Speaking to reporters at the White House this morning, the president decried the "carnival barkers" who have been asking for proof he was born in Hawaii.
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April 27, 2011 "We do not have time for this kind of silliness," the president says of the so-called birthers movement that has been questioning — even though officials in Hawaii long ago offered evidence of the president's birth there in 1961 — where he was born.
April 21, 2011 A few minutes into Mr. Obama's comments at a San Francisco fundraiser, a woman stood up and said, "We wrote a song for you, Mr. President." Then the group at table began to sing. As they did, they held up signs that said "Free Bradley Manning."
President Obama, on Tuesday in Annandale, Va.
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April 21, 2011 Viewed quarterly, his current rating is above those of Reagan, Carter and Clinton at the same points in their presidencies. It's below those of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon and both Bushes
President Obama and WFAA-TV's Brad Watson.
April 20, 2011 There's been a lot of chatter about the president's advice to a reporter that he should "let me finish my answers." And about the reporter's interruptions. But a viewing of the complete interview may have you wondering what the fuss is about.
President Obama at today's town hall in Annandale, Va.
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April 19, 2011 In his first public forum since he laid out his deficit plan in a speech last week, the president defended his proposal to roll back Bush-era tax cuts for high earners, and said he would not gut spending on education, infrastructure and research.
April 13, 2011 ABC News caught the "action" this afternoon as Vice President Biden appeared to nod off for a moment during President Obama's speech on deficit reduction.
President Barack Obama speaks about fiscal policy at George Washington University on April 12, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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April 13, 2011 President Obama delivered a much-anticipated address on his proposals for cutting the federal government's annual budget deficits and reducing the enormous, $14 trillion federal debt. Read through what he had to say.
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Can it be brought under control?
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April 13, 2011 Up to now, the president has kept the commission's work at arms length. He'll deliver an address early this afternoon and lay out his thinking.
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Maya Soetero-Ng, President Obama's half-sister.
April 12, 2011 "He was born in Hawaii. There is a tremendous amount of proof that has already been presented," she says.
The White House lights may be burning a lot in coming months.
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April 9, 2011 It was literally reached at the 11th hour. And in this era of divided government, that could happen a lot in coming months. We look at some of the morning-after analyses of the deal.
April 7, 2011 Robert Titcomb of Hawaii has known the president since they were young. This week, he was charged with soliciting a prostitute.
April 7, 2011 President Obama and congressional leaders met last night. Lawmakers will resume their negotiations today.
Come on back, he says.
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April 6, 2011 But it's still not known whether Republican and Democratic lawmakers will agree to come to another meeting. If a deal isn't struck by midnight Friday, large parts of the federal government could shut down.
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April 5, 2011 The Republican plan, he says, would cut $6.2 trillion in spending over the next 10 years. Read what he and other GOP leaders are proposing.
April 4, 2011 In an e-mail, Twitter message and video, the Democratic president lets supporters know he is — as expected — going to seek a second term.
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