunday night to a busy calendar, including the race to pick his successor, which he became embroiled in during his sojourn on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Trump's link to Seinfeld, Bill Clinton's role as "First Dude," the future of Obamacare and voter ID laws

August 19, 2016
Bill's role in Hillary's presidency, Aetna's withdrawal from Obamacare, a TV sitcom's role in 2016 election.
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U.S. Acknowledges Cash Payment to Iran Was ‘Leverage’ in Prisoner Release

August 19, 2016
Carol Leonnig, Jay Solomon | Bloomberg Businessweek
State Department confirms U.S. refused to allow Iran to take $400 million cash payment until plane carrying freed Americans left Tehran
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Donald Trump's meltdown, the debate over debates and Walmart moms face tough choice

August 12, 2016
Inside TIME Magazine's Trump cover story and why some independent voters think 2016 choice is "lesser of two evils."
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Trump attempts to tie Clinton and Obama to rise of ISIS

August 11, 2016
In the last 24 hours, Donald Trump has focused on tying Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama to the rise of the Islamic State. In Fort Lauderdale last night, the GOP nominee referred to Obama as the “founder” of the terrorist organization. The Clinton campaign dismissed the comments as more trash talk and blasted Trump’s economic proposals, calling them “fearful” and “outlandish.”
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