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By Anita Kumar, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)

WASHINGTON — It’s another presidential first: President Barack Obama joined Facebook Monday.

“Hello, Facebook! I finally got my very own page,” Obama posted. “I hope you’ll think of this as a place where we can have real conversations about the most important issues facing our country – a place where you can hear directly from me, and share your own thoughts and stories.”

The White House launched the POTUS Facebook page with a video of Obama giving a tour of his backyard, also a national park, which allowed him to talk about climate change. He announced he will attend a climate change summit Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

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Photo: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at an Organizing for Action event in Washington November 9, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

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A federal district judge in New York ruled Monday that the U.S. Postal Service has to treat election mail as a priority, another loss for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy in the courts. The judge, Victor Marrero, also ordered that overtime and extra deliveries had to be permitted by the USPS as election mail demands. This came in a suit brought by several candidates for office and New York voters against Donald Trump and DeJoy.

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