Obama: Washington Feels Broken

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President Obama says he underestimated how politics trumps problem solving in Washington.

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  • Edward Snowden or the NSA: Who Violated Your Privacy More? - Atlantic Monthly
    Privacy Act when he gave the Washington Post ... uncomfortable with an agency that feels justified ... calls for Bush and Obama administration
    07/8/2014 - 1:47 pm | View Link
  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers - Associated Press
    ... crisis if only President Barack Obama would "get ... This is a problem that feels all too familiar ... 6, 2014. Immigration solution is in ...
    07/8/2014 - 1:27 pm | View Link
  • State of Wisconsin Sensenbrenner NSA reform bill faces competing ... - Badger Herald
    Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Menomonee Falls, feels misled. ... George W. Bush and Barack Obama grossly ... said at a Cato Institute forum in Washington.
    07/8/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Link
  • HistoryMakers Collection Finds Home at Library of Congress - Diverse
    ... with Illinois State Senator Barack Obama, who ... slave narratives and Richardson says she feels a ... available in the reference center in ...
    07/8/2014 - 11:25 am | View Link
  • NATO Chief Warns of Duplicity by Putin on Ukraine - New York Times
    NATO Chief: Russia Still Trying to Destabilize Ukraine - Wall Street Journal
    07/8/2014 - 11:25 am | View Link
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  • How Obama feels about Congress right now — in one McKayla Maroney face
    Yup, that's basically how President Obama feels about Congress right now. Before signing an executive order on workers' rights and federal contracts Thursday, Obama spoke about the House's decision to move forward with a lawsuit accusing the president of ...
    07/31/2014 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • Kerry Washington Baby: Is The Actress Upset With President Obama For Talking About Her Daughter To The Press? [VIDEO]
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    07/29/2014 - 8:42 am | View Link
  • My 'basketball shot' is broken, says President Obama
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    07/28/2014 - 7:30 am | View Link
  • Obama, in Silicon Valley for fundraisers, touts accomplishments
    The middle class is "stuck,'' he said. "They feel like they're treading water." "It feels as if Washington doesn't work," ignoring those in need, he said. And that's because the Republican Party is interested only in proving that government doesn't work ...
    07/23/2014 - 9:20 am | View Link
  • Obama vows U.S. will seek justice in downing of Malaysian jet
    Obama visited the Netherlands Embassy in Washington to sign the book. Of the 298 people killed in the crash, 193 were Dutch. "No words can adequately express the sorrow the world feels over this loss. It is made more acute by the deep ties of friendship ...
    07/22/2014 - 4:42 pm | View Link
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  • Obama
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  • Politics | Washington Examiner
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    07/31/2014 - 10:30 am | View Website
  • Michelle Obama
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    07/30/2014 - 11:46 pm | View Website
  • RealClearPolitics
    All Commentary & News Stories - When Impeachment Becomes Fundraising Bait - Ron Fournier, National Jrnl - Obama's Big Competence Problem - Chris Cillizza, Washington Post
    07/30/2014 - 6:09 pm | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    07/30/2014 - 5:05 pm | View Website
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