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Obama Finalizes Iran Nuke Deal - Full Transcript

Obama Finalizes Iran Nuke Deal - Full Transcript
A deal which will prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons was finalized today. Announced by President Obama today it is the culmination of intense diplomatic efforts which succeeded where a military intervention would not have. Economic sanctions enforced by a large coalition of western nations brought Iran to the table and hard negotiating by Secretaries of State Clinton and Kerry brought an agreement.
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We Live in a World Where the President Calls a Press Conference to Discuss Iraq AND Missouri

We Live in a World Where the President Calls a Press Conference to Discuss Iraq AND Missouri
President Obama delivers a statement about the situations in Iraq and Ferguson, Missouri. Full video on the flip.
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Republicans Can't Even Say Happy Birthday Without Being Jerks

Republicans Can't Even Say Happy Birthday Without Being Jerks
Is wishing someone a simple "happy birthday" too much civility now? Apparently it is for the RNC. From their email list: "Next week is President Obama's birthday. Democrats are asking you to sign a card, but we have a better idea. Let's send him THE CONSTITUTION."
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Obama: Outlawing LGBT Discrimination 'on the Right Side of History'

Obama: Outlawing LGBT Discrimination 'on the Right Side of History'
President Obama signs an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Find video of his remarks on the flip.
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Keystone Backing Pits KY Senate Grimes Against Environmental Group

Keystone Backing Pits KY Senate Grimes Against Environmental Group
On the same day that an Kentucky environmental group promised a half a million dollar blitz against the Keystone XL pipeline, US Senate Candidate Allison Lundergan Grimes called on President Obama to approve the project, saying that the environmental concerns "have been addressed."
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Any Power Bestowed to President Obama Will Still Be There for President Rick Perry

Any Power Bestowed to President Obama Will Still Be There for President Rick Perry
"If you have nothing to hide than you have nothing to worry about" is a great defense for NSA spying if the person in charge of the country is your guy. But, what if he's not?
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Obama: Country Raising Minimum Wage Despite Congress

Obama: Country Raising Minimum Wage Despite Congress
President Obama highlights the momentum building across the country to give Americans a raise and reiterates his call for Congress to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. The President has already signed an executive order to raise the minimum wage for people working under new federal contracts.
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White House Weighs Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers

White House Weighs Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Guess who is one of the biggest employers of minimum-wage employees? Your own federal government. The government now contracts out a lot of work to companies that pay really, really low wages for jobs that used to provide good pay and benefits. And this means that between nearly 2 million people have to live in poverty. Now, there are reports that President Obama is considering doing something about that.
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Detente Possible as US, Iran Presidents Schedule Meeting

Detente Possible as US, Iran Presidents Schedule Meeting
The presidents of America and Iran may meet briefly next week for the first time, marking a symbolic but significant step toward easing their countries' tense relationship.
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One Million New Factory Jobs?

One Million New Factory Jobs?
The American Association of Manufacturers is calling on the President and Congress to make good on promises to boost manufacturing jobs in the United States, specifically the Administration's promise to create one million of those jobs by the end of Obama's tenure.
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