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# President Obama

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# Four more years
18 pretty solid reasons why we should just keep Barack Obama
One more term? Pretty please?
# obama out
Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner
The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.
# terrible twos
This toddler threw a fit in front of President Obama
We’re sure she had her reasons.
# St Patrick's Day
President Obama got quite a few gifts from Ireland today
He was presented with some very special books today by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
# Saudi Arabia
Ireland to pay respects at King Abdullah condolence service
Ambassador Tony Cotter is representing the Department of Foreign Affairs.
# long walk to freedom
"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade
Uruguay has agreed to take six former prisoners.
# off limits
Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to "dress like you deserve respect"
Elizabeth Lauten was communications director to a Republican congressman
# It is a good Shubbery
Secret Service assumed White House intruder would be stopped by bushes
Not the Presidential dynasty. Actual bushes.
# isis
President Obama is considering air strikes in Iraq - reports
One source said his decision was “imminent.”
# call on me brother
Thousands of people sing 'Lean On Me' while stuck in a tunnel
They’ll help you carry on.
# Ukraine
Invasion fears rise as Russia accuses Kiev of 'crimes against its own people'
Vladimir Putin has warned of “consequences” to the military action.
# Sox Nation
President Obama and 'Big Papi' had great craic at the Red Sox' White House reception
Baseball big-hitter David Ortiz grabbed POTUS in for a quick selfie.
# Afghan War
US Medal of Honour recipient asks to re-enlist in the Army
In a rare, if not unprecedented move, William D Swenson has asked US Army officials to allow him return to active service.
# Debt Ceiling
Democrats plan to force Republicans into showdown on debt ceiling
A high-risk plan by Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid is expected to be opposed by Republicans, but it is not known if they will take the step of filibustering it.
# Capitol Shooting
Woman shot at US Capitol "believed President Obama was communicating with her"
Miriam Carey rammed a barrier at the White House before making for the US Capitol, where she was shot.
# Obama
President Obama to give back $20,000 of his salary
Five per cent of his salary will be given to Treasury to act in solidarity with federal workers by sharing in the budget cuts pain.
# gun control
Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.
# First Amendment
The White House responds to the Piers Morgan deportation petition
“BREAKING NEWS: President Obama has officially decided I am NOT being deported.”
# Stairway to White House
So Obama's a Led Zeppelin fan
Also, check out Robert Plant crying at Stairway to Heaven.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Florida
Obama campaign says it won Florida vote
Mitt Romney’s campaign team earlier conceded that the Republican presidential nominee lost Florida’s votes to President Barack Obama.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# sass force one
Pic: Barack Obama - Sassy President
Saucer of milk to the West Wing, please.
# US 2012
US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer
A new ad by Mitt Romney alleges that Barack Obama has not put forward a full policy platform for the next four years.
# US 2012
US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner
The US presidential candidates scored big laughs at an annual fundraiser at New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel last night.
# Going Viral
The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing
Also featuring a hilarious parody mocking the NFL refs.
# USA2012
Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida
Mitt Romney will take to the stage at the Republican National Convention in Florida to receive the official presidential candidate nomination from his party.
# Obama
Obama assassination plot uncovered in US murder case
Prosecutors say that four soldiers had planned to overthrow the US government.
# Colorado
Obama pays tribute to movie massacre victims
Meanwhile, police are still trying to work their way into the suspect’s booby-trapped apartment.
# US 2012
US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'
Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…
# Osama
One year on: Osama bin Laden's death
The architect of the 9/11 terrorist attacks was killed by US Navy SEALs in the early hours of 2 May 2011 – here, we take a look back at the events that unfolded in the wake of his death.
# US 2012
'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service
Woman made controversial remark at a Rick Santorum campaign event yesterday.
# Obama Signs
Obama surprises student with sign language
Obama shows he doesn’t just talk the talk, he can also sign the sign…
# hard ball
Barack Obama knew about Jeremy Lin before you...
US president talked basketball with ESPN’s Bill Simmons.
# Gabrielle Giffords
Gabrielle Giffords steps down from Congress
The Congresswoman, who was injured during a shooting last year, released a video in which she thanked those who supported her.
2011 a "time of great challenge and progress", says Obama
The President of the United States made his New Year’s address today, telling Americans that the country can help create jobs and grow the economy by working together.
# Hacked off
Fox News's hacked Twitter feed kills Obama
A serious of tweets posted from the account of Fox News Politics claimed that the US president had been assassinated in Iowa.
(Not) Cardinal Brady’s liveblog from Obama’s concert’s resident columnist and spiritual leader gives us his blow-by-blow account of goings-on at College Green in honour of visiting US President Barack Obama.