May 25, 2011 Midwest tornadoes kill 9 people in three states; French Finance Minister decides to run for head of International Monetary Fund; President Obama to speak to British parliament
May 3, 2011 The past 36 hours have provided endless smirks in offices and at home while coworkers, television anchors and maybe even family members mix up President Barack Obama and Osama bin Laden.
March 21, 2011 Obama in Brazil; Haiti election; Wikileaks in Mexico; storm in Los Angeles; sick marathoners
March 4, 2011 During this year's Super Bowl, President Obama created a stir by offering guests at the White House beer that he'd brewed himself. And now the president reportedly plans to have another batch of his homebrew on hand March 17 for St. Patrick's Day.
March 3, 2011 President Obama says that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi must bow to the will of anti-government forces in his country and end his rule. The president also promised U.S. help in coping with refugees fleeing the violence in Libya.
February 28, 2011 States unhappy with the new federal health care law may be able to create their own version of the overahaul in 2014 — not 2017, as the law currently states. President Barack Obama told a gathering of the nation's governors Monday that he's open to amending the law.
Michelle Obama, left, stands with Carla Bruni-Sarkozy last April in Strasbourg, France.
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January 10, 2011 Nicholas Sarkozy meets Barack Obama at the White House
December 17, 2010 President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan tax bill into law Friday in a Washington ceremony that included members of both parties.
March 5, 2008 at the White House: President George W. Bush endorses the presidential bid of fellow Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona.
November 10, 2010 A story by the Financial Times about what the former president supposedly said has gotten lots of attention, but isn't true, a spokesman for Bush says.
An Afghan boy stands aside a motorbike used by a suicide bomber in Kandahar City on Oct. 23. Two civilians were killed and two others were wounded in the attack.
November 10, 2010 The president will try to ease tensions with other major nations, but some say the U.S. is doing more harm than good to the world economy with its recent stimulus efforts.
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President Obama, during his interview with CBS News' 60 Minutes.
November 5, 2010 The president tells CBS News' 60 Minutes that "leadership isn't just legislation," and that Democrats fared poorly in the elections in part because the White House didn't do a good job "persuading people" and instilling confidence. What do you think?
November 3, 2010 The morning after Democrats received what President Obama calls a "shellacking" that cost them control of the House, the president spoke with reporters on subjects ranging from whether or not he "gets it" to how to help businesses start hiring.
After results came in Tuesday, President Obama called House Minority Leader John Boehner to offer congratulations on Republicans' big gains.
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November 3, 2010 But the president says voters are more upset by the lack of progress on key issues than with the agenda he's pursued.
House Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner, R-OH, ta a campaign event in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday.
November 1, 2010 Both men were in Ohio over the weekend making last-minute appeals to voters before Tuesday's elections. And each made the other a foil in a bid to highlight what's at stake.
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Perriello heard from his constituents -- many of them complaining -- when he supported President Obama's health care overhaul.
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October 28, 2010 The president is rallying Virginia Democrats not by going to a safe precinct but by going to the least safe. And by appearing with Rep. Perriello, he may be saluting the past -- their victories in 2008 -- more than the likelihood of victory in 2010.
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