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Briton Bradley Wiggins Wins Tour de France

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Bradley Wiggins has won cycling’s prestigious Tour de France, the first Briton to capture the championship in the 109-year history of the grueling race. The 32-year-old Wiggins, already a triple Olympic gold medalist, wore the leader’s yellow jersey and raised his arms in victory as he crossed the finish line during Sunday’s final ride into […]

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Obamas Announce Initiative to Hire Military Veterans

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has announced that a group of U.S. firms has committed to hiring 25,000 military veterans and their spouses over the next two years. Mrs. Obama spoke at a gathering of U.S. service members in Hampton, Virginia, as she accompanied her husband, President Barack Obama, on the final day of a […]

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Obamas Announce Initiative to Hire Military Veterans

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has announced a group of U.S. firms have committed to hiring 25,000 military veterans and their spouses over the next two years. Mrs. Obama spoke at a gathering of U.S. service members in Hampton, Virginia, as she accompanied her husband, President Barack Obama, on the final day of a three-day […]

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Obama Wrapping Up Bus Tour to Promote Jobs Bill in Virginia

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will continue his effort to gain public approval for his $447 billion jobs plan as he wraps up a three-day bus tour in the eastern state of Virginia on Wednesday. On Tuesday, President Obama blasted Republican lawmakers who have refused to pass the bill, accusing them of killing jobs and raising […]

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Obama Slams Republicans, Offers Them 2nd Chance

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is blasting Republican lawmakers on the second day of his bus tour, accusing them of killing jobs and raising taxes on working people. Mr. Obama spoke Tuesday at a community center in Jamestown, North Carolina, and later at a high school in Emporia, Virginia, to rally support for his $447 billion […]

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Obama Slams Republicans, Offers Them 2nd Chance

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is blasting Republican lawmakers on the second day of his bus tour, accusing them of killing jobs and raising taxes on working people. Mr. Obama spoke Tuesday at a community center in Jamestown, North Carolina to rally support for his $447 billion jobs bill. The president said he was giving lawmakers […]

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Obama Rolls Through US South, Blasting Congress

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is rolling up his sleeves and hitting the road for the second day, trying to galvanize voters in support of his $447-billion jobs bill. Mr. Obama is set to travel through more of the southern state of North Carolina before heading to neighboring Virginia, stopping and talking to residents along the […]

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Obama Begins Southern Tour to Urge Passge of Jobs Legislation

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama Monday began a campaign-style bus tour of two southern states to promote his economic policies and put pressure on Republicans in Congress to pass at least part of his $447 billion jobs bill The president is spending three days in North Carolina and Virginia, states that he won in 2008 and […]

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Obama Calls for Pressure on Congress to Pass Job Creation Bills

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has begun a tour of two southern states by urging voters to pressure Congress into passing a series of job creation bills that failed to secure congressional approval as a complete package last week. In a speech to supporters at an airport in Asheville, North Carolina, Mr. Obama said Monday that […]

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Obama Bus Tour to Campaign for Jobs Proposals

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama begins a bus tour of two southern states on Monday, hoping to rally public support for his calls on Congress to pass his recent proposal for creating jobs. Mr. Obama’s first stop is Asheville, North Carolina. He is expected to spend the next three days touring North Carolina and Virginia, two […]

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