President Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act on Thursday in Largo, Md. In the latest fiscal fight with Republicans, the president is lacking a partner to make a deal with — or even to vilify. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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In Washington's Fiscal Tango, Obama's Lacking A Dance Partner

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In U.N. Speech, Obama Calls For Diplomacy, U.S. Engagement

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Obama To Appear Before U.N. General Assembly

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at last year's congressional picnic on the South Lawn of the White House. This year, the picnic — seen as a chance for lawmakers to socialize beyond party lines — was canceled. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Obama's Passing Up Chances To Turn On The Charm

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Navy Yard Is The Latest Mass Shooting During Obama's Tenure

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Five Years After Collapse, Obama Paints Mixed Economic Picture

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White House Takes Stock Of Financial Crisis Five Years Later

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President Obama holds a press conference in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Friday on the sideline of the G-20 summit. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syria Puts Obama's Multilateralist Philosophy To The Test

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Obama's Sudden Shift On Syria

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Key Members Of Congress Briefed On Syria Intelligence

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Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech at an iftar dinner with political and religious figures in Damascus, Syria, on Aug. 4. In Syria, many different religious groups live in an often uneasy mix. While the country is primarily Sunni Arab, the government is run by minority Alawites like Assad — adherents of an offshoot of Shiite Islam. AP/SANA hide caption

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Why Syria Is More Complicated Than Libya

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World Reacts To Alleged Syrian Chemical Attack

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President Obama is seen on a video camera as he delivers a speech in Youngstown, Ohio, in 2010. In addition to footage of official events, the White House now has thousands of hours of behind-the-scenes video that it will archive. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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Future Historians: Good Luck Sifting Through Obama Video

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1972 Miami Dolphins Honored For Winning Season, 40 Years Late

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Obama Calls For Transparency In Surveillance Operations

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