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President Barack Obama orders food at Nancy's restaurant in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on August 13, 2013, during the Obama family vacation to Martha's Vineyard.

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President Barack Obama orders food at Nancy's restaurant in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on August 13, 2013, during the Obama family vacation to Martha's Vineyard.

Obama Delivers Friend’s Fried Feast

President Barack Obama may not be doing dishes these days, but he does deliver. Here is further proof of Obama’s devotion to his friend and senior adviser Valerie Jarrett: He ventured out in a rainstorm on Martha’s Vineyard on his...

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President Barack Obama arrives for a press conference with Senegal's President following meetings at the Presidential Palace in Dakar, on June 27, 2013.

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President Barack Obama arrives for a press conference with Senegal's President following meetings at the Presidential Palace in Dakar, on June 27, 2013.

Obama: Supreme Court ‘Made a Mistake’ on Voting Rights

President Barack Obama, traveling in Africa today, said the Supreme Court “made a mistake” in overturning the section of the Voting Rights Act requiring federal pre-clearance for voting changes in several states. The enforcement sections of the 1965-vintage law were...

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Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc.

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Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc.

State of Union Guest List Offers Clues to Speech Content

For clues about the topics President Barack Obama will cover in his State of the Union address tonight, just peruse a guest list for the event. Of the 24 guests slated to join Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett in the...

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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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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention.

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention.

Ohio’s Kasich Accepting Medicaid Expansion Under ‘Obama-care’

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, an opponent of President Barack Obama’s federal health care program, has joined Republican governors in states including Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico in saying he supports the state accepting the Medicaid expansion under the law. Kasich...

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Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Barack Obama, during an interview in San Francisco.

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Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Barack Obama, during an interview in San Francisco.

Obama Should’ve Gotten Out More: Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Jarrett, President Barack Obama’s senior adviser, flies in the front of Air Force One with him and dines with him on vacation and at the White House residence. Yet, as she assessed the president’s first term today, she expressed...

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President Barack Obama with senior adviser Valerie Jarrett in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago.

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President Barack Obama with senior adviser Valerie Jarrett in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Obama, Romney Crossed Paths in Chicago; Romney Left With Millions

President Barack Obama is headed home to Chicago this weekend for the family wedding of a close friend and adviser. Republican Mitt Romney passed through last night to raise some campaign cash on the president’s home turf. Romney raised more...

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