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Obama writes post urging equal treatment of gays

11/04/2013 6:31am
President Barack Obama, in a message written for Huffingtonpost.com, is calling on the Senate to pass legislation prohibiting employment discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender people.

For Obama, a sudden struggle with personal appeal

11/04/2013 12:06pm
For years, President Barack Obama's personal favorability ratings served as a political firewall that sustained him through an economic recession, grueling fights with congressional Republicans, and the grind of a re-election campaign.

Obama meets with envoys on closing Guantanamo Bay

11/04/2013 4:56pm
The White House says President Barack Obama has met with two special envoys for closing the Guantanamo Bay prison and recommitted to closing it.