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As vacation winds down, Obama faces calls for stronger leadership on ISIS

(CNN) Washington — On President Barack Obama’s last day of a troubled vacation, politicians criticized his leadership and called for action in the growing threat of terrorist group ISIS. 916 more words

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Obama on hiatus from vacation with Iraq, Ferguson on his agenda

Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama returned to the White House late Sunday night, taking the unusual step of interrupting his Martha’s Vineyard vacation for two days. 389 more words

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George W. Bush calls on Africa's 'first spouses' to break down stigmas in fighting cancer, AIDS

Washington (CNN) — Former President George W. Bush said Wednesday it takes something special to get him out of Dallas nowadays, and with the Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week it gave him a chance to talk about an effort many may not associate him with — fighting AIDS in Africa. 521 more words

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Biden calls on African leaders in fight for democracy, pledges U.S. support

(CNN) — Vice President Joe Biden laid the interests of the United States, and the world, alongside the success of African countries in a pledge to support regions of the continent where he says democracy is threatened. 436 more words

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White House demands teacher excellence for students most in need

Updated 5:37 p.m. ET, 7/7/2014

(CNN) — President Barack Obama continued in his theme of a “year of action” Monday, as Secretary of Education Arne Duncan unveiled a new effort to ensure access to “effective educators” for all American children. 593 more words

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Obama to request billions to deal with border crisis

(CNN) – President Barack Obama will ask Congress on Monday for emergency funds, possibly more than $2 billion, as the United States grapples with a surge of undocumented children and adults crossing the border from Mexico. 387 more words

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Obama brushes off clamor over Clinton’s ‘broke’ comments

(CNN) — President Obama defended Hillary Clinton in the face of criticism recently that she is out of touch with average Americans, based on her comments about the Clintons’ financial security. 259 more words

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