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President Obama may not like the bills Congress considers, but he has vetoed only two of them.
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May 9, 2013 President Obama may not like the bills Congress considers, but he rarely vetoes them. In fact, Obama has vetoed fewer pieces of legislation than any president since Martin Van Buren. It's not just because Congress is sending him fewer bills.
January 5, 2011 Ohio Republican John Boehner has been elected speaker of the House for the 112th Congress, as expected.
A vehicle drives down the flooded runway at Rockhampton Airport in Australia after the swollen Fitzroy River broke its banks and inundated much of the city.
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January 5, 2011 Congress opens; Australia floods unprecedented; son of Iran's deposed Shah commits suicide;
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