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President Barack Obama chats with a patron during a lunch stop at Reid's House Restaurant in Reidsville, N.C. (Image: Pete Souza/Official White House Photo)

Obama Tests New Jobs Message on the Road

The nation’s commander in chief travels to swing states with his piecemeal approach to the jobs bill

After Senate Republicans successfully blocked debate on the American Jobs Act, President Obama implemented a…

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Washington Report: Obama Talks Tough on Deficit Reduction

The President continues his aggressive approach to tackling his detractors and the budget

For weeks Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill have expressed frustration about what they view as…

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Obama Plans Full Court Press on Jobs Bill

The president takes an aggressive approach to getting the Jobs Bill passed now

As the 2012 presidential election draws closer Barack Obama takes an aggressive approach to getting…

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Obama Criticizes Capitol Hill Partisanship

The president asks voters to tell Congress they’ve had it with the infighting.

In a speech delivered at a Michigan battery plant Thursday afternoon, President Obama said he…

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Clock Ticking on Debt Limit; Small Business Lending Fund Progressing Slowly

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill struggle as the Treasury Department's Aug. 2 deadline nears, meanwhile the SBLF fails to meet anticipated production pace

Although President Barack Obama made it a priority to enter negotiations on the nation’s debt…

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Washington Report: Small Business Tax Credit Bill; USDA to Clean Up Discrimination; U.S. Hits Debt Ceiling

Small businesses get a boost, while Black farmers fight for equality and the US maxes out its debt

Small businesses get a boost, while Black farmers fight for equality and the US maxes…

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Washington Report: Moving Forward After Bin Laden’s Demise

Counterterrorism expert provides a glimpse into the Situation Room as president’s orders were executed

The world’s most dangerous man Osam bin Laden is now dead but President Barack Obama’s…

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Washington Report: Obama Lays Out Budget Vision That Calls for Shared Responsibility

No more tax breaks for the rich

No more tax breaks for the rich

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Washington Report: Government Stays Open For Business As Budget Debate Continues; Republicans Reveal 2012 Budget

Our insider's report on politics in the nation's capital

Our insider’s report on politics in the nation’s capital

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How the Government Shutdown Affects YOU

With just hours left for lawmakers to agree, millions of Americans wonder how the shutdown will hit home. Here's what you need to know

With just hours left for lawmakers to agree, millions of Americans wonder how the shutdown…

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Washington Report: National Urban League Equality Index Shows a Decline for African-Americans

According to the report, African Americans are a little less well off than we were in 2010

According to the report, African Americans are a little less well off than we were…

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Washington Report: Budget Showdown Looms

Congressional lawmakers have a choice: Compromise or government shutdown

Congressional lawmakers have a choice: Compromise or government shutdown

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Washington Report: Black Unemployment Rate Increased in March While Overall Rate Declined

Politicians weigh in on what's needed to lift employment in our communities

Politicians weigh in on what’s needed to lift employment in our communities

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Washington Report: CBC criticizes Obama on Libya; Treasury for Small Biz Innovation

As President Obama prepares to address the nation tonight, the CBC criticized him on Libya

As President Obama prepares to address the nation tonight, the CBC criticized him on Libya

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Washington Report: CBC Votes Against Funding Gov’t, GOP Targets Foreclosure Relief

Plus a new push for welfare reform

Plus a new push for welfare reform

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The White House and GOP Play Blame Game on Energy Costs

The two sides debate as American fret over rising gas prices and energy costs

The two sides debate as American fret over rising gas prices and energy costs

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Washington Report: Dems, GOP Continue Budget Talks; Rep. Ellison Gets Emotional at Homeland Security Hearings

The latest developments from the nation's capitol

The latest developments from the nation’s capitol

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Washington Report: Workers of the World Unite?

Local protesters prepare to hit the doorsteps of their state capitols to have their voices be heard

The battle over union rights will spread across the nation on Saturday when supporters gather…

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Washington Report: Democrats & Republicans Sound Off on Temporary Budget Solution

With the deadline looming, politicians on both sides of the issue try to find a common ground

Congressional lawmakers have just a week to negotiate a deal to fund the federal government…

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Washington Report: Congressional Black Caucus Opposes Obama Tax Plan

How will the plan impact the lives of African-Americans? The debate continues

The Congressional Black Caucus and the White House delivered dueling messages about how President Obama’s…

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