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Barack Obama

Photo: President Barack Obama on the cover of 'Popular Science' magazine - @popsci

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Hillary Clinton on Justice Department lawsuit against Ferguson, Mo.: 'It is disappointing that the Ferguson authorities have resisted taking the steps necessary to reform their practices, but I am heartened to see President Obama's Justice Department act once again to enforce our constitutional policing laws' - NBC News

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Illinois, US

Photo: US President Obama visits his former Senate office in Illinois - @vj44

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Illinois, US

US President Obama, speaking to Illinois General Assembly, laments threat of a 'poisonous political climate' in America that turns people off and lets 'more extreme voices fill the void' - @markknoller

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Illinois, US

Photo: US President Obama addresses Illinois General Assembly - @DavidNakamura

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Obama's efforts to close Guantanamo Bay

US House Republicans retain law firm to advise Speaker Paul Ryan on potential litigation against Obama administration over transfer of detainees from Guantanamo - Politico

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Springfield, IL

Photo: US President Obama picks up some takeout at The Feed Store in Springfield, Ill. - @HorsleyScott

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Illinois, US

Photo: US President Obama arrives in Springfield, Ill., to speak to state's General Assembly; speech comes 9 years after Obama announced his bid for the presidency - @Schultz44

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United States

Statement: US President Obama marks Ash Wednesday and beginning of Christian's Lenten season - @WestWingReport

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Obama climate change plan

US Supreme Court agrees to halt enforcement of President Obama's climate change plan until legal challenges resolved - AP

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will have breakfast with Rev. Al Sharpton in New York City on Wednesday at Sylvia's, the same Harlem restaurant where Sharpton met President Obama during his 2008 campaign, according to the New York Times. While Sharpton has not said whether he'll endorse Sanders, the meeting could help the candidate gain more black votes, the New York Times also notes. - Rebecca

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Chicago, IL

RT @JessicaGKwong: #BREAKING: Obama has included $125M for OC Streetcar (https://t.co/v1Q986X1Ed) in his budget – the federal boost @goOCTA… - @ocregister


2016 US elections

Asked who he thought would win the New Hampshire primary, President Obama replied, 'I have no idea' - @ZekeJMiller

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Zika virus outbreak 2016

Senate Health Committee Chair Lamar Alexander on Obama administration's request for $1.8 billion toward Zika virus: 'Let's see what we're supposed to do and then we'll see how to pay for it' - @ChadPergram

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Flint, Mich., water crisis

President Obama seeks $157 million hike in federal drinking water infrastructure spending to assist communities like Flint - Detroit News

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President Obama says some federal information technology systems are archaic, seeks to increase cybersecurity spending by more than 35% in new budget - AP

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

Photo: President Obama discusses his final budget, just submitted to Congress - @AndrewBeatty


White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

House speaker Paul Ryan says President Obama's budget plan for $10.25 per barrel oil tax 'would raise the average cost of gasoline by 24 cents per gallon, while hurting jobs and a major sector of our economy'

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

Obama budget earmarks $11 billion to combat terror, 'support a political solution to the Syrian civil war'

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

More: President Obama's budget proposal aims for '2.9 trillion of deficit reduction over 10 years, from health, tax, and immigration reforms, and other proposals'

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