White House Takes Stock Of Financial Crisis Five Years Later

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At the White House Saturday, President Obama said he would seek congressional approval before taking action in Syria. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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President Obama's Full Speech

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Female rebel fighters gather in Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Saturday to protest what they claim was a chemical attack by pro-government forces in a suburb of Damascus. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama during his news conference Tuesday at the White House. Larry Downing /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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President Obama's April 30, 2013, news conference

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President Obama is expected to nominate Gina McCarthy, currently assistant administrator with the Environmental Protection Agency, to head the agency on Monday. The nomination requires a Senate confirmation. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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President Obama To Nominate New EPA, Budget And Energy Heads

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