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Obama hosts Congress leaders after elections
US president under pressure to cooperate with Republicans after they swept to victory in midterm polls.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2014 23:20 GMT
Obama's Africa summit: Too little, too late?
The US-Africa summit trails behind Africa engagement initiatives led by other global powers.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 12:24 GMT
Obama attacks Republicans over shutdown
US president says crisis would be over in five minutes if Republicans dropped their "obsession" with health-care plan.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 16:07 GMT
Obama and Congress deadlocked over shutdown
No signs of progress after US president meets Congressional leaders to discuss partial shutdown of government.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 15:32 GMT
US politicians weigh intervention in Syria
Senate panel says draft authorisation for use of military force addresses time limits and ban on use of ground troops.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 10:15 GMT
US Congress leaders back Obama on Syria
Top Republican and Democratic members fall in line on military action, saying United States must respond to Assad.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 23:50 GMT
Obama confident of Congress backing on Syria
US President says military action will not be another Iraq or Afghanistan as politicians consider American response.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 15:18 GMT
New York University ends China dissident role
Institution says it had only guaranteed Chen Guangcheng and his family, who sought sanctuary in US, one year of study.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 10:08 GMT
Chained CPI: A direct attack on middle class and working class people
Instead of cuts and tax hikes on working people, elderly and veterans, it is time for "higher taxes on the wealthy".
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 12:31 GMT
Obama signs deep US budget cuts into effect
President signs into effect $85bn in spending cuts after legislators fail to reach a deal to avert them.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 21:37 GMT
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