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Obama Declares Iranian Deal “Important First Step”

President Barack Obama says a nuclear deal with Iran is an “important first step” toward addressing the world’s concerns over the Islamic republic’s disputed nuclear program.

11/23/2013

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Santorum: President Obama Providing Very Poor Leadership

It has been a year since Barack Obama was re-elected as president, and it has been year that has seen the divide between the Democrats and the Republicans deepen.

11/20/2013

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Local Congressmen React To President’s New Effort To Extend Old Health Policies

After telling Americans they could keep their old health plans — only to find some policies cancelled because they failed to meet higher standards — President Obama tried to make amends on Thursday.

11/14/2013

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Policy Cancelations: Obama Will Allow Old Plans

Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.

11/14/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Obama Will Seek Congressional Approval On Syria

Obama will seek authorization for the use of force in Syria from Congress.

08/31/2013

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Man Claims “Impeach Obama” Sign Painted Over

His message may not be for everyone, but the president of the Mon Valley Republican Committee says his freedom to deliver that message is being trampled on.

08/20/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

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No War On Coal, Energy Sec. Asserts In Pittsburgh

Talk to coal industry executives and their political allies — and you’d think President Obama and his administration are out to get coal.

07/29/2013

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Local Institutions’ Employees Feeling Effects Of Obamacare

Some employers say they find the Affordable Care Act – unaffordable. Instead of extending coverage to some employees, they’re cutting their hours.

07/02/2013

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Obama Speech Praises Natural Gas Fracking Boom

President Barack Obama’s Climate Change speech praised renewable energy, conservation – and fracking for natural gas.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Marcellus Shale Hour: Federal Involvement

On this week’s edition of the Marcellus Shale hour, experts in hydraulic fracturing gave their opinions on the federal government’s involvement with natural gas drilling.

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Dem, GOP Senators Reach Background Check Deal

A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama’s drive to curb gun violence.

04/10/2013

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President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

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Kerry To Take Over As Secretary Of State

The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Barack Obama’s choice of five-term Sen. John Kerry to be secretary of state, with Republicans and Democrats praising him as the ideal successor to Hillary Rodham Clinton.

01/29/2013

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