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President Barack Obama speaks as former aide Samantha Power, left, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, right, and incumbent National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, second left, listen during a personnel announcement at the Rose Garden of the White House on June 5, 2013 in Washington, DC.
President Barack Obama had a back-handed compliment for Susan Rice, his friend and counsel and new National Security Adviser — as well as able tennis-player. (He has played basketball with her brother.) “It runs in the family — throwing the...
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