Obama’s Approval Rating Improves As Healthcare Drag Eases

Obama’s Approval Rating Improves As Healthcare Drag Eases

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's job approval ratings have improved, if only slightly, from a low point during the winter, a trend ...

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Labor Raises Pressure On Obama To Act On Immigration Reform

Labor Raises Pressure On Obama To Act On Immigration Reform

As House Republicans continue to block any progress toward comprehensive immigration reform, President Barack Obama is taking increasing criticism from pro-immigration reform advo ...

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Obama Has Some Convincing To Do On Asia Tour

Obama Has Some Convincing To Do On Asia Tour

By Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Two and a half years after President Barack Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic ...

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Washington Veteran Neil Eggleston Named As White House Counsel

Washington Veteran Neil Eggleston Named As White House Counsel

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is turning to Neil Eggleston, a veteran of the Whitewater and Iran-Contra confrontations betwe ...

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Obama At Fort Hood Memorial: ‘Tragedy Brings Us Together Again’

Obama At Fort Hood Memorial: ‘Tragedy Brings Us Together Again’

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times FORT HOOD, Texas -- Five years after he sought to comfort soldiers devastated by the deadliest attack on a U.S. military base, President ...

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Study: 9.3 Million Have Gained Health Insurance Under Obamacare

Study: 9.3 Million Have Gained Health Insurance Under Obamacare

The RAND Corporation is out with new Obamacare enrollment numbers today, based on their latest survey of the health insurance market. The key takeaway is that the study estimates ...

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Obama To Visit Site Of Deadly Washington State Landslide

Obama To Visit Site Of Deadly Washington State Landslide

By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times SEATTLE -- One month after the Washington state landslide that killed at least 34, President Barack Obama is planning to survey the destruc ...

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President To Advance Pay Equity Through Executive Orders

President To Advance Pay Equity Through Executive Orders

Advancing the fight for pay equity, President Barack Obama will sign two executive orders this week meant to close the persistent wage gap between women and men. The first measure ...

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In Michigan, Obama Assails Republican Economic Policies As ‘Mean’

In Michigan, Obama Assails Republican Economic Policies As ‘Mean’

By Christi Parsons and Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Republicans are "not necessarily cold-hearted" in their economic poli ...

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Obama Pushes ‘Raise’ For America During Speech On Minimum Wage

Obama Pushes ‘Raise’ For America During Speech On Minimum Wage

By Zlati Meyer, Detroit Free Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- President Barack Obama urged support of his plan to raise the national minimum wage to help Americans out of poverty in a sp ...

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