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Obama as a role model for black children, Obama & Biden's friendship and Michelle Obama's own legacy

December 22, 2016
Stories about President Obama's personal legacy from his two terms in office.
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Obama pulls regs that could have fueled 'Muslim registry' under Trump

December 22, 2016
Josh Gerstein | Politico
The Department of Homeland Security filed a notice that it is deleting the published rules for the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System.
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Obama Confronts Complexity of Using a Mighty Cyberarsenal Against Russia

December 19, 2016
David Sanger | The New York Times
Over the past four months, American intelligence agencies and aides to President Obama assembled a menu of options to respond to Russia’s hacking during the election, ranging from the obvious — exposing President Vladimir V. Putin’s financial ties to oligarchs — to the innovative, including manipulating the computer code that Russia uses in designing its cyberweapons.
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Barack Obama Weighs Final Requests for Clemency

December 19, 2016
Beth Reinhard | The Wall Street Journal
President has cut short the sentences of 1,023 inmates, more than the previous 11 presidents combined

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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Obama says ‘we will’ retaliate against Russia for election hacking

December 16, 2016
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President Obama said Friday the United States will retaliate against Russia over its malicious cyber-activity during this year's election.
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Trump team circles wagons

December 16, 2016
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
Donald Trump's team and Obama administration officials swapped barbs Thursday over the White House’s claim that the operation to hack Democratic operatives’ emails was authorized by Vladimir Putin.
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