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Do You Approve/Disapprove Of President’s Handling Of Iraq Crises? [POLL]

The New York Times has published a poll that finds disapproval in the way President Obama id dealing with the crises in Iraq. The poll, as Politico's Glenn Thrush explains, is paradoxical because Americans may "basically back his foreign policy - but think he's a weakling for pursuing it."

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Obama Hosts White House Summit On Working Families

President Obama wants the government to do more to help working families. Speaking at a White House Summit on Working Families today, the President said people should not have to sacrifice family needs for work demands

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President Salutes Medal Of Honor Winner

A Marine veteran is being honored for conspicuous gallantry in the war in Afghanistan. In a White House ceremony this afternoon, retired Marine Corporal William "Kyle" Carpenter was awarded the Medal of Honor

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Obama Promises “Targeted And Precise” Response In Iraq

President Obama says the U.S. is prepared to take "targeted and precise military action" in Iraq, if necessary. In a White House news briefing today, the President said he is poised to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help curb a growing militant insurgency

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Obama Updates Congressional Leaders On Iraq

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders believe he does not need authorization from Congress for some steps he might take to quell the al-Qaida-inspired insurgency sweeping through Iraq, the Senate's top Republican and Capitol Hill aides said after the president briefed senior lawmakers Wednesday

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Americans Are Opposed to Sending U.S. Troops Back to Iraq to Deal with Crisis

 

President Obama is still weighing a possible military response to the crisis in Iraq, as the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has taken over several cities in the Sunni heartland since last week. But

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Presidnet Obama, appearing in Pittsburgh, answers questions about arrest of Benghazi suspect.  Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
Presidnet Obama, appearing in Pittsburgh, answers questions about arrest of Benghazi suspect. Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

Benghazi Suspect To Face Trial In U.S.

A Libyan militant is facing trial in the United States in the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

President Barack Obama says Ahmed Abu Khattala will face ``the full weight of the American justice system

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Obama On Iraq Insurgency: “We Can’t do It For Them”

President Barack Obama says Iraq's government must make a sincere effort to address sectarian differences, or else U.S. military help won't succeed in curbing the insurgency there.

He says, quote, ``We can't do it for them

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Obama: U.S. Studying All Options In Iraq

President Obama says U.S. officials are looking at all options on Iraq, which may be headed for a bloody civil war. In comments at the White House, Obama said some short-term military options may be necessary, including U

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President Obama Praises D-Day Allied Troops

``These men waged war so that we might know peace.''

That's what President Barack Obama said today of the men who stormed the beaches at Normandy 70 years ago today.

More than 160-thousand allied troops landed on the French coastline in 1944

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