President Obama waves after speaking at a UPS facility in Las Vegas on Thursday. Nevada is one stop on the president's latest road trip focusing on the economy.
January 26, 2012 Amid all the rancor, there is some common ground among Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney and President Obama: worker retraining. It's an issue with broad political appeal, particularly in Florida where the job situation remains bleak.
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President Obama tours Conveyor Engineering and Manufacturing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday.
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January 25, 2012 President Obama kicked off a three-day re-election road tour Wednesday, starting out at a manufacturing plant in Iowa. The president is promoting job growth in the manufacturing industry while defending the government's bailout of the auto industry.
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December 12, 2011 The United States is officially asking Iran for the return of a drone surveillance aircraft lost earlier this month, although officials do not have high hopes that the U.S. will ever see it again.
December 8, 2011 Republican presidential contenders have said the president engages in appeasement when it comes to foreign policy. His response pointed to the May killing of the al-Qaida leader.
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.
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