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Maddow: Facts No Remedy For Anti-Obama Conspiracy Theories

Maddow: Facts No Remedy For Anti-Obama Conspiracy Theories
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow points out that once a conspiracy theory about President Obama gets started, whether it’s about economic numbers or his birth certificate, the actual truth is powerless to stop them.
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The Firing Range Fills Up While Obama Promotes Gun Safety in MN

The Firing Range Fills Up While Obama Promotes Gun Safety in MN
President Barack Obama visited a former school in Minneapolis Monday to stand before more than 100 uniformed cops in the hopes of heading off another school massacre or other mass-shooting of the kind that has rocked the country in recent months.
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Do As We Say, Congress Says, Then Does What It Wants

Do As We Say, Congress Says, Then Does What It Wants
When CBS News reported in 2011 that members of Congress weren’t prohibited from insider trading, Congress moved swiftly. President Obama signed a law banning it within six months of the broadcast. But Congress is still exempt from portions of a number of federal laws, including provisions that protect workers in the private sector but don’t apply to the legislative branch’s approximately 30,000 employees.
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The New American Majority Bends to Greet Obama

The New American Majority Bends to Greet Obama
There is an Obama majority in American politics, symbolized by Monday’s throng on the Mall, whose existence is both the consequence of profound changes to our nation’s composition and values and the cause of changes yet to come.
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In Joint Interview, Obama Gushes Over Clinton

In Joint Interview, Obama Gushes Over Clinton
During a joint interview that aired Sunday, Obama and Clinton chuckled as they described their partnership and stoked speculation that Obama may prefer Clinton to succeed him in the White House after the 2016 elections.
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President Obama and the Effectiveness of the Bully Pulpit

President Obama and the Effectiveness of the Bully Pulpit
President Obama had not even been sworn in for his second term when he used the ‘bully pulpit’ to introduce his initiative to control guns outside of Congressional action.
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Full Text of President Obama's Second Inaugural Address

Full Text of President Obama's Second Inaugural Address
Read the full text of President Obama's second inaugural address, as prepared for delivery.
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Presidential Inauguration Livestream

Presidential Inauguration Livestream
Check out a Livestream of President Obama's second inauguration, courtesy of The UpTake
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Inauguration 2.0: Five Cartoons About Obama's Second Term

Inauguration 2.0: Five Cartoons About Obama's Second Term
As President Obama prepares to begin his second term, political cartoonists read between the lines about today's inauguration.
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Sasha Obama: 'Good Job, Dad. You Didn't Mess Up.'

Sasha Obama: 'Good Job, Dad. You Didn't Mess Up.'
This time, President Obama and Justice Roberts got the words right. The oath look 32 seconds inside the White House on Sunday.
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