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Marathon bombing shakes nation

Watch Obama: Anyone Responsible for Bombs Will Be Held Accountable on PBS. From PBS NewsHour: After the explosions, President Barack Obama spoke at the White House about the events in Boston, the spirit of its citizens and the state holiday Patriots’ Day. Stephen Murphy of the Boston City Council offers an eyewitness account to Gwen […]


Full transcript and video: Obama and Biden speak on new gun laws

Vice President Joe Biden:  Before — before I begin today, let me say to the families of the innocents who were murdered 33 days ago, our heart — our heart goes out to you. And you show incredible courage — incredible courage being here. And the president and I are going to do everything in […]


Hundreds protest pipeline

By Reuters, via The Guardian Hundreds of people who say they worry oil that would be carried by the Keystone XL pipeline will accelerate climate change marched around the White House on Sunday, hoping to revive a movement credited with slowing down the permit process for the crude oil project. The protesters chanted “Hey, Obama! […]


  President Obama wins second term

Watch: President Barack Obama gives his victory speech. Whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you, I have learned from you, and you have made me a better president. Governor Mitt Romney concedes the presidency after a hard-fought campaign. This is a time of great challenges for America, and I pray […]

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