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Four Historic Obama Speech Moments

Four Historic Obama Speech Moments
As President Barack Obama moves more and more into his second term, scholars will begin making note of some of his most memorable speeches and public remarks that might mark his presidency and his two successful campaigns.
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Obama to OK: 'The People of Moore Should Know That Their Country Will Remain On the Ground...Beside Them as Long as It Takes.'

Obama to the people of Moore: "You face a long road ahead, but you will not travel it alone. Your country will travel it with you."
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Obama the Comedian: His 2013 Correspondents' Dinner One-Liners

President Obama gets off several one-liners at the expense of the press and others during the White House Correspondents dinner.
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Kid Prez Takes the Stage for White House April Fool's Joke

Robbie Novak, who plays "Kid President" in a series of popular YouTube videos approached the podium and said, "It looks like you were expecting somebody else."
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Secret Service Shake-Up: First Female Agent Promoted to Director

Secret Service Shake-Up: First Female Agent Promoted to Director
Pierson, who most recently served as the agency's chief of staff, will take over from Mark Sullivan, who announced his retirement last month. The agency faced intense criticism during Sullivan's tenure for a prostitution scandal during preparations for Obama's trip to Cartagena, Colombia, last year.
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Bush’s Court: Blocking Obama's Judicial Picks Threatens Progressive Reform

Bush’s Court: Blocking Obama's Judicial Picks Threatens Progressive Reform
Four years into President Obama’s presidency, he has yet to have a single judge confirmed to the hugely influential Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. This lapse, caused initially by a slow start from the administration but perpetuated by a blockade of obstruction in the Senate, threatens to hinder progressive advances for years to come, argues a
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Obama to Congress: 'I Am Willing to Work with Anybody to Get This Job Done'

Obama to Congress: 'I Am Willing to Work with Anybody to Get This Job Done'
The bottom line is that Democrats have offered a compromise plan to avoid the sequester, one that is balanced between revenue increases (e.g., by closing tax loopholes which benefit the wealthiest Americans and corporations) and smart - not meat cleaver, like the current sequester calls for - spending cuts.
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Obama Honors 102-Year-Old Desiline Victor for Waiting in Line to Vote

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama told the story of a 102-year-old North Miami, Florida woman who was told she would have to stand in line for six hours to vote...and
stayed in line to vote anyhow.
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The Obama State of the Union Roadshow Aims for Asheville

President Obama repeats many of the themes from Tuesday night's State of the Union address while speaking to people at a manufacturing plant in Asheville, North Carolina Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Obama's 2013 Full State of the Union Speech

Enhanced video of President Obama's State of the Union address - the first of his second term.
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