Obama Takes Responsibility For Gulf Oil Spill
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Obama Takes New Steps To Deal With Gulf Spill
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Obama To Address Off-Shore Drilling
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President Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Tuesday. Obama was headed to California for a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Democrats Weigh Best Use Of Obama In Midterms
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As Spill Gets Bigger, So Does White House PR Problem
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June Runoff To Decide Senate Primary In Arkansas
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Will This Year's Midterm Elections Mirror 1994?
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Primary Voters: Out With The Old, In With The New
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Environmental Politics Stretch Wide As Spill's Spread
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Desire For 'Change' Threatens Incumbents
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Sen. Bennett Ousted At Utah GOP Convention
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Obama Seeks To Woo Latinos With Immigration Push
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Can Washington Embrace The Value-Added Tax?
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Washington Girds For Deficit, Debt Debate
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President Obama, pictured last week at a signing ceremony at the Department of Interior, said in his January State of the Union address that the government "faces a deficit of trust" that has been growing for years. A new Pew poll supports his contention. Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Distrust Of Government Undermines Obama's Support
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