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Pittsburgh Woman Gets Private Meeting With President

Kim Francis, of Squirrel Hill, was surprised when she and her parents, Judy and Mike Sparlin, were invited to hear the president and vice president speak at CCAC on Wednesday. But that was just the start.

04/17/2014

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Push On To Get Health Insurance By March 31 Deadline Or Risk Penalty

Getting every American to sign up for health insurance has put President Obama on web shows like Between Two Ferns with comedian Zach Galifianakis.

03/18/2014

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US Steel Worker Proud To Be Mentioned In President’s Speech

The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.

01/29/2014

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Obama Orders Creation Of ‘myRA’ Savings Plan

With a stroke of his pen, President Barack Obama has created a new savings plan designed for Americans who don’t have workplace retirement plans.

01/29/2014

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President Obama Set To Visit Pittsburgh

President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh next week.

01/25/2014

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Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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President Obama Singles Out Leetsdale Man During Healthcare Speech

John Mier of Leetsdale was working when President Barack Obama referenced his letter during a mid-day press event on Monday.

10/22/2013

Capitol Hill

Rep. Rothfus Optimistic Parties Will Come Together After Ending Shutdown

In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.

10/17/2013

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Congress Approves Bill To End Government Shutdown, Avoid Default

Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.

10/16/2013

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President Obama Addresses Nation On Crisis In Syria

President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bashar Assad “and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.

09/10/2013

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Syrian-Americans Living Locally Following International Situation Closely

“Sure, he could turn over every single bit of his chemical weapons to the international community in the next week,” said Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday.

09/10/2013

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Furry Tails: First Pets

The first Presidential pet I can recall is Millie. I was very little and barely knew who the President of the United States was or that he was the leader of the free world. But, I certainly knew that adorable brown and white English Springer Spaniel.

09/03/2013

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Trib Reporter In Middle East Talks About Obama Speech Reactions

With President Barack Obama announcing Saturday that he will seek congressional approval to use force in Syria, many are asking: What will happen next in the Middle East?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/01/2013

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Local Leaders Weigh In On President’s Statement On Syria

Local leaders are weighing in following strong words from President Obama Saturday afternoon as the situation in Syria intensifies.

08/31/2013

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IRS Commissioner Ousted Over Tea Party Targeting

Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted tea party groups for scrutiny when they filed for tax-exempt status.

05/15/2013

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