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    President Obama on Gun Control Legislation

    President Obama spoke about gun control at the University of Hartford. In his remarks he praised Connecticut lawmakers who passed strict gun control laws in light of the violence at…

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    President Obama on Gun Violence

    President Obama called on Congress to pass firearm measures to reduce gun violence. He was joined by law enforcement officials on the dais at the Denver Police Academy in…

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    Presidential Remarks on Gun Violence Reduction

    President Obama urged Congress to pass legislation that would, among other measures, strengthen background check laws for firearms purchases. He warned that interest groups opposed to…

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    President Obama at Candlelight Ceremony

    On this eve of the presidential inauguration ceremony, President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden attended a candlelight reception in the atrium of the National…

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    President Obama Statement on Fiscal Cliff

    President Obama delivered a statement on the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a budget agreement.

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    State of the Union Address

    In his annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, President Obama outlined his priorities for legislative action and priorities for the American people.*In his…

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    Gun Control, Mental Health, and Security

    In response to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama announced the formation of a task force on gun violence reduction that would be led by Vice President…

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    President Obama on Gun Violence

    President Obama spoke at Hyde Park Academy, near his family home on the south side of Chicago, and shared stories about his family. He spoke about his proposals to help the middle…

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    President Obama Remarks on Gun Control

    President Obama visited the Minneapolis Police Department’s Special Operations center to talk about his gun control proposals with local law enforcement officials. He called for…

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    President Obama on Automatic Spending Cuts

    President Obama spoke to reporters after meeting with congressional leaders about the automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration. In his remarks he blamed Republican lawmakers for…

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    President Obama Remarks at Knox College

    President Obama spoke at Knox College in the first of a series of speeches on the economy. In his remarks he spoke about the vulnerability of current economic recovery, and criticized…

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    President Obama Speech to Mexican Students

    President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the topics he addressed were immigration, cross-border drug and weapon…

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    President Obama Remarks on Fiscal Cliff Agreement Passage

    The president spoke about the “fiscal cliff” agreement following passage by the House of compromise legislation adjusting tax rates to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of…

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    Presidential Remarks on Gun Control

    President Obama spoke about “common-sense” gun control reforms following the defeat of a series of amendment votes in the Senate, including the Manchin-Toomey Amendment…

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    President Obama on Government Shutdown

    President Obama visited M. Luis Construction in Rockville, Maryland and spoke about the effect of the government shutdown on small businesses.

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    President Obama Remarks at White House

    President Obama spoke with reporters at the White House, where he announced that earlier in the day he spoke on the telephone with Iranian President Hasan Rouhani. It was the first…

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    President Obama Commencement Address at Morehouse College

    President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2013 graduating class of Morehouse College. He called on the graduates to use their education to inspire others. As…

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    President Obama on College Affordability

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spoke to business and education leaders meeting to discuss new ways to make college more accessible. They outlined initiatives by schools and…

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    President Obama White House Departure

    President Obama was seen leaving for Minneapolis to make remarks about gun control.

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    President Obama on Energy Issues

    President Obama talked about the role of natural gas along with other opportunities for renewable energy. He also spoke about public-private partnerships to reach energy and climate…

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    President Obama on the State of the U.S. Economy

    President Obama talk about jobs and the economy, focusing on investments in infrastructure, specifically port funding and improvement. In his remarks he outlined a program of bonds and…

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    President Obama Remarks at National Academy of Sciences

    President Obama spoke to researchers and scientists about the importance of investing in scientific research and innovation even while the country went through economic hardships. He…

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    President Obama on Jobs and the Economy

    President Obama spoke at the the Ellicott Dredges manufacturing company as part of a second “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour.” He announced a new executive order that…

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    President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

    President Obama spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooting claimed 26 victims,…

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    White House Anti-Gun Violence Task Force Proposals

    President Obama announced anti-gun violence proposals recommended by the White House task force chaired by Vice President Joe Biden. In his remarks he outlined proposals for…

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    2014 State of the Union Address

    In his annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, President Obama outlined his priorities for legislative action and for the American people. Among the topics he…

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    Presidential News Conference

    President Obama held a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Among the topics he addressed were efforts to implement gun control measures following the school shooting…

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    Presidential News Conference

    President Obama gave an end-of-the-year press briefing before departing for Hawaii on his annual holiday vacation. Among the topics he addressed were the improving economy, National…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly presidential address. He spoke about the shooting Friday, December 14, 2013, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and said the…

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    President Obama on Jobs and the Economy

    President Obama spoke at DreamWorks Studios in Glendale, California, about the state of the economy. In his remarks he criticized Republicans in Congress for obstructionism and praised…

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    Ohio State University Commencement Address

    President Obama gave the 2013 commencement address at The Ohio State University.

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Staff Sergeant Ty Carter

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter. In bestowing the medal, President Obama praised both Carter’s gallantry in combat and his ordeal with…

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    Presidential Visit to Taylor Gourmet

    President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden took an afternoon stroll to Taylor Gormet, a nearby sandwich shop in Washington, DC. President Obama spoke to patrons and staff about the…

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    Obama News Conference in Mexico

    President Obama and President Nieto spoke to reporters in Mexico about the state of relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the topics addressed were bilateral trade, immigration…

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    Presidential Remarks to National Governors Association

    President Obama and Vice President Biden spoke to governors who were in Washington to attend the Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association. President Obama urged the…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He talked about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike,…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Barack Obama delivered the weekly presidential address.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. He said that sequestration budget cuts had taken effect because Congress failed to compromise. He urged Congress to act…

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    President Obama At Wall Street Journal CEO Council

    President Obama was interviewed by Gerald Seib at the Wall Street Journal's annual CEO Council conference. Among his remarks the president said his administration underestimated the…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army chaplain Captain Emil J. Kapaun posthumously for extraordinary heroism while serving with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st…

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    Memorial Service for Victims of West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion

    President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the April 18, 2013, explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. The service was held at Baylor University’s…

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    Presidential Remarks at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 43rd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner at the Walter…

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    2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    President Obama gave a humorous address to journalists and guests at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. It included a video he made with filmmaker Steven…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He said that three months after the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the Senate had taken important steps to help protect children…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. The president reiterated his commitment to implement a series of measures that would reduce gun violence in America.

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    Violence Against Women Act Signing

    Members of Congress, tribal leaders, and law enforcement officials joined President Obama as he signed into law the Violence Against Women Act. The legislation, first approved in 1994,…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha. Sergeant Romesha was honored for his actions during an October 3, 2009, battle with the…

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    Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

    President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National…

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    50th Anniversary of March on Washington

    Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a…

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    U.S.-Ukraine Relations

    President Obama and Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk spoke to reporters following a meeting at the White House. The prime minister said his government was ready for…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Installation Ceremony

    President Obama and Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey spoke at a ceremonial installation ceremony for the director at FBI headquarters.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He honored the memories of the 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School who were killed by a gunman a year ago that…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Captain William Swenson

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Captain William Swenson for his service as a trainer and adviser embedded with the Afghan Border Police Mentor Team. He risked his…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Nomination

    President*Obama announced the nomination of James Comey as the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.*Mr.*Comey served as deputy attorney general under President*George W.…

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    Washington Navy Yard Shooting Memorial Service

    President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the September 16, 2013, shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. President and Mrs. Obama also spoke with members of…

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    North American Leaders News Conference

    President Obama held a joint news conference in Toluca, Mexico with his North American counterparts, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the…

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    Memorial Service for Speaker Tom Foley

    House members and President Obama attended a memorial service in Statuary Hall for the late Speaker Thomas S. Foley.

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    60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

    President Obama and other senior government and South Korean officials spoke at an event marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice ending the Korean War July 27, 1953.…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The…

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    Presidential Remarks at House Democratic Issues Conference

    President Obama spoke to the Democratic Caucus of the House of Representatives. He said that immigration reform and gun violence reduction proposals were the top priorities for his…

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