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US President and former Illinois senator Barack Obama presents Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics, on October 2, 2009 in Copenhagen. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote on the destiny of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games after a final round battle. (credit: OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Selection Of Openly Gay Athletes To Winter Olympics Delegation Sends Clear Signal To Russia

President Barack Obama named openly gay athletes to the delegation that will represent the U.S. next year at opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, sending a clear signal to Russia about its treatment of gays and lesbians.

12/17/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers Call For Drought Declaration

With another dry winter looming, California lawmakers called on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

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UCLA Professors Remember How Mandela Moved Campuses To Join Fight Against Apartheid

In 1986, UCLA students, moved by the late South African leader’s fight for racial equality, protested the university’s investments and companies with business ties to the country.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2013

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President Obama Wraps Up 2-Day Visit To Los Angeles

President Barack Obama Tuesday wrapped up a two-day visit to the Southland with a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee and a visit to DreamWorks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/26/2013

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Get Ready: Obama Visiting LA Area On Monday And Tuesday

President Obama will participate in several events when he returns to the Southland next week.

11/22/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Obama Gets More Tech Help To Fix Health Insurance Site

The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2013

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Texas’ Rick Perry Faults Obama For Standoff In Washington

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are to blame for the standoff in Washington that has led to a partial government shutdown.

10/04/2013

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Syrian Americans Rally In Westwood Against Possible U.S. Military Intervention

Protestors defended Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and questioned the assertion his government is responsible for the August 21 attack on its people.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

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Pres. Obama To Return To Southland For $32K-A-Person Roundtable Discussion

President Barack Obama will be back in Southern California next month for a pricey roundtable discussion with a group of Democratic supporters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

US President Barack Obama takes a drink from a mug as host Jay Leno watches during a taping of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at NBC Studios on August 6, 2013 in Burbank, California.  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Concludes First Day Of West Coast Trip Following Leno Appearance

Supporters and protestors alike showed up as President Barack Obama’s motorcade concluded it’s first day in the Southland at the Hilton Hotel in Woodland Hills.

08/06/2013

President Barack Obama is pictured during an interview on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” at the NBC Studios in Burbank, California, on October 25, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

President Obama Arrives In LA For ‘Tonight Show’ Appearance

The president landed at Los Angeles International Airport at approximately 3:20 p.m. and is scheduled to be in Burbank for the show’s 4:30 p.m. taping, according to the White House.

08/06/2013

US President Barack Obama chats with host Jay Leno during a break in the taping of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” October 24, 2012 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California.  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Southland Tuesday, LAPD Advises Motorists On Areas To Avoid

Afternoon traffic headaches will be a serious possibility Tuesday when President Barack Obama makes a brief visit to Los Angeles to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Loses Ground With Calif. Voters In Latest Field Poll

A new Field Poll finds that support for President Barack Obama has slipped 10 points in the last five months among California voters.

07/23/2013

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