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Victory in Hand, Obama Extends Olive Branch

Barack Obama was elected to a second term as president Tuesday, reassembling the coalition that lifted him to a historic win four years ago and winning at least six of the key battleground states. The Democratic incumbent recei...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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News Wrap: Health care law surpassed original goal of 7 million enrolled, White House says

In our news wrap Tuesday, more than 7 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, despite technical glitches on HealthCare.gov during its rollout and the rush leading up to the enrollment d...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Killings at American Consulate in Libya Might Shift Campaigns’ Focus

After months of a remarkable laser focus on domestic policy and even as the anniversary of 9/11 had a more muted tone than in years past, overnight events overseas have unexpectedly shifted the focus of the presidential contest...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Obama Outlines Incomplete ‘Journey’ in Sweeping Start to Second Term

BY: CHRISTINA BELLANTONI AND TERENCE BURLIJ President Obama took a place in history Monday as the second commander in chief to take the oath of office four times, and paused to gaze upon a massive crowd waving American flags...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Chicago Teachers Union Votes to End Strike

Chicago Teachers Union leaders voted Tuesday to end a strike that has closed classrooms for more than a week in the nation’s third-largest school district. Union President Karen Lewis led the walkout on Sept. 10, a result...
by Michael Cadenhead