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Text of Obama's statement on air strikes in Iraq

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:40pm EDT

Tags: Iraq

Obama overreaches at D.C. Chipotle (Photo)

Did President Barack Obama abuse his executive power?

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 10:14am EDT

Tags: Chipotle, Twitter

Obama kicks off reboot of "Cosmos" series

President Obama taped a 30-second video message that aired before the first episode of the science series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," hosted by astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. It's a new version of astronomer Carl Sagan's groundbreaking 1980 series "Cosmos."

Sunday - 03/09/2014, 11:25pm EDT

Tags: President Obama, Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson

With no first lady, French leader Hollande visits US focusing on state, not personal, affairs

The French president and President Obama will visit Monticello in Charlottesville Monday, and Arlington National Cemetery Tuesday.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:01pm EST

Tags: Francois Hollande, monticello, Arlington National Cemetery,

Obama to sign increase to minimum wage hike for federal contract workers

The minimum wage for federal contract workers will go up, CBS reports.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 08:34am EST

Tags: minimum wage, federal contractors,


Senate plan to end shutdown emerges

House Speaker John Boehner is telling fellow Republicans that talks with President Barack Obama over ending the partial government shutdown and preventing a federal default have stalled.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 02:35pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, President Obama, John Boehner, House, house of representatives, Senate

Holmes Norton, Gray confront Obama, Reid over D.C. funding

Two D.C. leaders trying to make sure the District continues operations during the federal shutdown had what some described as heated exchanges Wednesday with President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 09:25am EDT

Tags: shutdown, government shutdown, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Vince Gray, Harry Reid, Colleen Kelleher

DC mayor seeks meeting with Obama on US shutdown

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 02:20pm EDT

Tags: Vince Gray, shutdown,

Obama open to name change for Washington Redskins

President Barack Obama says he would "think about changing" the Washington Redskins' name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word many consider offensive to Native Americans.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 05:43am EDT

Tags: President Obama, Redskins, Redskins name

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