Obama: Congress Needs to Help Rehire Teachers
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the failure by Congress to act on his jobs bill is preventing teachers from being rehired. During his weekly address Saturday, Obama said over the past three years, 250,000 teachers have lost their jobs.  He says appr ...

Coughlin bashes Congress; Obama applauds
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Maybe President Obama will take Tom Coughlin on the campaign trail. ...

Obama pushes Congress to help states hire teachers
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President Barack Obama wants Congress to help states rehire teachers and act on a key part of last year's jobs bill. He says the last thing the U.S. needs is to have fewer teachers in our schools., President Barack Obama wants Congress to help stat ...

Obama pushes Congress to help states hire teachers
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Washington— President Barack Obama wants Congress to help states rehire teachers and act on a key part of last year's jobs bill. He says the last thing the U.S. needs is to have fewer teachers in our schools. ...

Obama: Keep Teachers on the Job
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Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo President Obama is urging lawmakers to help financially strapped states put teachers back to work, arguing that “when states struggle, it’s up to Congress to step in and help out.” “Nationwide, over the past three years, schoo ...

Teachers not ‘doing fine’: Can Obama find his footing on recovery?
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President Obama urged Congress – again – to pass his $450 billion American Jobs Act to shore up public sector jobs, particularly some 250,000 teaching positions lost in the last three years. ...

Obama pushes Congress to help states hire teachers
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President Barack Obama wants Congress to help states rehire teachers and act on a key part of last year's jobs bill. He says the last thing the U.S. needs is to have fewer teachers in our schools. ...

Obama's Weekly Address: Keeping Teachers on the Job
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President Obama is urging lawmakers to help financially strapped states put teachers back to work, arguing that “when states struggle, it’s up to Congress to step in and help out.” “Nationwide, over the past three years, school districts have lost ov ...

Obama’s remarks are incriminating: “Doing fine”
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President Obama said this week that “The private sector is doing fine.”I tried to figure what he meant by that. The point that he may have been making is that Congress needs to act on his public... ...

Obama campaign woos Hispanics with TV, radio ads
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Her Latin American background is clear in her speech as Lynnette Acosta talks about how President Barack Obama's health care plan could help a diabetic neighbor. ...

President Obama’s basketball love affair has roots in Hawaii high school team
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To say that President Obama loves basketball understates the role of the sport in his life. He has been devoted to the game for 40 years now, ever since the father he did not know and never saw again gave him his first ball during a brief Christmast ...

Cher, her mom and son Chaz meet President Obama
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Cher got to meet President Barack Obama this past Wednesday, and like the good daughter she is, she took her mom along with her for the event. Cher’s mom, Georgia Holt, upstaged the event simply by being... ...

Obama to Congress: Help keep teachers employed
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President Obama urged Congress to renew aid to states and local governments so that they can avoid layoffs of teachers. ...

Politico's Evan Thomas Contradicts Michelle Obama: 'You Can’t Count' on President 'To Make the Tough Decisions'
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Michelle Obama said at a campaign stop in Philadelphia Wednesday, "When we need a leader to make the hard decisions to keep this country moving forward, you know you can count on my husband, your president." On PBS's Inside Washington Friday, Politi ...

Don Rickles' racist Obama joke shocks
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Legendary comedian Don Rickles, 86, took a comedic shot at President Barack Obama this week. While speaking at the American Film Institute’s tribute to often-times controversial actress Shirley MacLaine, Rickles – known for his... ...

New information confirms extensive Obama spying on Americans
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New information published today by Politico confirms previously reported news stories indicating extensive spying on Americans by the Obama Administration and the President's reelection campaign.The Obama campaign employs over 150 "... ...

Obama blames Congress for inaction on jobs while Romney calls president ‘out of touch’
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President Obama on Friday sought to deploy the game- changing powers of his office against a grim political week during which the economy, the polls and even some of his Democratic allies seemed to conspire against him. Read full article ...

Obama applauds Giants, Coughlin rips Congress at White House
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The Super Bowl XLVI champion New York Giants gathered at the White House Friday to be honored by President Obama. ...

Analysis: Drive toward U.S. fiscal cliff takes election detour
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If ever there was a case for putting off until tomorrow what could be done today, the deeply divided U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama have found one in the "fiscal cliff" decisions they face. It's not that all 535 membe ...

Obama Meets Girl Scouts At The White House
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After spending most of the day slamming Congress for not acting on his proposals to boost the economy, President Obama took some time to meet with some exceptional Girl Scouts in the Oval Office. The president met with eight recipients of the Girl Sc ...

Obama: Security leakers will suffer
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President Obama yesterday insisted the White House wasn’t behind national security leaks that wound up in flattering news stories.Stung by criticism that his aides were dishing secrets to The New York Times and other media to bolster his re-election ...

Obama Warns Eurozone Crisis Could Drag Down U.S.
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In a news conference Friday morning, President Obama urged Congress to act on his proposals to create jobs. He also warned of the risks Europe could pose to the U.S. economy. And he rejected accusations that his White House leaked classified national ...

Obama's Self-Serving Leaks, His Selective Outrage and the Need for a Special Counsel
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President Obama is offended by accusations that his administration has leaked national security secrets.?? However, a review of the record reveals that the White House was not offended by the leaks themselves, at least not until members of Congress e ...

Obama: Congress, Europe must stem economic crisis
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The economy at risk, President Barack Obama accused Republicans on Friday of pursuing policies that would weaken the U.S. recovery and simultaneously urged European leaders to prevent a looming overseas debt crisis from dragging down the rest of the ...

Obama: Congress, Europe Must Stem Economic Crisis
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(WASHINGTON) — The economy at risk, President Barack Obama accused Republicans on Friday of pursuing policies that would weaken the U.S. recovery, and he simultaneously urged Europe’s leaders to prevent an overseas debt crisis from dragging down the ...

Obama praises Giants, jokes about Congress
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A New York Giants lucky song gave President Obama an idea about working with Congress. ...

Obama calls on Congress to pass jobs bill, urges European leaders to act agressively to tackle economic challenges
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WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday called on Congress to pass his jobs bill that he says would put many Americans back to work and also urged European leaders to act aggressively in taking on the continent's economic challenges. Originall ...

'Private sector is doing fine'? Obama retracts as GOP mocks
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President Obama's remark that the sagging economy is due to cuts in public-sector jobs riled Republicans in Congress, who pledge to extend the Bush tax cuts and repeal health-care reform. ...

Obama: Congress, Europe must stem economic crisis
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The economy at risk, President Barack Obama accused Republicans on Friday of pursuing policies that would weaken the U.S. recovery, and he simultaneously urged Europe's leaders to prevent an overseas debt crisis from dragging down the rest of the wor ...

HANSON: From hope and change to fear and smear
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Barack Obama lately has been accusing presumptive rival Mitt Romney of not waging his campaign in the nice (but losing) manner of John McCain in 2008. But a more marked difference can be seen in President Obama himself, whose style and record bear n ...

Obama tells Congress, Europe to get in gear
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In a news conference, President Obama capped a tough political week by blaming Congress (again) for failing to pass his jobs plan and urging Europe to address its financial crisis. ...

Obama's Truman Strategy Will Not Work
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President Obama?s news conference today on jobs and the economy offered nothing new. He blamed the Congress and Republicans specifically. The president's remarks on the economy and Congress echo President Truman's on the 'Do-Nothing' Republican Congr ...

Obama to Congress: Adopt jobs plan
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Congress should adopt a jobs plan and other economic legislation to help counter economic "headwinds" from Europe holding back U.S. economic recovery, President Barack Obama said Friday. ...

Obama raising money at $40,000-a-ticket event
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President Barack Obama is raising money for his re-election campaign at a $40,000-per-ticket even in Washington. ...

New polls show Obama’s approval rating near 50%, Congress down to 17%
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Despite what was universally regarded as a bad week for the White House, President Obama’s approval rating remains steady, near the crucial 50 percent mark for an incumbent. Congress, on the other hand, continues to suffer from an... ...

Obama news conference signals rising concern about economy
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WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Friday prodded European leaders to take further steps to stabilize thier financial system while urging Congress to act on his jobs proposals at home, twin moves that signaled rising concern in his administration about ...

Summer blockbuster brewing between Obama, Romney
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For the past three summers, President Barack Obama and his family have vacationed on Martha's Vineyard, an island retreat for the wealthy just south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. They're unlikely to go back this year. With Obama ...

Obama tells Congress, European leaders to improve the economy, avert a crisis
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President Obama on Friday put the country’s economic problems on the shoulders of Republicans in Congress, saying their failure to pass his entire jobs bill is keeps Americans out of work. ...

Obama Says Europe Problems Causing Headwinds
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President Obama on Friday urged Congress to "take another look" at his proposals to spark job growth and warned that economic problems in Europe are producing "headwinds" that make Congressional action even more critical. ...

Bam’s Giant inspiration
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WASHINGTON — President Obama and New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin have at least one common desire — a repeat performance at the White House next year. “We both have a goal to get back here next year,” Coughlin said as Obama welcomed him and the res ...

For election favor, Obama looks to Merkel, again
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BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Last time Barack Obama wanted Angela Merkel's help getting elected, she rebuffed a seemingly modest request from the junior senator from Illinois to hold a presidential campaign rally at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate. ...

Obama: Leak Accusations 'Wrong' and 'Offensive'
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President Obama adamantly denied accusations that his administration intentionally leaked classified national security information to boost his re-election campaign. “The notion that my White House would purposefully release classified national secu ...

Why Mitt Romney raised more money than President Obama in May
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Mitt Romney raised $16 million more in campaign cash in May than Obama did. That's a reversal of fortune from April, when Obama prevailed by $11 million. Here are three reasons for the big shift. ...


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