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Jeff Mason

Jeff Mason

    Obama knocks Trump for anti-Muslim rhetoric
    Obama knocks Trump for anti-Muslim rhetoric
    President Barack Obama took aim on Tuesday at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and accused critics of playing into the hands of...
    Selma anniversary: Obama declares work of Civil Rights Movement advanced but unfinished
    Selma anniversary: Obama declares work of Civil Rights Movement advanced but unfinished
    With a nod to ongoing US racial tension and threats to voting rights, President Barack Obama declared the work of the Civil Rights Movement...
    Obama strikes defiant tone in State of the Union Address
    Obama strikes defiant tone in State of the Union Address
    President Barack Obama greeted the new Republican-led Congress with defiance on Tuesday, calling for his opponents to end their resistance to...
    Obama to sign order barring federal discrimination against gays
    Obama to sign order barring federal discrimination against gays
    The order does not include new exemptions for religious organisations, a fact that was cheered by gay rights activists.
    Obama says downing of plane a 'wake-up call' over Ukraine conflict
    Obama says downing of plane a 'wake-up call' over Ukraine conflict
    US President Barack Obama said the downing of a Malaysian jetliner in a Ukrainian region controlled by Russian-backed separatists should be a...
    Obama warns Putin of more sanctions over Ukraine crisis
    Obama warns Putin of more sanctions over Ukraine crisis
    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday discussed a downed passenger plane along the Russian-Ukraine border...
    Despite win, Obama has weak hand with Congress
    Despite win, Obama has weak hand with Congress
    Despite his win last week in a debt ceiling stand-off with Republicans, President Barack Obama has limited ability to achieve his policy goals...
    Obama, Bush commemorate victims of Tanzania's al-Qaeda bombing
    Obama, Bush commemorate victims of Tanzania's al-Qaeda bombing
    US President Barack Obama and former US president Bush stood together in Tanzania on Tuesday to commemorate the victims of the...
    Gun control and job creation marks Obama's State of the Union address
    Gun control and job creation marks Obama's State of the Union address
    Looking to use momentum from his re-election victory last November, Obama on Tuesday vowed to turn much of his attention toward reducing the...
    Obama: US can't afford more showdowns over debt, deficits
    Obama: US can't afford more showdowns over debt, deficits
    President Obama, who returned to
    Senate vote likely on US 'fiscal cliff' deal
    Senate vote likely on US 'fiscal cliff' deal
    However, the agreement was likely to face stiff challenges in the House of Representatives.
    Obama accuses Mitt of suffering from 'Romnesia'
    Obama accuses Mitt of suffering from 'Romnesia'
    President Barack Obama turned his rival's name into an ailment on Friday, accusing Mitt Romney of suffering from "Romnesia" for...