Survey: Americans Are Grumpy About Economic Recovery

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President Obama plays golf on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts on Thursday. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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For Obama, August Is The Cruelest Month

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President Obama meets with Attorney General Eric Holder in the Oval Office of the White House on Monday. Holder is traveling to Ferguson, Mo., where a federal investigation is under way in the police shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager who was unarmed. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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With Ferguson, Obama Forced To Confront Race Yet Again

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Obama Suspends Summer Vacation To Debrief On Issues At Home And Abroad

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President Obama pauses while speaking Thursday about the situation in Ferguson, Mo., during his family vacation on Martha's Vineyard. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Left And Right Unite In Criticizing Ferguson Police Response

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President Obama announced new economic sanctions against Russia at the White House on Tuesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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In Obama's Foreign Policy, Some See Patience; Some See Passivity

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Ireland (shown here in this Dingle Peninsula photo) has been among the greenest pastures for countries seeking to reduce their tax liabilities through a process called "corporate inversion." iStockphoto hide caption

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White House Urges Lawmakers To Address Popular Tax Dodge

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Traffic passes a construction zone at the interchange of U.S. Highway 65 and Interstate 80 on May 30 in Altoona, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Congress Pulls A Smooth Maneuver To Make Highway Payments

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House Speaker John Boehner at a Capitol Hill news conference last month. He said Wednesday that the Republican-controlled House will file a lawsuit accusing President Obama of failing to carry out laws passed by Congress. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House GOP Plows Forward With Plans To Sue Obama

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Perry Meeting On Immigration Crisis Constructive, Obama Says

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President Obama greets a woman at Wazee Supper Club in Denver on Tuesday. He was in Colorado this week speaking about the economy and raising money for congressional candidates. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Obama Stumps In Colorado, With Women's Vote As Backdrop

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Obama To Ask Congress For $2B To Ease Immigration Crisis

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Lawmakers Pitch A Gas Tax Hike To Replenish Dwindling Highway Funds

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Birth Control Ruling Is A Setback For White House

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Supreme Court To Rule On Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

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