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Politics Nov 02Obama signs 2-year budget, debt deal before default deadline
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law a bipartisan budget bill that avoids a catastrophic U.S. default and puts off the next round of fighting over federal spending and debt until after next year's presidential and congressional…
Politics Oct 21Obama says U.S. will tackle prescription drug and heroin abuse
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will take steps to improve doctor training and ease access to drug treatment as part of an effort to help communities battling the scourge of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse.
Politics Oct 18Democrats welcome the gun debate to the 2016 campaign
Democrats are talking about guns in politics again. President Barack Obama is mulling more action on gun control, Hillary Clinton says she won't be "silenced" on guns, and at the Democrats' first debate, candidates jockeyed for bragging rights over who…
Politics Oct 17Democratic hopefuls offer relatively unified front on major issues
The five Democrats on the debate stage last week in Las Vegas offered a relatively - and surprisingly - unified front on the issues at the forefront of the campaign.
Politics Oct 07Clinton seeks to distance herself from Obama’s policies
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked."…