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Talking Points: White House And The Sequester

This is the week you will be hearing an awful lot about the sequester. That’s the package of $85 billion in cuts that begin to go into effect on Friday if a deal is not reached between the White House and Republican leaders in Congress.

02/24/2013

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GOP Rep. Kline: Automatic Cuts Likely To Occur

Minnesota Rep. John Kline, a member of GOP leadership in Washington, says automatic federal budget cuts neither side wants have a “better than even” chance of kicking in.

02/18/2013

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John Williams And David Gergen!

The Presidential advisor to four different administrations and now political consultant on CNN talked with John on Thursday afternoon.

02/07/2013

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Obama A Skeet Shooter? See New White House Photo

Two days before President Barack Obama’s first trip outside Washington to promote his gun-control proposals, the White House tried to settle a brewing mystery when it released a photo to back his claim to be a skeet shooter.

02/02/2013

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Obama To Visit Mpls. To Discuss Gun Control Plans

President Obama will head to Minneapolis Monday to discuss his comprehensive plan to reduce gun violence with city leaders and law enforcement, according to the White House.

01/30/2013

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Henn. Co. Sheriff And Obama Discuss Guns, Mental Illness

Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek and several other law enforcement officials met Monday with President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss gun violence and mental illness.

01/28/2013

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Obama Writes Note For Time Capsule In Ely

A handwritten note from President Barack Obama will be buried in a time capsule in Ely, not to surface for 50 years. The president’s two-page letter on White House stationery will be encased in a wall at Vermillion Community College.

01/21/2013

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Frank Shows Us The Holiday-Decorated White House

WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro was in Washington, DC Thursday for a serious sit-down with the president, but he also got a chance to have some fun while he was at the White House.

12/13/2012

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Frank Interviews Obama On Fiscal Cliff, Spending Cuts

With negotiations regarding the impending fiscal cliff hanging in the balance, President Barack Obama told WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro he’s confident a deal will be reached.

12/13/2012

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Frank Vascellaro To Interview The President

WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro is going to Washington to talk one-on-one with President Obama Thursday.

12/12/2012

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White House: Retiring Gagliardi ‘Stuff Of Legend’

St. John’s University football coach John Gagliardi is winning praise in retirement from the White House.

11/19/2012

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Opinion: Now That Paula Broadwell And Jill Kelley’s 15 Minutes Are About Up

Paula Broadwell and Jill Kelley need to be removed from the top of the nation’s top newspaper publications and demoted to the likes of the National Enquirer.

11/16/2012

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Opinion: Karl Rove Is The Most Overrated Person In Politics Today

Rove has managed to spin himself a personal fortune in national politics. His reputation, however, does not match his accomplishments.

11/08/2012

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Opinion: Biden in 2016?

Can anyone other than Vice President Joe Biden himself imagine Joe Biden as a presidential candidate after all we’ve learned about him in the past four years while he has sat one heartbeat away from the presidency?

11/06/2012

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Opinion: Benghazi-Gate: Obama’s Unconscionable Actions

By now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.

10/30/2012

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