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President Obama not serious about change, Republicans say following State of Union

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans in charge of Congress say the voters already took care of that last November — and they’re the proof. “Much of what he did tonight … new ...

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10 times Joe Biden stole my heart

  Oh yeah, we’re going here, Joey. 1. That wink, tho. Never mind that the president is giving a State of the Union address. You do you, boo, you do you. 2. This isn’t even real, but someone give that man a bass guitar and a frontman, because I’m ready ...

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Obama vowing to flex presidential powers in speech

JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by years of partisan gridlock, President Barack Obama is moving to flex his presidential powers during his sixth year in office. He’s starting by using Tuesday, Jan. 28’s 8 p.m. State of the Union address to announce executive actions to ...

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Senate chairman calls for action on immigration

Associated Press WASHINGTON  — The Senate opened its first hearing on a comprehensive immigration overhaul Wednesday, February 13, with a call from a committee chairman for swift action on a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants. Tensions quickly emerged as shouting protesters interrupted the hearing and ...

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Senate chairman calls for action on immigration

Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate opened its first hearing on a comprehensive immigration overhaul Wednesday, February 13, with a call from a committee chairman for swift action on a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants. Tensions quickly emerged as shouting protesters interrupted the hearing and ...

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Analysis: Minimum wage plan a new test for Obama

Associated Press WASHINGTON  — If anything illustrated President Barack Obama’s new sense of self-confidence, it was his State of the Union call for an increase in the national minimum wage. For much of the past two years, the president and his aides have worked to shed an image that he ...

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