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6 Mar 2017
FBI Director James Comey rejected President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped him during the campaign.
26 Feb 2017
US Democrats have elected a former labour secretary in Barack Obama's administration as their new leader. Tom Perez beat Keith Ellison, the Minnesota congress member, following two rounds of voting on Saturday.
30 Jan 2017
Former US President Barack Obama has spoken out against President Donald Trump’s ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.
21 Jan 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama board an official U.S. government jet and wave goodbye, following the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
18 Jan 2017
White House press secretary Josh Earnest held his last press briefing Tuesday, and got a surprise visit from his boss, President Obama.
17 Jan 2017
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro denounces what he calls a 'hate campaign' against US President-elect Donald Trump and says his administration would not be 'worse' than Barack Obama's.
11 Jan 2017
US papers are buzzing about unsubstantiated intelligence reports that Russia has damaging information about Donald Trump.
9 Jan 2017
In less than two weeks, US President Barack Obama will hand over power to Donald Trump. Most agree that the US economy is in much better shape than it was when Obama was elected in 2008.
6 Jan 2017
President Barack Obama says the beating of a special needs teen that was broadcast live on Facebook is 'despicable.'
5 Jan 2017
The US Republican Party has begun efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or what most Americans call Obamacare. The outgoing president is determined, however, to protect his signature legislation.
31 Dec 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama wishes Americans a Happy New Year, talks about his legacy and says keeping the country moving forward "is a task that falls to all of us."
30 Dec 2016
The United States expelled 35 Russian diplomats in response to hacking attacks during the U.S. elections.

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