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President Obama Surprises Joe Biden With Medal of Freedom

January 13, 2017
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama surprised his vice president, Joe Biden, by awarding him with the presidential medal of freedom.
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Still Optimistic, Obama Bids Farewell in Chicago

January 11, 2017
Michael Fletcher | The Undefeated
‘We’re all in this together,’ President Obama tells a nation wrestling with racial and economic divisions.
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President Obama's farewell address

January 10, 2017
President Barack Obama delivered his final speech as president in Chicago on Tuesday, just 10 days before he will hand over power to his successor Donald Trump.
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Obama's goodbye: A reminder of the message of hope that got him elected

January 10, 2017
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama plans to offer a graceful goodbye to the nation in a prime-time address Tuesday night from Chicago.
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Obama tells Democrats: 'Don't rescue' Republicans on 'Trumpcare'

January 5, 2017
MJ Lee, Kevin Liptak, Manu Raju | CNN
President Barack Obama delivered a mandate to Democrats on Wednesday: "Don't rescue" Republicans on Obamacare.
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Obama huddles with Democrats on protecting his signature health care law

January 4, 2017
Juliet Eilperin, Amy Goldstein | The Washington Post
President Obama met behind closed doors Wednesday morning with congressional Democrats to map out a strategy to defend the Affordable Care Act.
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Obama’s enduring legacy: The concept of universal coverage

January 4, 2017
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Because of Obamacare, Republicans have inherited an obligation to ensure access to affordable health insurance for every American.
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