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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He reflected on the progress the country had made in 2014, and in the six years of his presidency, recovering from the economic recession. He noted growth in jobs, that wages had started to rise, and investments in manufacturing. Other factors helping people were increases in health insurance coverage and lower fuel prices. He touted America’s leadership in the coalition to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL, combat the Ebola outbreak, and address climate change. He said that although the 13-year combat mission in Afghanistan would be over in two weeks, gratitude should be expressed to the many men and women in uniform who would spend Christmas in harm’s way.

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    President Obama 2014 Year-End News Conference

    President Obama held a year-end news conference befor leaving on his annual holiday vacation with family in Hawaii. He talked about the progress made in the recovery of the economy. Regarding the North Korean cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the president said Sony Pictures made a mistake in canceling the release of the film The Interview, and that a dictator should not impose censorship on the U.S. He also vowed that the U.S. would respond proportionally to North Korea. He also discussed policy changes regarding Cuba, and the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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    President Obama Statement on Cuba Policy

    President Obama announced a major change in U.S. policy toward Cuba, including opening an embassy in Havana and opening trade and travel to the country, following the release of American Alan Gross, who was imprisoned in Cuba for five years.

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    President Obama Address to Troops in New Jersey

    President Obama spoke to troops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He reminded everyone to find a way during the holiday season to thank and serve the members of the military who serve us every day.

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    First Lady Michelle Obama Toys for Tots Event

    First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama made remarks before sorting toys donated by White House staff to the Toys for Tots charity.

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    President Obama Remarks on Early Education Programs

    President Obama spokes at a White House summit on early education programs in the U.S.

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    President Obama Remarks on Immigration

    President Obama held a town hall meeting about immigration at Casa Azafran Community Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He talked about his recent executive action on immigration and the limits to the actions he can take. Topics included holding on to immigrants educated in the United States. The president took personal questions about immigration, including the fear of deportation, undocumented minors, and paths to citizenship.

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    President Obama Remarks to the Senior Executive Service

    President Obama spoke to members of the federal workforce at an event for the Senior Executive Service held at the Washington Hilton. He thanked them all for their service, acknowledging a few people in particular, saying that the media only notices when something goes wrong, not the people who keep the government running.

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    President Obama with Prince William of Great Britain

    President Obama and Britain’s Prince William were photographed by reporters before their meeting in the Oval Office.

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