Power, pop, and probings from ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper
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- "This Week" This Week -- 8/28/2011
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- Obama Visits FEMA’s Hurricane Response Center
If you’re an unemployed Democrat with a knack for Facebook and Twitter, President Obama’s reelection campaign may have a job for you.
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ABC News' David Kerley reports: Libya, earthquakes, and now a hurricane all during the President’s Martha’s Vineyard vacation. Conference calls on the golf course, reignited criticism from several quarters about the 10-day holiday on this island off of Massachusetts. So,...
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ABC News' Stephanie Smith reports: The White House is touting the time it took to overthrow Libyan tyrant Muammar Gadhafi – a subtle bit of horn-tooting for the administration at a time when there’s not much else to brag about....
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On a day that the Congressional Budget Office predicted slow economic growth, and an unemployment rate still over 8% by the end of next year, the White House says the President continues to work on his new jobs plan during his Martha’s Vineyard vacation. And the President is taking some advice.
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With the powerful Hurricane Irene heading toward the Carolinas, the White House says preparations are well underway, but that the President has no plans to return to Washington D.C. early.
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A United Nations Security Council diplomat tells ABC News that the United States plans to introduce a resolution at this afternoon that would authorize the transfer of roughly $1.5 billion of Moammar Gadhafi’s frozen assets to the rebels.
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President Obama was playing golf today at the Farm Neck Golf Course on Martha’s Vineyard when the 5.8 earthquake hit the east coast, but he didn't feel the tremor, a White House spokesman said.
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ABC's Kirit Radia (@kiritradia_abc) reports: Does today’s east coast tremor put a hole in the “Secretary of Quake” theory? Maybe not, as it seems the shaking earth has followed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton home. Since she became America’s top...
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ABC News' Stephanie Smith reports: This morning at the Blue Heron Farm, National Security Adviser John Brennan gave the President his daily national security briefing which included the lastest developments in Libya, according to White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh...
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Vice President Joe Biden is under fire for appearing to condone China’s one-child policy during a speech Sunday at Sichuan University in Chengdu.
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