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President Obama speaks at a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama Takes Questions Only From Women, Apparently A White House First

President Obama made history at his press conference Friday — simply by which reporters he called upon.

December 19, 2014
US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference on December 19, 2014 in Washington

Obama: Sony Made ‘Mistake’ In Pulling North Korea Film

The president had some harsh words for Sony over pulling ‘The Interview.’

December 19, 2014
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Obama Vows To Work With Republican Congress

Find out what the president had to say about the GOP’s big gains.

November 5, 2014
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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Holds Press Conference

At 11:30am EDT, President Barack Obama will hold a press conference from Newport, Wales. Live video of the press conference will be available below: AFP Photo/Saul Loeb

September 5, 2014
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Officials Defend Release Of Graphic Robin Williams Suicide Details

Los Angeles Times Marin County, Calif., officials are defending their decision to release graphic details about Robin Williams’ suicide. They have faced some criticism on social media for a press conference Tuesday in which officials laid out how Williams died and how he was found. An official with the sheriff’s office said the release of […]

August 14, 2014
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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Holds News Conference

At 5pm, EST, President Barack Obama will hold a news conference at the end of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. Live video will be available below: JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV AFP Photo/Saul Loeb

August 6, 2014

Obama Sympathizes With Occupy Wall Street — Sort Of

A sign of the growing political potency and media taking notice of the Occupy Wall Street protests: Obama got back-to-back questions about it at his press conference just now. The protest “expresses frustrations the American people feel,” he said. “The protesters are giving voice to a more broad-based frustration about how our financial system works.” […]

October 6, 2011
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