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Hagel Out As Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is headed out the door. President Obama announced Hagel's resignation in a statement at the White House. Obama praised Hagel's tenure as defense chief and called him a great friend

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Obama: Keep Protests Peaceful In Ferguson

President Barack Obama says his message to Ferguson, Missouri, as it awaits a grand jury's decision in this summer's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man is to keep protests peaceful.

Obama says everyone has the right to express their views and to peacefully assemble to protest actions they think are unjust

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Obama Outlines Immigration Plan

President Obama is poised to issue a sweeping executive order on immigration. Addressing the nation from the White House, the President said the U.S. immigration system is broken and must be repaired

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President Obama Says He Did Not Lie About Obamacare

The President says comments from a consultant about American voters shouldn't cast a shadow on his signature healthcare reforms.

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U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch / Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

Obama To Announce New Attorney General

President Barack Obama has chosen a federal prosecutor in New York to become the next attorney general.

The White House says in a statement that Obama intends to nominate U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as the head of the Justice Department

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U.S. Military Holds Flag Casing Ceremony In Baghdad As Troops Pullout Of Country
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Obama Okays More Troops To Iraq

President Obama is authorizing deployment of up to 15-hundred additional U.S. troops to Iraq.

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby called it an ongoing, non-combat role. The move effectively doubles the U

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Obama Presents Medal Of Honor To Desendant Of Civil War Hero

President Barack Obama has presented the nation's highest military honor to a Union Army officer who was killed more than 150 years ago during the Battle of Gettysburg.

Obama says he's aware he may not be president today if it weren't for the bravery of First Lt

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Boehner Warns The President On Immigration

GOP House Speaker John Boehner is warning President Obama to think twice before trying to reform the nation's immigration system through executive actions. He said it would "poison the well."

The President has vowed to do what he can to reform immigration because of congressional inaction

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Bill Keating Wins Re-Election In 9th Congressional District

Democratic U.S. Rep. William Keating has won his re-election bid, defeating Republican challenger John Chapman in Massachusetts' 9th Congressional District.

After last year's Boston Marathon bombing, Keating pushed for an amendment to encourage stronger intelligence sharing among federal, state and local law enforcement agencies

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UMass Dartmouth Professor Weighs In On Elections

Tuesday's elections are expected to restore power in the senate to Republicans.

UMass Dartmouth Political Science professor Kenneth Manning says President Obama's low approval rating is spurning the change of heart in Americans

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