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Heads of Ebola-hit nations meet Obama

Apr 16, 2015

Heads of Ebola-hit nations meet Obama

President Barack Obama met with the presidents of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia at the White House on Wednesday to pledge more U.S. support for the nations hardest-hit by the Ebola virus. Obama also used the meeting to mark progress the U.S. has made ...

Apr 14, 2015

Clinton endorsement not automatic, Obama says

Barack Obama will not automatically endorse Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential bid, the White House said Monday, indicating the president will wait until the general election before formally backing a candidate. Keeping up the tradition of sitting presidents not publicly weighing in on the selection ...

Republican Sen. Rubio throws hat in ring

Apr 14, 2015

Republican Sen. Rubio throws hat in ring

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio launched his presidential campaign Monday at a rally in Miami, calling for a new era of American leadership that is not “stuck in the 20th century.” The conservative 43-year-old first-term lawmaker, son to poor immigrants from Cuba, presented the 2016 ...