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New year brings new tests for Obama on national security

If this seemed like a tough year for President Barack Obama on national security, just wait until 2015.<p>The new year will bring major tests in nearly all the areas of crisis that the Obama administration has tried to keep at a low boil, from the war on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, to …

Chicago Teen Asks Santa For Safety, President Obama Responds

While Santa was busy leaving gifts for kids under the tree, President Barack Obama stepped in to give one young teen his own special present.<p>Malik …

Obamacare Adviser Gets Set To Go In Front Of Congressional Firing Squad

An MIT economist was recorded saying that without the "stupidity of the American voter," the Affordable Care Act wouldn't have passed. Those comments, and others he made, have put it at serious risk.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>An MIT economist who consulted on the crafting of the Affordable Care …

Even Under Obama, Black Activist Says Every Inch Of Progress Is A Fight

President Obama has said he'll work to improve race relations between police and communitie, but in his hometown, many see a leader unable to sustain the progress predicted during his 2008 campaign.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Around this country people clearly want their voices to be heard after …

Siding With Obama On Deportations Hurts Saldana's Bipartisan Support

The Senate is to vote Tuesday on Sarah Saldana's nomination to run Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Republicans believe she will be too sympathetic to the president's actions on deportations.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>It's only going to get harder for President Obama to push his nominees …

Obama Says Sony Made A 'Mistake' In Cancelling 'The Interview'

President Obama said Sony made a mistake by pulling the movie North Korea opposed and promised a U.S. response to North Korea's actions in the cyber attack against the company.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>President Obama says Sony Pictures Entertainment made a mistake when it decided not to …

To Finish Up Year, Obama Will Hold A Press Conference

President Obama will close out 2014 with his traditional end-of-year press conference.<p>The press conference is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. ET., and it's bound to be eventful because Obama has a lot to talk about.<p>Among the news events that will likely come up:<p>-- The normalization of diplomatic …

Obama Wraps Up A 'Breakthrough' 2014

President Obama held his year-end press conference Friday, insisting 2014 has been a "breakthrough year for America." He also addressed the Sony hack attack and his recent executive action on Cuba.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>The end of the year's often a time for reflection. It certainly was for …

With New Congress, Will Obama Work Differently?

The GOP-led Congress President Obama will have to deal with for the last two years of his presidency is a stark contrast to the Democratic-led one he came in with. Does that mean Obama will change his approach to dealing with Capitol Hill?<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>The new Congress that begins …

Obama Hits The Links With Malaysia's Prime Minister

What do two world leaders do when they find themselves on the same Hawaiian island on Christmas Eve? If you're President Barack Obama and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, you round up a few aides and make common cause on the golf course.<p>Both vacationing this week in Oahu, Obama and Najib teed …

On Christmas, Obama marks end of Afghan combat

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama marked the end of more than a decade of combat in Afghanistan by paying tribute to America's …

Can GOP shatter 'Obama coalition' in 2016?

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a "permanent governing majority" for the …

Obama touts end of combat mission in Afghanistan

President Obama paid tribute to the military saying the sacrifices of the American troops have allowed for a more peaceful, prosperous world to come out of the ashes of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.<p>Obama marked the end of Afghan combat at a Marine Corps base in Hawaii Christmas Day. Obama still …

On Christmas visit with troops, Obama lauds end of Afghanistan mission | Reuters

KANOEHE BAY, Hawaii (Reuters) - One week before the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan draws to a close, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops on Thursday during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama and First …

ObamaCare woes: Struggling Iowa health insurer taken over by state

A taxpayer-backed Iowa health insurer created under ObamaCare has been taken over by the state amid deep financial problems, sending policyholders in the Midwest scrambling for new coverage and raising questions about the status of similar outfits across the country.<p>The Iowa Insurance Division …

Jeb Bush eases out of some businesses, such as firm helped by Obamacare

When Jeb Bush completed two terms as governor of Florida in 2007, he reported his net worth at $1.3 million, about $700,000 less than when he took office.<p>Today, nearly eight years later, he is a wealthier man. He has plunged into business and entrepreneurial ventures involving consulting, the paid …