President Obama named Gen. Petraeus to replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal as top commander of the U.S. Force in Afghanistan.
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June 23, 2010 In a statement, the president said that he had made "a difficult decision" to accept the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal.
June 22, 2010 President Barack Obama said Gen. Stanley McChrystal and his team showed poor judgment but wanted to talk with the officer first before taking action.
June 22, 2010 Gen. McChrystal is toast as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, if history's a guide.
June 22, 2010 Gen. McChrystal will have President Obama's 'undivided' focus at their meeting, Robert Gibbs vows.
June 18, 2010 Obama Kicks Off 'Recovery Summer' With Ohio Pitstop
June 15, 2010 Republicans Accuse President Obama Of Oil-Spill Politics
June 15, 2010 Questions trail President Barack Obama's Gulf Speech
June 15, 2010 President Barack Obama Oval Office Gulf Speech
June 15, 2010 Former Justice Official To Lead Oil Industry Regulator
Frustrated? Yes. Reassuring? That's still to be determined.
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May 27, 2010 President Obama, in a nationally televised news conference, defended his administration's role in dealing with the oil spill in the Gulf.
March 19, 2009 No sitting president has ever gone on a late night comedy show... until now. Should the President of the United States grace the couch of a comedy show?
February 10, 2009 For the first time, a journalist from a web-based periodical asks a question during a prime-time presidential press conference.
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