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Obama to nominate head of REI for Interior secretary

White House via MSNBC - Wed, 02/06/2013 - 9:57am

First Read: The choice of CEO Sally Jewell is unconventional one, as the Interior Department head has been filled in the past by politicians from the West.


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President Obama to visit Israel this spring

White House via MSNBC - Tue, 02/05/2013 - 3:26pm

President Obama will visit Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan this spring, the White House announced Tuesday.


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Obama calls for at least short-term fix with cuts, revenue to avoid sequester

White House via MSNBC - Tue, 02/05/2013 - 3:09pm

President Obama said if congressional leaders cannot draft a full budget by March 1, they should at least come up with a short-term combination of spending cuts and revenue increases in order to stave off deep federal spending cuts scheduled for that date.


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Obama to propose short term package to put off spending cuts

White House via MSNBC - Tue, 02/05/2013 - 11:53am

President Barack Obama on Tuesday will propose that Congress pass a small package of spending cuts and tax reforms to put off the "harmful consequences'' of huge automatic spending cuts known as the "sequester'' for a few months, a White House official said.


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Obama floods the zone

White House via MSNBC - Tue, 02/05/2013 - 10:07am

First Read: The president presses an ambitious legislative agenda ahead of next week’s State of the Union address.


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