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Photo: US President Obama presented with tribal hat and blanket as he takes stage to address White House Tribal Nations Conference - @markknoller

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2016 US elections

White House asked if President Obama will watch debate; says he'll have it on in the background as he does other work - @markknoller

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Dakota Access Pipeline

White House: President Obama hasn't decided position on Dakota pipeline; don't expect remarks at today's meeting with tribal leaders - @margbrennan

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September 11 attacks

Senate Majority Leader McConnell should know by tonight when the Senate will vote to override President Obama's veto on 9/11 lawsuit bill, office says - @jbendery

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Flint, Mich., water crisis

White House's Josh Earnest says Obama is 'disappointed' Flint, Mich., water crisis hasn't gotten 'congressional response the president believes this deserves' - @ChadPergram

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Syrian Civil War

White House spokesman on Syria: We evaluate Russian approach not by listening to the words of their ambassador but by watching the actions of their military - @lrozen

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African American museum opens in DC

Video: Tennessee State University marching band rehearse at White House South Lawn before performing for guests of Smithsonian Museum reception - @clintonyates

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September 11 attacks

White House's Earnest, on possible compromise over 9/11 lawsuit bill: 'I don't know if something like that exists but we're certainly in conversations to find out if it does'

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

White House's Earnest says President Obama believes Congressional GOP has 'more work to do' on funding bill to avert government shutdown Oct. 1; adds 'too early for people to panic' about shutdown possibilities

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Flint, Mich., water crisis

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says not clear if the president will sign government funding bill; cites concern that Flint, Mich., water crisis not addressed

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September 11 attacks

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says forthcoming president's veto is 'politically inconvenient'

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September 11 attacks

Photo: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest: 'The president's not blind to the politics' of upcoming veto of 9/11 lawsuit bill - @markknoller

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cybersecurity

White House: Hackers apparently post a scan of Michelle Obama's passport online - AP

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Syrian Civil War

White House Press Secretary calls the Syrian aid convoy bombing an 'outrage;' adds 'and the Russians are culpable' - @MKosinskiCNN

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September 11 attacks

White House: President Obama intends to veto, by Friday, a bill that would allow survivors and families of victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia

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September 11 attacks

White House's Earnest, on 9/11 lawsuit bill: 'we hear in private from members of Congress is that they're uneasy about it too' - @ChadPergram

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US budget negotiations 2016-17

White House's Earnest: President Obama does not believe that a short-term budget measure should be used to pass ideological riders into law - @ChadPergram

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Syrian Civil War

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest: The Syrian government's 'unconscionable' tactics has 'left the country in tatters' and cost Assad any legitimacy

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Keith Lamont Scott shot by Charlotte, NC, police

White House Press Secretary Earnest: President Obama called North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory to get an update on the Charlotte protests - @jparkABC

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Syrian Civil War

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest: Syrian President Assad 'has not owned up' to the atrocities committed by the Syrian government

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