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President Obama at Wal-Mart to Talk About Solar Power

May 9, 2014 | 9:45 am

President Obama at Wal-Mart to Talk About Solar Power

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President visits Mountain View store to tout administration’s energy efficiency and solar programs.

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Watch: President Obama’s Address on Intelligence Gathering

January 17, 2014 | 8:22 am

Watch: President Obama’s Address on Intelligence Gathering

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President addresses nation amid increasing concern over scope of government surveillance.

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Watch Live: President Obama’s News Conference

December 20, 2013 | 11:22 am

Watch Live: President Obama’s News Conference

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The president talks about rollout of Affordable Care Act, economy and other subjects.

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Obama’s Honeymoon With California Voters Over — Again

December 3, 2013 | 9:14 am

Obama’s Honeymoon With California Voters Over — Again

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Job approval rating is down sharply from earlier this year, similar to a decline in his first term.

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President Obama at Fox Theater in Oakland: Raw Video, Photos and More

July 24, 2012 | 11:25 am

President Obama at Fox Theater in Oakland: Raw Video, Photos and More

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President Obama’s stop in Oakland Monday was billed in part as a populist gathering to mobilize the base. He was met on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee and Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, among other local officials, before he headed to the Fox Theater to […]

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Protesters to Greet President Obama in Oakland

July 23, 2012 | 2:42 pm

Protesters to Greet President Obama in Oakland

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Update 5:15 p.m. Follow live Twitter coverage below… Update 3:16 p.m. Air Force One touched down at Oakland International Airport at  2:34 p.m. The small crowd of dignitaries assembled to greet him on the  tarmac included Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, and Alameda  County Supervisor Keith Carson. Original post: (BCN) President Barack […]

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September 26, 2011 | 4:20 pm

Audio: Obama’s Answer to Early Google Employee’s ‘Would you please raise my taxes?’; Watch Entire LinkedIn Appearance

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Here’s one interesting exchange at today’s LinkedIn town hall with President Obama today. A man in the audience says, ” “I don’t have a job but that’s because I’ve been lucky enough to live in Silicon Valley and did quite well, so I’m unemployed by choice…. Will you please raise my taxes? … I would like everyone to have the country invest in things like Pell grants and job-training programs that made it possible for me to get to where I am.”

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August 2, 2011 | 11:10 am

Obama Signs Legislation Raising Debt Ceiling

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate emphatically passed emergency legislation Tuesday to avoid a first-ever government default, rushing the legislation to President Barack Obama for his signature just hours before the deadline. The vote was 74-26. Obama signed the bill little more than an hour later. Tuesday’s vote capped an extraordinarily difficult Washington battle pitting tea […]

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