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How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

01/23/2014 1:07am
The Associated Press-GfK poll on President Obama and politics was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Jan. 17-21. It is based on online interviews of 1,060 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

State of the Union: High volume, low yield

01/23/2014 1:10am
Here's a little secret about the State of the Union address that President Barack Obama will deliver next week: He'll give Congress a long list of requests but few likely will be approved. That's just the reality of a politically divided government.

White House teases State of the Union speech

01/23/2014 9:14am
Want to know what's in next week's State of the Union speech by President Barack Obama?

Poll: At Obama's 5-yr point, few see a turnaround

01/23/2014 12:04pm
As President Barack Obama begins his sixth year in office, people are largely pessimistic about the country's direction, down on the condition of the economy and doubtful it will bounce back anytime soon.

US eyes difficulties in next round of Iran talks

01/23/2014 3:10pm
For the United States and its negotiating partners, the next round of nuclear talks with Iran could present a difficult decision: to sign another temporary agreement or accept nothing less than an ambitious, multiyear accord to dismantle the Islamic republic's nuclear program.

A look at the visas sought by Mich. Gov. Snyder

01/23/2014 3:55pm
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder wants the federal government to set aside 50,000 work visas for bankrupt Detroit over the next five years. Here are some facts and figures about the EB-2 visas he is seeking:

Report: Obama used word 'gay' 272 times in 5 years

01/23/2014 4:30pm
Which recent president has used the word "gay" most often in a public speech, statement or proclamation? And who used it the least, or not at all?

Obama: South Sudan deal a 'critical first step'

01/23/2014 5:20pm
President Barack Obama says the cease-fire deal in South Sudan is a critical first step toward lasting peace.

Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit

01/23/2014 6:29pm
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder asked the federal government Thursday to set aside thousands of work visas for bankrupt Detroit, a bid to revive the decaying city by attracting talented immigrants who are willing to move there and stay for five years.

Obama praises US mayors, pledges cooperation

01/23/2014 6:42pm
President Barack Obama has discussed economic priorities with hundreds of mayors visiting Washington from across the U.S.