September 1, 2011 The season's first game kicks off next Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET. The pre-game show starts at 7:30 p.m. ET. The president's due to address a joint session of Congress that evening.
August 16, 2011 Fresh off his strong second place finish in Iowa's Ames Straw Poll, Ron Paul has a new campaign ad called "The One" in which he is portrayed as an entirely different type of leader than the"smooth-talking politicians" he's competing against for the presidency.
Marines pause during an operation earlier this month in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
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June 21, 2011 There will be more tough choices to make about troop levels next year and the years beyond. And the keys to success in Afghanistan will be the training of Afghan forces and peace talks with the Taliban, some observers say.
June 21, 2011 The White House says the president hasn't yet made a final decision. But news reports are detailing some projected numbers. The announcement is expected Wednesday.
June 17, 2011 The four politicos will have a golf summit on Saturday. What if you could tee it up with one of them?
June 14, 2011 "I remain deeply concerned the Congress has not been provided answers from the executive branch to fundamental questions regarding the Libya mission," the speaker writes.
June 6, 2011: Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) admits to inappropriate Internet exchanges and lying about them.
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June 14, 2011 The president weighed in on the scandal over the married congressman's sexually charged Internet exchanges. He's joined fellow Democrats in pressuring Weiner to leave.
President Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel during the official arrival ceremony for the German leader at the White House this morning (June 7, 2011).
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June 7, 2011 The president and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a news conference today at the White House. Later, Merkel will be awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom and will be honored at a State Dinner.
President Obama, accompanied by Commons Speaker John Bercow and Lords Speaker Baroness Helen Hayman, as he entered Westminster Hall.
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May 25, 2011 The speech, aides say, was the centerpiece of his six-day, four-nation European trip. He stressed the importance of the U.S.-U.K. relationship, saying that the "enduring allies" play critical roles in shaping world events to come.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Obama earlier today (May 25, 2011).
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May 25, 2011 The two leaders took questions on the NATO actions in Afghanistan and Libya, and other topics. Later, Obama will address parliament.
Stuck on a bump. One of the limousines in the president's motorcade, Monday in Dublin.
May 24, 2011 Thanks to the wonders of the Internet and citizen journalism, we can all watch the replay. Check out the oohs, aahs, laughs and boos as the motorcade came to a grinding halt.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama talked with Prince William, duke of Cambridge and Catherine, duchess of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace earlier today (May 24, 2011).
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May 24, 2011 The newlyweds met the American president and first lady today in Buckingham Palace.
May 23, 2011 For the second year in a row, his travel plans have been disrupted by volcanic eruptions in Iceland. In April 2010, he did not attend the funeral of Polish President Lech Kaczynski because of ash that was floating over parts of Europe.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama in the Oval Office today (May 20, 2011).
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May 20, 2011 One day after President Obama said the U.S. wants those lines to be the basis for peace talks, the Israeli prime minister repeated his opposition. Obama said he still believes "it is possible to shape a deal."
President Obama, during his address at the State Department on Thursday (May 19, 2011).
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May 20, 2011 Few things are dissected as carefully and debated as passionately as what a U.S. president says about the Middle East peace process. Obama's statement that the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on pre-1967 lines is getting scrutinized.
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