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U.S.-Saudi Tensions in Focus as Barack Obama Visits Mideast This Week

April 18, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia this week at a low point in relations between Washington and Riyadh that are likely only to be set on a different course by whoever is elected to the White House in November.
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States selecting RNC delegates, GOP meets in Florida, Obama's election-year agenda & a woman on the $10 bill

April 15, 2016
Ted Cruz sets himself up for success with delegates at the state level. Plus, why the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" may be slowing progress of updating the $10 bill.
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Obama Describes Syrian Cease-Fire as ‘Tenuous’

April 14, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that the negotiated cease-fire in Syria is “tenuous” and has been repeatedly violated by the Assad regime.
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A new memorial to tell ‘the story of a century of courageous activism by American women’

April 12, 2016
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President Obama paid homage to women's equality Tuesday, designating the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, a historic house on Capitol Hill that has housed the National Woman's Party since 1929, as a national monument.
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Nuclear Summit in Washington, Pledged vs. Super Delegates and the White House Strategy to Confirm Garland

April 1, 2016
More than 50 world leaders gathered in Washington to discuss nuclear security.
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U.S., Allies Focus on North Korea at Nuclear Summit

April 1, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama called for the U.S. and its allies to stand together against the threat of a nuclear-armed North Korea, as more than 50 world leaders gathered here for a two-day summit focused on stopping nuclear proliferation.
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Obama to Host Summit on Global Nuclear Concerns

March 30, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
World leaders are scheduled to gather here Thursday for a two-day summit hosted by President Barack Obama that will focus on global nuclear concerns, particularly the potential for a terrorist organization to obtain nuclear materials and the growing threat of North Korea.
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