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Tamara Keith

Tamara Keith appears in the following:

8 Signs Obama Is Feeling Trapped In The Presidency

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Lately, President Obama has increasingly shown signs he's feeling claustrophobic in the presidential bubble.

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Obama Gets Real, Meeting The Authors Behind White House Letters

Friday, June 27, 2014

Each night, the president reads 10 letters sent to him by Americans. Now, he's meeting some of those writers in person. Is it simply an escape from D.C. amid low approval ratings or something more?

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A Bear On The Loose In Washington

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

There's a bear roaming the streets of the nation's capital. Not an actual bear, just a president who describes his recent efforts to escape the White House bubble in ursine terms.

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Measles Outbreak In Ohio Leads Amish To Reconsider Vaccines

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Amish country in Ohio is being hit hard by a measles outbreak. Most Amish aren't vaccinated, so the disease has spread quickly. But a push for vaccination has found many takers.

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Democrats Hope For Work-Life Balance To Act As Lever In Midterms

Monday, June 23, 2014

The Obama administration held the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families. Keeping a focus on paid leave and equal pay is seen by Democrats as a winning strategy in the midterm elections.

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Administration Focuses On Challenges Working Families Face

Monday, June 23, 2014

Ideas like paid sick, maternity leave and universal preschool will take center stage at the White House Summit on Working Families.

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Political Solution Needed In Iraq, Obama Says

Friday, June 20, 2014

President Obama is sending up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to gather intelligence on the insurgency. He was adamant there will be no American combat operations on the ground in Iraq.

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Obama Plans To Send Advisers To Iraq, Leaving Air Strikes On Table

Thursday, June 19, 2014

President Obama spoke at the White House briefing room to announce next steps in Iraq. Conditions there continue to deteriorate, along with faith in the country's prime minister.

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The Roads Not Taken: Obama's Travels Leave Out These 4 States

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

As president, Barack Obama has traveled to 46 of the 50 states. He has yet to visit Idaho, South Carolina, South Dakota and Utah — all states he lost by a big margin in 2012.

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Upset Of Eric Cantor Deals A Shock To GOP Establishment

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Eric Cantor became the first house majority leader ever to lose a primary, losing the GOP nomination to Tea Party challenger David Brat in the Republican primary.

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Despite Initial Doubts, Wisconsin's Second-In-Command Soars

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is now a rising GOP star. The mother of two is a former TV news anchor and a cancer survivor, who left the hospital just in time to vote in her own primary.

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President Obama's Globe-Trotting, By The Numbers

Friday, June 06, 2014

Which countries has President Obama visited the most during his presidency? France and Mexico. His current visit to France is his fifth as president.

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What Happened To Unemployment Benefits?

Friday, June 06, 2014

Five months have passed since the expiration of the emergency unemployment benefits program for the long-term unemployed. Amid congressional delays, it's unclear whether those benefits ever will be extended.

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Release Of Sgt. Bergdahl May Have Come At A High Cost

Monday, June 02, 2014

Bowe Bergdahl's release and the prisoner swap that made it possible are raising thorny foreign policy questions, which are being voiced most loudly at this point by congressional Republicans.

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New Acting VA Secretary Faces Cultural Challenges

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Eric Shinseki, secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has resigned over the growing health care scandal. He said remaining in office would only distract from carrying out needed reforms.

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VA Secretary Shinseki Steps Down Amid Reports Of Systemic Problems

Friday, May 30, 2014

Gen. Eric Shinseki is stepping down as the secretary of veteran's affairs. The decision comes in the midst of growing outrage over scheduling issues in the VA health system.

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U.S. Plans To Leave Residual Force Of Nearly 10,000 In Afghanistan

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

President Obama announced on Tuesday a plan to leave a residual force of 9,800 service members in Afghanistan beyond 2014. By 2016, most troops will be out of the country.

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First Lady Fights To Keep Healthful School Lunch Law Intact

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Michelle Obama's fight to help kids eat more healthfully and fight obesity is about to get real. She's launching a campaign Tuesday to fight congressional efforts to delay new school food rules.

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Conservatives Brainstorm To Win Voters In The Middle

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Election watchers say Republicans could take control of the Senate in 2014, but to guarantee a win, some conservatives are floating ideas to broaden the party's appeal to the middle class.

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Seeds Of Political Engagement? They're Planted Early

Sunday, May 11, 2014

NPR listeners shared photos of their early political memories and experiences. This is what we learned.

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