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Politics Jul 26Hillary Clinton to shatter glass ceiling at DNC Tuesday
A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.
Nation Jul 11On Dallas trip, Obama will try to make sense of shootings
WASHINGTON — For President Barack Obama, the decision to return early from an overseas trip after a series of shocking shootings will prove to be easy compared to his next challenge: Comforting an America rattled by the violence.
Nation Jul 09Obama: ‘America is not as divided as some have suggested’
President Barack Obama on Saturday rejected the notion that this week's stunning violence is a signal that the U.S. has returned to some of the darkest days of its past.
Nation Jul 08Obama ‘horrified’ over Dallas sniper shooting at protests
"There's no possible justification for these kinds of attacks," President Obama said from Warsaw, Poland.
Nation Jul 04Immigration stands as Obama’s most glaring failure
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's inability to overhaul the nation's immigration system will stand as the most glaring failure in his effort to enact a vision of social change.
Politics Jun 24Obama respects Brexit decision, says American relationship with Britain will endure
The United Kingdom and the European Union will remain "indispensable partners of the United States," President Barack Obama said in a statement.
Politics Jun 06After watching on the sidelines, Obama preparing to endorse Clinton
White House officials say the announcement could come within days, although not before Democrats in New Jersey, California and four other states vote Tuesday in contests expected to solidify Clinton's claim.
Politics May 16Senate obligated to vote on Supreme Court nominee, Obama says
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday he believes the Senate has a constitutional obligation to vote on a president's nomination to the Supreme Court, staking out a position at odds with Republicans and some legal scholars.
Politics May 06Obama stresses need for action on corporate tax evasion
President Barack laid out what's needed to support the U.S. economy after a federal government report revealed weak job gains.
Nation Apr 27Obama to visit Flint to discuss water crisis
President Barack Obama next week will make his first trip to Flint, Michigan, since the city was found to have lead-tainted drinking water, a trip aimed at reassuring residents their plight hasn't been forgotten and pressuring Congress to approve economic…