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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

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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?

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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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Local Congressmen Weigh In On Sequester

They are the largest across-the-board federal spending cuts in history. President Obama signed the order setting them into motion Friday night. Now, some local congressmen are weighing in.

03/02/2013

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Individual Hudson Valley Apple Pies

Pie is President Barack Obama’s favorite dessert, so it’s only fitting it will be served at the 57th Inaugural Luncheon at National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol, following his public swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 21.

01/18/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama Challenges Congress To Act To Reduce Gun Violence

President Obama’s anti-gun violence plan involves a combination of approaches, some of them controversial, involving guns, mental health and more police.

01/16/2013

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Shyne Threatens Obama With “Kanye West Meltdown” Over Chicago Murders

Former Diddy protégé Shyne has gone on a Twitter tear against the president. The Belize-born rapper has been calling out President Barack Obama for not doing more to curb the murder rate in the president’s hometown of […]

01/14/2013

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What Will It Mean To Go Over The Fiscal Cliff?

A serious split Thursday night among House Republicans in Congress meant no deal yet to avoid the fiscal cliff. Members of Congress returned home for Christmas, raising the chances of going over that cliff. But what exactly does that mean?

12/21/2012

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Pittsburghers React To Obama’s Call For Action On Gun Violence

President Obama on Wednesday challenged Americans to rethink how we can reduce gun violence.

12/19/2012

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