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Obama White House incompentent at governing, voters say

Has the Obama administration competently and effectively managed the government? A Fox News poll released Wednesday finds a majority of American voters says no — including about a third of Democrats. (152)
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Poll taps Obama as ‘worst president’ since World War II

President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like. (69)
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White House sends $60 billion war-funding request to Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House sent Congress a 2015 war-funding request on Thursday of nearly $60 billion, a drop of $20 billion from the current fiscal year after President Barack Obama decided to withdraw all but 9,800 troops [...]
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Barack Obama seeks $500m to equip Syria rebels

Barack Obama has called on the US Congress to approve $500m to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels, in what would be a significant escalation of US involvement in the conflict. (95)
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Barack Obama pledges aid to Syria opposition groups

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama fought back against critics of his foreign policy on Wednesday by insisting U.S. reliance on diplomacy over military intervention was working to resolve global crises like Ukraine and Iran, [...]
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Barack Obama to Host CEOs Whose Firms Are Investing in US

President Barack Obama is hosting executives from 11 foreign and U.S.-based companies that have chosen to open new plants or relocate overseas operations in the United States. The gathering Tuesday is designed to illustrate growing interest [...]
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Obama assigning deputy chief of staff Nabors to oversee VA review

President Obama is dispatching one of his closest White House advisers to oversee a review of the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department as the agency grapples with allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at a Phoenix veterans [...]
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President Barack Obama presents top medal to Afghanistan veteran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle White for heroism during an ambush in Afghanistan in 2007. (98)
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Nigeria refused help to search for kidnapped girls

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) – The president of Nigeria for weeks refused international help to search for more than 300 girls abducted from a school by Islamic extremists, one in a series of missteps that have led to growing international outrage [...]
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Nigerians blame government for kidnapped girls

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigerian officials are stepping up action on hundreds of missing school girls kidnapped by terrorists in mid-April following the offer of U.S. assistance and increasing pressure by outraged locals – who say they still [...]