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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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The GOP Rebuttal, Brought to You by Poland Springs

The GOP Rebuttal, Brought to You by Poland Springs
A bad case of dry mouth awkwardly sent GOP "savior" Marco Rubio reaching off frame for a bottle of water midway through his speech.
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State of the Union Transcript

State of the Union Transcript
Here is the full test of President Obama's 2013 State of the Union address, prepared and released by the White House.
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The First Lady's State of the Union List Hits Close to Home

The First Lady's State of the Union List Hits Close to Home
The enclosed individuals will be seated in the box with First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett at the State of the Union Address Tuesday evening.
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Listen Up Prez: The Kids Have Something to Say About Tuesday's Speech

Listen Up Prez: The Kids Have Something to Say About Tuesday's Speech
The pundits may be getting the attention of what President Obama ought to talk about Tuesday night as he delivers his annual State of the Union address,but the nation’s children also are weighing in.
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