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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
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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House Speaker John Boehner / Getty Images

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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Congressman Bill Keating
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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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Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

Obama Urges More “Chip” Technology In Credit Cards

President Obama is making moves aimed at making government credit and debit cards more secure.

Visiting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in DC, Obama issued an executive order shifting magnetic strip cards to cards with more secure chip technology

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Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Obama Urges More Aggressive Monitoring Of Ebola Patients

President Barack Obama says the U.S. monitoring of Ebola must be "much more aggressive.' He says federal health teams must respond to future cases within 24 hours.

Obama says the second case of an infected nurse in Dallas highlights the need to ramp up efforts to confront the disease that has struck West Africa and has reached U

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Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images

Obama: No Quick Fixes With ISIS

President Obama is warning that there can be no quick fixes in the campaign against ISIS.

At Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, Obama praised the roughly 60 nations that have joined the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq and Syria

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