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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hold assets worth between nearly $2.6 million and nearly $8.3 million, according to financial disclosure reports released Tuesday by the White House.
House Republicans are revising their proposal to renew the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, but not enough to satisfy President Barack Obama and other Democrats intent on preserving their lead among female voters in this volatile election year.
President Barack Obama says it is "hard to say" whether his new stance supporting same sex marriage will hurt his re-election. He says there's a major difference between himself and Republican challenger Mitt Romney on the issue, but says the economy will ultimately determine the outcome of the election.
President Barack Obama says JPMorgan Chase's $2 billion loss in high-risk trading demonstrates the need for the Wall Street rules that Congress passed two years ago. Many of the rules are still being written and have not taken effect.
Your 401(k) could sink again. A plummeting euro may make it harder for American companies to sell goods overseas. Credit could be tightened.
The historic action that four North Carolina college students took that led to desegregation at lunch counters more than half a century ago shows what young people can do to change their world for the better, first lady Michelle Obama said during a commencement speech Saturday.
Among Vladimir Putin's first acts now that he's back in Russia's top job was to cancel a date with President Barack Obama.
Sorry, Mr. President.
First lady Michelle Obama is honoring military mothers and wives for being "outstanding role models" for their children, communities and country.
President Barack Obama says he'd already decided to come out for gay marriage before Vice President Joe Biden publicly endorsed it.
President Barack Obama voiced his support Wednesday for gay marriage, becoming the first president to do so. Some reaction:
Support for the war in Afghanistan has hit a new low and is on par with support for the Vietnam War in the early 1970s, a bad sign for President Barack Obama as he argues that to end the war responsibly the United States must remain in Afghanistan another two years.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday became the first U.S. president to declare support for same-sex marriage. A sampling of his comments on the subject:
The Associated Press-GfK Poll on terrorism and the war in Afghanistan was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications from May 3-7. It is based on landline telephone and cellphone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,004 adults. Interviews were conducted with 703 respondents on landline telephones and 301 on cellular phones.
President Barack Obama is hosting NATO's top officer at the White House this week, ahead of a major summit of NATO leaders.
In a video released Sunday by al-Qaida, American hostage Warren Weinstein said he will be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to the militant group's demands.
Vice President Joe Biden says he's "absolutely comfortable" with gay couples who marry getting the same civil rights and liberties as heterosexual couples, a stand that gay rights advocates interpreted as an endorsement of same-sex marriage.
President Barack Obama has called France's new president-elect to congratulate him on winning Sunday's election.
Vice President Joe Biden says he hopes Osama bin Laden was wrong in his assessment that Biden would not be able to lead the nation if the president was killed.
President Barack Obama says his goal of defeating al-Qaida is within reach and that it's time to turn the country's attention to domestic concerns.
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