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  • Is the Louisiana Senate race at a turning point?

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who has repeatedly found a way to win in a predominantly red state, is stuck at the lowest point of her 2014 campaign.

  • White House: Obama golfs for 'clearing of the mind'

    The White House on Friday defended President Obama for spending so much time on the golf course amid growing crises abroad and domestically.

  • White House tries to comply with Supreme Court ruling on birth control

    The Obama administration said for-profit companies like Hobby Lobby can avoid paying for their employees' birth control costs through the same Obamacare exemption given to religious groups.

  • Obama, realist or defeatist?

    President Obama, depending on whom you ask, has crawled into a shell either because he can't change Washington or is simply smart enough to recognize the limitations of his office.

  • Obama faces growing criticism of program giving cops grenade launchers

    President Obama hasn't waded into the escalating debate over the rapid militarization of local police departments. Politically, however, he can't stay silent for long.

  • Most blacks satisfied with Obama's response to Ferguson, poll finds

    A New York Times/CBS News survey shows that a clear majority of blacks support President Obama's handling of the violent clashes in the St. Louis suburb, with just 20 percent dissatisfied.

  • In Ferguson, the rise of Eric Holder

    As Holder arrived in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to address the police shooting of an unarmed teenager, it was clear that the attorney general had emerged as arguably President Obama's most-trusted confidant rather than the source of consternation that once frustrated so many White House officials.

  • Eric Holder to Ferguson: I was harassed by cops

    Attorney General Eric Holder told Ferguson, Mo., residents on Wednesday that he could relate to their suspicion of police officers, hoping to calm tensions in the St. Louis suburb rocked by repeated clashes between cops and protesters.

  • Obama's domestic agenda forgotten as Ferguson takes over spotlight

    Unrest over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., has completely overshadowed President Obama's domestic priorities, the latest in a string of crises that have derailed the president's agenda.

  • Eric Holder pledges 'fair' investigation ahead of Ferguson visit

    "This is my pledge to the people of Ferguson: Our investigation into this matter will be full, it will be fair, and it will be independent," Holder wrote in an op-ed for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

  • Former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe joining Uber

    David Plouffe, the former campaign manager and senior adviser for President Obama, is joining Uber, the company announced Tuesday.

  • Obama offers no clues on why he returned to Washington

    Those speculating that Obama halted his vacation to make a bombshell announcement will have to wait a few more hours before the president returns to Martha's Vineyard on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Obama on Ferguson: 'Gulf of mistrust' between cops and community

    President Obama on Monday lamented the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., saying the episode showcased the distrust that minorities in many communities have of their local police officers.

  • Races view Ferguson shooting differently, poll says

    The Pew Research Center survey found that 80 percent of black respondents said the death of the St. Louis-area teenager “raises important issues about race,â€ï¿½ compared to just 37 percent of white people surveyed.

  • Obama administration wants fewer out-of-school suspensions

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday praised a suburban Washington school system for revising its rules to move away from out-of-school suspensions.



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