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Obama Administration

U.S. sanctions Russia for election hacks, Kerry rebukes Israeli settlements and Trump expresses frustration with Obama’s policies

December 30, 2016
The Obama administration retaliates for Russian meddling in the U.S. election.
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In John Kerry’s Mideast Speech, a Clash of Policies and Personalities

December 29, 2016
Peter Baker | The New York Times
Even before Secretary of State John Kerry issued his scathing critique of Israeli policies on Wednesday, President-elect Donald J. Trump essentially told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ignore it.
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Obama Faces Difficult Choices Amid Stream of Last-Minute Clemency Requests

December 29, 2016
Carrie Johnson | NPR
Dealing with a flood of last-minute pardon requests amounted to one of the biggest surprises of his presidency, George W. Bush once wrote.

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.
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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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