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In his 2008 run for president, then-Senator Barack Obama promised that he would reach out to anyone who wanted to engage, including America's foes - and today, he's got a nuclear deal with Iran and a handshake with Cuba. Is Pres. Obama shifting his foreign policy to a reliance on diplomacy and discussion? CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
At a memorial for Nelson Mandela, President Obama urged listeners to apply his principles to their own lives.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on Pres. Obama's handshake with Cuban Pres. Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
Pres. Barack Obama knows his Uncle Omar. It seems like an obvious statement, but when stories surfaced of a relative who faced deportation, the White House denied that the president knew the man. CNN's Brian Todd reports on the new admission by the White House that Pres. Obama met - and briefly lived with - his uncle.
The stock market has continued to hit new highs as new unemployment numbers showed 203,00 jobs created and the lowest jobless rate in 5 years. But many across the country are still feeling pinched. CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the Obama administration and the economy.
Live in "The Situation Room," President Barack Obama addresses the nation and the world to honor former South African President Nelson Mandela. He recalls how Mandela inspired him and drew him to politics, saying, "I cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that Nelson Mandela set." Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95.
In two speeches Wednesday, Pres. Barack Obama addressed the growing inequality in the U.S., calling for new policies to lift up the poor - including raising the minimum wage. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
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The latest CNN/ORC poll numbers show Pres. Obama's approval rating has hit an all-time low, with only 41% approving of the job he's doing. Wolf Blitzer discusses with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni and CNN's Crossfire co-hosts Stephanie Cutter and Newt Gingrich.
They need each other for different reasons. And yet, the relationship between Pres. Barack Obama and former Pres. Bill Clinton is complicated, to say the least - especially after Clinton chided Obama to keep his campaign promise, "If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep it." CNN's Senior White House correspondent Brianna Keilar reports.
President Obama held a news conference Monday to respond to criticisms about the problems people have been having signing up for Obamacare online. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports on the President's promise to fix the site.