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California Republican apologizes after sending racist Obama e-mail

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Politics

The People Interview President Obama



President Obama answers questions on a wide range of issues submitted by and voted on by YouTube users in an interview moderated by YouTube’s Steve Grove. January 27, 2011.

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News

[video] The President & First Lady explain Child Nutrition Bill



Bullet-points for the the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

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Politics

White House: Discussing Tax Cuts, Unemployment Insurance & Jobs



Austan Goolsbee, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the President’s compromise framework on tax cuts, unemployment insurance & job creation (I love this format by the way).

What do you think about the tax cut compromise?

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Campus Life

[photos and video] The Obamas attend Howard University vs Oregon State basketball game

In his first public appearance since requiring stitches in his lip from a Friday basketball game, President Barack Obama took his family out to a basketball game at Howard University Saturday night.

Howard played Oregon State, whose head coach happens to be the president’s brother-in-law, Craig Robinson. Final score: Oregon State 84-Howard 74.



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Family News

President Obama becomes first sitting US president to publish a children’s book

The 31-page book, for ages three and up, is filled with lyrical questions to his daughters Malia, 12, and Sasha, 9, opening with, “Have I told you lately how wonderful you are?” A series of two-page spreads asks one question, such as “Have I told you that you are creative?”, across from short tributes to the appropriate person.

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Entertainment

Russell Simmons speaks out on the President Obama and the media

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Politics

Pres. Obama opens criminal investigation into oil spill

The U.S. has opened a criminal investigation into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Attorney General Eric Holder said.