In Kansas City, Obama Brushes Off House GOP's Vote To Sue Him

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Central American Leaders Stop By White House To Talk Border Crisis

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Glenn Beck Takes His Campaign Against Common Core To The Big Screen

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Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, greets Enis Sullivan, 101, during a visit to XMA Corp. in Manchester, N.H., on March 25. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Congress And Biden Aim For Job Training That Actually Leads To Jobs

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President Obama speaks in front of the Interstate 495 bridge near Wilmington, Del., on Thursday. Obama said he supports the temporary highway bill passed by the House last week — but he doesn't like it. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's Hard To Kick

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Obama Unrolls New Sanctions Against Russia

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Darlena Cunha says that she wrote her essay about her family's temporary poverty so her twin daughters would learn not to judge people on government assistance. Courtesy of Darlena Cunha hide caption

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A Mother's Essay Challenges Assumptions About Poverty

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D.C. Fort Was The Site Of Lincoln's Close Call

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Campaign spending in the Kentucky Senate race between GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes could reach $100 million. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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What Could $100 Million Buy You — Besides Campaign Ads In Kentucky?

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Sure, you can play the triangle — but can you play it well? iStockphoto.com hide caption

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How To Be A Professional Triangle Player In 17 Easy Steps

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When NPR's Tamara Keith was 15 years old, she embarked on a letter-writing campaign that set her career in motion. Courtesy Keith Family hide caption

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The Letter That Kicked Off A Radio Career

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President Obama sits down to have lunch with Rebekah Erler at Matt's Bar in Minneapolis on Thursday. Obama spent a day with Erler, who wrote the White House about her struggles to make ends meet. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Obama Gets Real, Meeting The Authors Behind White House Letters

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President Obama (aka the bear) walks to lunch at a Chipotle restaurant Monday. Larry Downing/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A Bear On The Loose In Washington

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