Updated 11:00 p.m. The transcript of President Obama's 28-minute speech Saturday (Friday night in Washington)...
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Following is the prepared text of President Obama's speech Tuesday at a Fort Hood...
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President Obama traveled Wednesday night to Hackensack, N.J., to stump on behalf of Gov. Jon...
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President Obama today hailed the appointment of Paul Kirk as senator from Massachusetts.
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President Obama delivered remarks at the memorial service for Walter Cronkite at Lincoln Center in...
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Presidential pollster Joel Benenson sent a memo to Democrats on Capitol Hill saying that support for a health-care overhaul is higher than it appears and will increase once the specifics are made clear.
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Saying that he shares President Obama's "conviction that as a nation, we must, to the...
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President Obama on Tuesday released a statement on the death of former president Kim Dae-jung of the Republic of Korea, mourning his passing.
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President Obama made a statement on the release of journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee this morning on the South Lawn before boarding Marine One to begin his day-trip to Indiana.
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CQ Transcriptions Following is the transcript of President Obama's news conference Wednesday night, which lasted...
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President Obama's last question at Wednesday night's news conference dealt with the arrest last week...
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The White House this evening released advance excerpts of President Obama's opening remarks at tonight's news conference.
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President Obama hailed legislators on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for voting the "Quality, Affordable Health Coverage for All Americans" health care reform bill out of their committee today by a vote of 13 to 10.
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Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has released her complete remarks announcing she will be stepping down from office.
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"The United States and the international community have been appalled and outraged by the threats, beatings, and imprisonments of the last few days. I strongly condemn these unjust actions, and I join with the American people in mourning each and every innocent life that is lost," the president says.
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President Obama today announced legislation to make "pay as you go" budgeting rules -- known as PAYGO -- law.
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First lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address to the Washington Math Science Technology Public Charter High School today in the District, held on the Howard University campus.
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The White House has issued talking points and a background information sheet on Judge Sonia...
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Former vice president Dick Cheney today addressed the American Enterprise Institute, of which he is...
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Obama on National Security and American Values: 'We Are Cleaning Up Something That Is - Quite Simply - a Mess'
President Obama today spoke on "Protecting Our Security and Our Values" at the National Archives Museum.
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President Obama delivered the commencement address to Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., tonight.
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The justices of the Supreme Court this afternoon released statements reacting to news their colleague...
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Letter from Justice Souter to President Obama, May 1, 2009. Updated 4:23 p.m. Justice David...
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The White House released advance excerpts, as prepared for delivery, from President Obama's speech to the nation tonight.
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President Obama said today that it would be a matter for the Attorney General to decide.
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President Obama wrote an op-ed that ran today in 15 Carribean, Latin American and United States newspapers, promising the other nations of the hemisphere "a new day" in their relationship to its most powerful member.
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In this photo rendered from video and released by News 10 Now TV, in Binghamton,...
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Before it was a song or a political slogan, it was the Spanish-language rallying cry of the United Farm Workers under the leadership of Cesar Chavez. Today, President Obama issued a statement commemorating Chavez's birth.
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President Obama has released excerpts of his opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at tonight's...
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The White House has released President Obama's March 9 "Memorandum for the Heads of Executive...
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President Obama today signs an executive order and presidential memorandum altering the rules on stem cell research.
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The White House released a statement by President Obama proclaiming March Women's History Month. March...
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Obama: "Let me say this as plainly as I can: by August 31, 2010, our combat mission in Iraq will end."
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The Office of Management and Budget is making the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget available online.
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The White House has released advance excerpts from the speech President Obama will deliver at 9 p.m. before a joint session of Congress.
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Continental Airlines Flight 3407 burns after it crashed into a house in Clarence Center, N.Y....
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President Obama traveled today to Fort Myers, Fla., for a town hall on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan. His opening remarks, as prepared for delivery.
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President Obama traveled to Elkhart, Ind., today to make the case for his stimulus plan...
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President Obama addressed the National Prayer Breakfast this morning. His remarks, as prepared for delivery,...
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Former Goodyear employee Lilly Ledbetter of Alabama cut an ad for President Obama during...
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President Obama hailed the passage of the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" by the House.
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Barack H. Obama is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts as the 44th president...
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President-elect Barack Obama issued a statement honoring Martin Luther King Day today, and calling Americans to service.
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Below are President-elect Barack Obama's remarks, as prepared for delivery, to "We Are One: The...
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Obama asked a small audience at Cardinal Fastener & Specialty Company to help support his economic stimulus proposal, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan.
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President-elect Barack Obama issued a statement this morning on the news that the labor market...
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President-elect Barack Obama honored World AIDS Day today, releasing online his video remarks to the...
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President-elect Barack Obama announced his director of the Office of Management and Budget today in Chicago, as well as deputy director.
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The Chicago Sun-Times and other newspapers across Illinois today published a letter from Barack Obama...
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Billed on YouTube and Change.gov as "Your Weekly Address from the President-Elect," the video went online at 6 a.m.; the radio version airs later in the morning.
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President-elect Obama addresses the nation.
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Having had a few days to recover from the intense pre-election period, John and Cindy McCain e-mailed their supporters today a final "thank you" note, urging them to offer Democratic President-elect Barack Obama "good will."
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President Bush this morning reacted to President-elect Barack Obama's victory in brief remarks that put the vote in the context of the civil rights movement and made a point of referring to Obama as the next commander in chief.
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Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain this morning rapidly issued statements responding to news that...
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Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama issued statements last night and this morning, respectively, on...
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Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama issued statements on the emergency Federal Reserve interest rate...
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Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain, reacting rapidly to continued negative economic news, released statements...
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McCain announced in a statement that he is resuming his campaign and will travel to Oxford, Miss., this afternoon to face Obama in a debate.
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As agreed upon and promised earlier in the day, rival Sens. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and...
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Sen. Barack Obama condemned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's remarks to the United Nations today in a statement released by the campaign.
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Reaction to the hotel blast in Pakistan.
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Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain issued statements on the situation in the financial markets this morning.
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Reaction to the hurricane whose leading edge is already battering Galveston, Tex.
Posted on September 12, 2008 at 03:38 PM ET | Comments (56)
With Democratic jitters mounting over the Obama campaign, the presidential candidate's campaign manager released a memo trying to calm frayed nerves.
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With the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks over, the campaigns of Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama went back to war this morning.
Posted on September 12, 2008 at 07:26 AM ET | Comments (22)
Candidates makes statements on the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
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John McCain's campaign has released limited advance excerpts from his remarks tonight to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul.
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As prepared for delivery.
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As prepared for delivery.
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Joe Lieberman's remarks to the 2000 Democratic National Convention.
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The Obama campaign has released advance excerpts of his remarks, "The Promise of America," set for delivery later tonight.
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Her remarks, as prepared for delivery, follow below:
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Obama, McCain react to change in Pakistan's leadership.
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Clintons, Obama send prayers to injured Arkansas Democratic Party chairman.
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John McCain continues tough talk about Russia.
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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is speaking in Berlin.
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Al Gore gave a speech in Washington, D.C., today.
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Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) issued a statement on the death from...
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Sen. Barack Obama held a second news conference today on his position on withdrawing from Iraq.
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The presidential candidates issued statements on today's hostage rescue in Colombia.
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Barack Obama is giving a speech about patriotism -- "The America We Love" -- in...
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Politicians react to the DC gun ban Supreme Court decision.
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Sen. John McCain will praise Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton tonight in a Louisiana speech marking the start of the general election campaign
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Selected passages from Scott McClellan's just-released book about his time in the Bush White House.
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