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President Obama’s New Executive Order Could Affect More Than 300,000 Workers

POTUS fights for federal contractors to offer employees extended paid sick leave

President Obama unveils new executive order that will require federal contractors to offer employees up…

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President Obama holding a koala before the G20 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nov. 15, 2014

[PHOTOS] The Best of President Obama’s Travels Around the World

White House photographer highlights President Obama's travels around the world

Whitehouse photographer highlights President Obama’s travels around the world.

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Reggie Love: Career Lessons I Learned as President Obama’s Assistant

Love explains how working with POTUS has helped him to succeed in his career today

President Obama’s former assistant, Reggie Love, explains how his career lessons with POTUS have helped…

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Bipartisan Rewrite of ‘No Child Left Behind’ Passes Senate

But civil rights groups say the bill is ‘not acceptable’

The Senate passes a bipartisan rewrite of No Child Left Behind, but whether President Obama…

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News Update: Politics Roundup

Here's some of the big news happening right now

A politics roundup including an epic legal battle in North Carolina to restore voting rights…

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Malia Obama Spotted Interning on Set of HBO’s ‘Girls’

Malia Obama lands a new summer gig

First Daughter, Malia Obama, was spotted interning on the set of HBO’s hit series “Girls”.

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President Obama Wants to Extend Overtime Pay Protection to Millions of Workers

New changes will make nearly 5 million more workers eligible for overtime pay

President Obama announces plan to expand overtime pay protection to millions of workers in 2016.

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The Weekend Update: Full of Pride

LGBT celebrations dominated the weekend in many parts of the country

As the LGBT community showed its pride, the BET Awards celebrated their 15th telecast, and…

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Lester Holt Talks Diversity in the Newsroom and Obama’s Use of the N-Word

Holt says it's important for people to turn on the TV and see others who look like them

Lester Holt opens up about race, the need for diversity in the newsroom and President…

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President Obama Uses N-Word, Says America is ‘Not Cured’ of Racism

Obama discusses racism and gun control with comedian Marc Maron

President Obama uses the n-word to make his point about racism in America.

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[WATCH]President Obama on Charleston Shooting: ‘I’ve Had to Make Statements Like This Too Many Times’

In his speech, Obama notes the rich history of Emanuel AME Church

President Obama addresses the mass shooting that took place Wednesday at a historical black church…

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[WATCH] The Weekend Update: Memorial Day Edition

President Obama addresses a particularly significant Memorial Day, as the nation remembers those lost in service

Some of the events of the weekend including the President’s national address, the passing of…

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Obama’s New Twitter Sets Guinness World Record

The president’s @POTUS handle became the fastest account to amass 1 million followers

Within his first 24 hours of creating a Twitter, President Obama was averaging 1,213 followers…

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A Look Inside the Obama’s Finances

A cautious approach to wealth-building

Polls shows that Americans think President Obama is a ‘cautious’ leader, and his 2014…

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[VIDEO] The Weekend Update: May 18th

In case you missed it, here's some of the big news that happened this weekend

Barack takes on police militarization, unfolding drama in the NBA & WNBA, and Janet Jackson…

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President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at South Dakota Community College

Small town in red state basks in unexpected honor

On Friday, May 8, President Barack Obama gave the commencement address at a small powerhouse…

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First Lady Speaks to Tuskegee Graduates at Commencement

Urges hard work, resilience and authenticity

First lady Michelle Obama spoke to Tuskegee University’s 2015 graduating class on Saturday, May 9,…

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Nike to Create 10,000 U.S. Jobs if Free Trade Deal Gets Approved

Trade will help to decrease the cost of importing and exporting goods

Nike agrees to create 10,000 U.S. jobs if the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal with 11 other…

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President Obama Talks Retirement Plans with David Letterman

POTUS jokes about playing dominoes with Letterman during his retirement years

President Obama and David Letterman talk retirement plans on the “Late Show with David Letterman”.

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President Obama Launches My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

New independent nonprofit works to equalize opportunity for young men of color

A new independent nonprofit will work to create opportunity for young men of color and…

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