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President Obama hopes two additions to his staff will help turn around his second term. Brianna Keilar reports.
CNN's Athena Jones looks at President Obama's second term troubles and falling poll numbers following Obamacare rollout.
The Obama administration stands by claims that customers will be allowed to keep their plan despite Obamacare.
In an hour-long news conference today, Pres. Obama addressed shutdown negotiations and the looming debt limit. Hours later, House Speaker John Boehner held his own news conference to jab back at the White House. CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the dueling addresses.
In comments this past weekend, Pres. Obama weighed in on a long-standing debate over the Washington Redskins' name, saying if he was the team's owner, "I'd think about changing" the name. CNN's Brian Todd reports on the controversy.
Day one of a government shutdown hit America today, and there is no end in sight. CNN's Jim Acosta looks at the view from the White House and how Pres. Obama responded during his remarks in the Rose Garden, saying, "This Republican shutdown did not need to happen."
Wolf Blitzer asks the White House Press Secretary about the impending government shutdown and whether Pres. Obama will compromise.
As news spread that Pres. Obama had called Iranian Pres. Hassan Rouhani, Reza Sayah reports live from Tehran with reaction from the Iranian people.
It was a 15-minute phone call 34 years in the making: Pres. Obama called Iranian Pres. Hassan Rouhani, marking the first conversation between the two country's leaders since the Islamic revolution seized power in Iran in 1979. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on the details of the call and what issues the two countries may solve diplomatically.
The crisis in Syria, a looming government shutdown, an economic recovery still considered anemic–President Obama has been taking a lot of heat recently. Nine months into his second term, his domestic agenda appears to be in trouble. CNN's Athena Jones reports on the escalating battle between the White House and House Republicans.