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Bo Obama wears bunny ears in Easter video

President Barack Obama’s dog, Bo, is doing his part to promote the White House Easter Egg Roll. In a video posted on YouTube Tuesday, Bo encourages Americans to enter the Easter Egg Roll lottery for a chance at a ticket to the annual White House event. As the camera pulls…

Ohio school shooting ‘unforgivable’: White House

WASHINGTON — The high school shooting in Ohio that killed three students was “terrible and unforgivable,” the White House said Tuesday, adding that it was too early to know if it was linked to bullying. The alleged shooter, a 17-year-old student, opened fire Monday with a handgun on a group…

White House unveils ‘one click’ online privacy plan

The White House unveiled an online privacy proposal Thursday intended to allow Web users to easily opt out of being tracked on the Internet. The “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights” has received the backing of leading Internet companies and online advertising networks and would involve a simple “one click” setting…

White House regrets Iran ‘failure’ on UN mission

The White House expressed disappointment Wednesday that Iran had made no progress in its dealings with UN nuclear inspectors, branding the fruitless visit a “failure” on Tehran’s part. “We regret the failure of Iran to reach an agreement with the IAEA,” White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters. “It’s another…

Troops march to the White House for Ron Paul

Hundreds of active U.S. troops marched to the White House Monday afternoon, expressing support for Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) anti-war positions and promoting their belief the U.S. should end overseas combat. The march began at the Washington Monument and produced chants of “Ron Paul” from troops on their way to…

Obama’s new slogan: looking to replace Hope and Change

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Winning The Future. Greater Together. We Don’t Quit. They may not be official but those are all phrases that could in one form or another be candidates to become President Barack Obama’s re-election slogan. Advisers say a fresh slogan to replace the winning “Change we can believe…

Reid: Birth control row ‘senseless’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s top ally in the US Senate on Thursday condemned as “senseless” an angry spat over a White House plan to require most insurance plans to cover birth control for women. “That is so senseless,” Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said as Obama’s Republican foes…

Campaign fashion at the front line of winning votes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The policies of U.S. President Barack Obama and his potential Republican rivals differ, but when it comes to campaign trail fashion they could not be more alike with their style at the frontline of winning votes. Whether it’s rolled-up sleeves, or a checked shirt with no…

President Obama fires ‘marshmallow cannon’ in White House

More than a hundred students from across the country participated today in a special White House science fair. Exhibits on display included a Skype-using robot, a portable disaster shelter, and 14-year-old Joey Hudy’s “Marshmallow Cannon,” which the president tried his hand at firing. Watch the video, embedded via NBC Nightly…

Occupy DC defies ban, hoists ‘tent of dreams’

Occupy DC protesters defied a threatened police clampdown on their tent colony Monday, pitching a massive “tent of dreams” in the park near the White House they took over four months ago. With several hundred cheering supporters looking on, but no police in sight, they hoisted a deep-blue tarpaulin over…

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