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The Obamas to make historic trip to Cuba, Argentina next month

February 18, 2016
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President Obama and the first lady will make a historic trip to Cuba next month, the White House announced Thursday, before stopping off in Argentina to meet with its recently elected president.
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Expect Obama To Try To Box In Republicans With His Supreme Court Nominee

February 17, 2016
Susan Davis | NPR
The White House isn't offering any names of potential nominees to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia, but it is offering a few clues.
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How does a president select a Supreme Court nominee? Here’s how.

February 17, 2016
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
How does a president go about filling a vacancy on the Supreme Court? Here’s a primer on how the process works once a position opens up on the nation’s highest court.
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Obama Opens Two-Day Summit with Southeast Asian Leaders

February 16, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama welcomed Southeast Asian leaders Monday at a sprawling California resort for a two-day summit aimed at advancing his effort to counter China’s influence by strengthening U.S. relations with smaller countries in the region.
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Obama v. Supreme Court

February 11, 2016
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The court's stay of a climate-change rule leaves the president's environmental legacy in limbo until after he leaves office.
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9 years after promising hope, Obama laments the change we never got

February 11, 2016
Juana Summers, Amanda Wills | Mashable
President Obama returned to where it all began, but this time his message wasn't one filled with hope.
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Record Turnout at the Iowa Caucuses in 2008

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February 1, 2016
Every four years, voters in Iowa are the first to make their choice for president known. This year Clinton is trying to prevent an upset like 2008 when Barack Obama turned out new caucus-goers in record numbers to take first place.
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Obama on the Supreme Court? Plus, Sanders sits down with POTUS

January 29, 2016
Clinton thinks Obama would make a good Supreme Court justice. Sanders and Obama meet privately.
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Obama Hosts Sanders, But Hints Hillary's His Pick

January 28, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Let’s stipulate: It is rare that President Obama encourages another Democrat to grab headlines outside the iconic columns of the West Wing. The appearance of Sen. Bernie Sanders at the microphones in the White House driveway after a 45-minute meeting Wednesday with the president in the Oval Office was a message unto itself.
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