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Obama backs New Orleans mayor for re-election

01/07/2014 11:47am
President Barack Obama has endorsed New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's campaign for re-election.

Gov't doesn't review travel to NKorea by Americans

01/07/2014 12:23pm
The White House says it would not have approved former NBA player Dennis Rodman's latest trip to North Korea if it had any say in the matter.

War policies tested from Mideast, Afghanistan

01/07/2014 4:46pm
President Barack Obama is confronted with a recent burst of strength by al-Qaida that is chipping away at the remains of Mideast stability, testing his hands-off approach to conflicts in Iraq and Syria at the same time he pushes to keep thousands of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

White House marks 50th anniversary of poverty war

01/07/2014 5:24pm
The White House says that although progress has been made in reducing poverty, government can still play a positive role in reducing hardship and increasing economic opportunity.