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Obama to nominate new transportation secretary

President Barack Obama plans on Monday to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said on Sunday. If confirmed by the US Senate, Foxx would replace Ray

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Obama budget to start deficit-reduction talks

President Barack Obama proposed a $3.77 trillion budget on Wednesday that combines controversial cuts to social safety net programmes with tax increases on the wealthy in a package the White House hopes will jumpstart deficit-reduction talks.

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Obama starts second term in low-key ceremony

President Barack Obama took the official oath for his second term on Sunday at the White House in a small, private ceremony that set a more subdued tone compared to the historic start of his presidency four years ago. Gathered wit

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Rallies across US assail Obama's gun curbs

Pro-gun activists held "high noon" rallies across the United States on Saturday to defend the right to own firearms that they say is being threatened by President Barack Obama's gun-control proposals. The US debate o

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Obama promises gun control action early next year

President Barack Obama vowed to press for tighter gun laws early next year, as he sought to turn national outrage over the Connecticut school massacre into action to ban assault weapons and ensure better background checks on gun buyers.

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Hopes rise for 'fiscal cliff' as Obama, Boehner meet

The differences over how to resolve the "fiscal cliff" narrowed significantly Monday night as President Barack Obama made a counter-offer to Republicans that included a major change in position on tax hikes for the wealthy, according t

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Obama seeks $60.4bn for Sandy repairs

President Barack Obama asked Congress on Friday to approve a $60.4 billion aid package to help East Coast states rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, well short of their initial requests. Officials from storm-battered New York, New Jer

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Obama rapped over 'fiscal cliff'

Republican House Speaker John Boehner accused President Barack Obama of pushing the country toward the "fiscal cliff" on Friday and of wasting another week without making progress in talks. With three weeks left before a

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Obama, buoyed by win, faces new battles

President Barack Obama had little time to savor victory on Wednesday after voters gave him a second term in the White House where he faces urgent economic challenges, a looming fiscal showdown and a still-divided Congress able to block his every

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Shot fired into Obama campaign office in Denver

A gunshot was fired into President Barack Obama's downtown Denver re-election headquarters on Friday while campaign workers were inside but no one was struck, police said. Denver Police Detective Raquel Lopez said a worker ins

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