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President Barack Obama arrives to speak at Desert Vista High School on August 6, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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President Barack Obama arrives to speak at Desert Vista High School on August 6, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Obama at 44%: Time for a News Conference

Six and a half months into his second term, President Barack Obama is signing a bill today holding the line on low-interest college loans for lower-income students, though rates will float with markets in the future. Half-way through the first...

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1040 Individual Income Tax form for the 2011 tax year belonging to President Barack Obama and his wife, first lady Michelle Obama.

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1040 Individual Income Tax form for the 2011 tax year belonging to President Barack Obama and his wife, first lady Michelle Obama.

Obama on Look at Romney’s Taxes: `This is Pretty Standard Stuff’

President Barack Obama suggests that Mitt Romney’s disclosure of personal tax returns is a question of seeing whether everyone is “playing by the same rules.” Obama already has suggested, in campaign ads on TV, that Romney is not –with ads...

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Riot police run past a burning barricade during a miner's strike in Vega del Rey, Spain, on June 4, 2012.

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Riot police run past a burning barricade during a miner's strike in Vega del Rey, Spain, on June 4, 2012.

Obama Urging European Action

President Barack Obama, citing “headwinds” still working against economic recovery in the United States, today urged European leaders to take steps to avert another recession there that could ripple through the American economy. “Keep in mind that this obviously can...

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