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Official White House photographer Pete Souza works as President Barack Obama speaks during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House on the initial rollout of the health care overhaul on Oct. 21, 2013 in Washington.

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Official White House photographer Pete Souza works as President Barack Obama speaks during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House on the initial rollout of the health care overhaul on Oct. 21, 2013 in Washington.

Ortiz on First, Souza’s Never Second

Updated at 11:23  pm EDT Pete Souza, White House photographer extraordinaire, caught a ride to Fenway Park today for Game Six of the World Series aboard Air Force One. President Barack Obama flew to Boston to tout his health-care program...

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH., holds his weekly on-camera press briefing with the press in the U.S. Capitol on July 11, 2013

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH., holds his weekly on-camera press briefing with the press in the U.S. Capitol on July 11, 2013

Boehner: Obamacare = #Trainwreck

House Speaker John Boehner has led a relentless campaign against “Obamacare,” which neither he nor any of his Republican House colleagues supported from the start. With the Obama administration’s yearlong delay of the so-called employer mandate, requiring businesses with 50...

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Community members hold a candle light vigil at Harsh park to honor Hadiya Pendleton on Feb. 1, 2013 in Chicago.

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Community members hold a candle light vigil at Harsh park to honor Hadiya Pendleton on Feb. 1, 2013 in Chicago.

Michelle Obama Attending Chicago Shooting-Victim’s Funeral

Fifteen-year-old Hadiya Pendleton attended President Barack Obama’s second-term inauguration. First lady Michelle Obama will attend the girl’s funeral. The trip home to Chicago for the first lady comes as the president is embroiled in a debate with Congress about curbing gun...

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Andrew Holmes hands out flyers offering a $40,000 reward for the arrest of the killer of Hadiya Pendleton, on Feb. 2, 2013 in Chicago.

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Andrew Holmes hands out flyers offering a $40,000 reward for the arrest of the killer of Hadiya Pendleton, on Feb. 2, 2013 in Chicago.

Gun-Plagued Chicago: Won’t You Come Home, President Obama?

As gun violence plagues Chicago, an editorial and a news story in President Barack Obama’s hometown newspapers this week have called on him to come home to help address the city’s shootings and murder problem. An editorial in today’s Chicago...

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