Utah's governor on Wednesday said President Obama's health care law would have turned out better if the administration had reached out to governors for their ideas.
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President Obama called Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome Tuesday afternoon to congratulate the two men on leading their team to a Super Bowl victory.
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Opening the first immigration hearing of the new Congress, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee warned his colleagues not to use the term "illegal immigrant" as the debate goes on.
President Obama's head speechwriter, Jon Favreau, is leaving his job at the end of the month, possibly to pursue a career as a Hollywood screenwriter.
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Former Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul said Monday that the shooting death of a Navy Iraq War veteran was the consequence of his life as one of the military's most celebrated snipers.
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