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Angela Greiling Keane

Covers the White House for Bloomberg News after a decade of covering autos, railroads and transportation fights in Washington.

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Netherlands Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Mollema, left, after signing a condolence book at the Netherlands Embassy on July 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Netherlands Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Mollema, left, after signing a condolence book at the Netherlands Embassy on July 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Obama at Dutch Embassy — and Fence-Mending in Germany

President Barack Obama paid his respects today. At the Dutch embassy in Washington. Obama arrives at Dutch embassy to pay his respects to #MK17 victims. pic.twitter.com/tIKptCxyZ4 — Angela GreilingKeane (@agreilingkeane) July 22, 2014 The majority of the 298 people killed...

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President Barack Obama prepares to get into a driving simulator while touring the Federal Highway Administration's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center on July 15, 2014 in Mclean, Virginia.

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President Barack Obama prepares to get into a driving simulator while touring the Federal Highway Administration's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center on July 15, 2014 in Mclean, Virginia.

Obama at the Wheel: Wheels Off the Road

President Barack Obama got a little giddy today when he had a chance to get behind the wheel of the car for a few minutes. Never mind that the car wasn’t on a road  – nor did it go anywhere. “Everybody,...

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US President Barack Obama meets with Kinsey Button, a student at the University of Texas who wrote a letter to the president in January explaining her family's struggle to lead a middle class life when both of her parents lost their jobs, at a restaurant in Austin, Texas, on July 10, 2014.

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US President Barack Obama meets with Kinsey Button, a student at the University of Texas who wrote a letter to the president in January explaining her family's struggle to lead a middle class life when both of her parents lost their jobs, at a restaurant in Austin, Texas, on July 10, 2014.

Lunch — Make that Coffee — With Obama

Updated at 2:05 p.m. When 20-year-old Kinsey Button went to have lunch with the president of the United States at Magnolia Cafe in Austin, Texas, she probably expected to get a meal. And maybe she did. But not under the watchful...

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President Barack Obama greets attendees after speaking on the economy at the Cheesman Park in Denver, Colorado, on July 9, 2014.

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President Barack Obama greets attendees after speaking on the economy at the Cheesman Park in Denver, Colorado, on July 9, 2014.

Obama’s Fundraising Appeal: A Fight for ‘Power’

Without the chief beneficiary or the  Senate Democrats’ political leader in attendance, President Barack Obama kicked off a series of four fundraisers in two days in a Denver hotel ballroom seeking money to help keep the Senate under Democratic control....

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U.S. President Barack Obama plays a game of pool at a pub in Denver, Colorado.

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U.S. President Barack Obama plays a game of pool at a pub in Denver, Colorado.

Obama: Pool Shark-in-Chief

President Barack Obama’s sport of choice is golf, though last night he ventured into something different: Pool. Unlike on the golf course, where Obama’s foursome plays in private, away from the prying eyes of reporters and lenses of photographers, when...

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United States fans at the World Cup.

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United States fans at the World Cup.

Obama: ‘America Busy’ Today (Watching USA Lose to Belgium)

Updated at 7:10 pm EDT President Barack Obama popped into the White House’s South Court Auditorium to watch a few minutes of the second half of the USA vS. Belgium World Cup match with about 200 aides and staff, many...

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U.S. President Barack Obama (2ndR) stand with the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson (R), team owner Rick Hendrick ( L), crew chief Chad Knaus (2nd L), during an event in the East Room of the White House on June 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (2ndR) stand with the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson (R), team owner Rick Hendrick ( L), crew chief Chad Knaus (2nd L), during an event in the East Room of the White House on June 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

NASCAR Champ’s Favorite Pit Stop: White House

When President Barack Obama welcomed golf greats to the White House yesterday, he was in his element. The president finds time to golf most weeks, often spending the bulk of a weekend day on a course. Today, as he hosted...

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Tiger Woods prepares for the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club on June 24, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland

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Tiger Woods prepares for the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club on June 24, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland

Tiger Woods: Between Obama and Joint Chiefs of Staff

What can come between President Barack Obama and his top military advisers? Tiger Woods, apparently. The 38-year-old golf champion today told reporters that he once held up a meeting between Obama and his Joint Chiefs of Staff when the two...

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Maya Moore next to President Barack Obama during a ceremony honoring the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx on June 12, 2014 at the White House.

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Maya Moore next to President Barack Obama during a ceremony honoring the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx on June 12, 2014 at the White House.

Obama, 6’1” — Looks up to Lynx

For the second time this week, President Barack Obama surrounded himself with women who make him look short. Well, he does that every day with wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha, who turned 13 this week. As part of...

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a jerseys from point guard Bria Hartley (2nd L) and center Stefanie Dolson (L) of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team and Ryan Boatright (4th L) and point guard Shabazz Napier (R) of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team during an East Room event at the White House on June 9, 2014.

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a jerseys from point guard Bria Hartley (2nd L) and center Stefanie Dolson (L) of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team and Ryan Boatright (4th L) and point guard Shabazz Napier (R) of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team during an East Room event at the White House on June 9, 2014.

UConn Huskies Mum on Unions

The question about whether college athletes should be allowed to unionize sent the University of Connecticut champion basketball players scurrying. They were happy to answer questions about what it’s like playing college hoops at powerhouse UConn — “Anywhere you go...

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