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Watch: A very cool Barack Obama talks about his retirement plans in this hilarious video
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Watch: A very cool Barack Obama talks about his retirement plans in this hilarious video

In a video which was aired at Obama's final annual White House Correspondents' dinner on Saturday, the US president shared his retirement plans. And how!

Republicans nominate Paul Ryan to be new Speaker of US House of Representatives
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Republicans nominate Paul Ryan to be new Speaker of US House of Representatives

Former vice presidential candidate and Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan was chosen as the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives in a closed-door election of the House Republican Conference on Wednesday.

Frontrunner Kevin McCarthy quits US House speaker race causing chaos among Republicans
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Frontrunner Kevin McCarthy quits US House speaker race causing chaos among Republicans

Conservative US Republicans drove frontrunner Kevin McCarthy out of the race to be the next speaker of the House Thursday, plunging their party into disarray and triggering a mad scramble to find the chamber's next leader.

Republicans takes charge in Congress, run into veto threat
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Republicans takes charge in Congress, run into veto threat

Republicans took complete control of Congress for the first time in eight years on Tuesday and ran straight into a confrontation with President Barack Obama over one of the top priorities on their legislative agenda — approval to build a hotly debated Canada-US oil pipeline.

House re-elects John Boehner as speaker over tea party opposition
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House re-elects John Boehner as speaker over tea party opposition

The US House of Representatives has re-elected John Boehner to be speaker in the new Republican-led Congress, despite opposition by conservative tea party lawmakers that underscored party divisions.

Despite Obama's action, immigrants choose to remain in the shadows
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Despite Obama's action, immigrants choose to remain in the shadows

President Obama outlined executive action to let some 4.4 million parents of US citizens and legal permanent residents to remain in the US temporarily.

Republicans call Obama's immigration plan threat to democracy, vow to fight it
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Republicans call Obama's immigration plan threat to democracy, vow to fight it

US Republicans offered strident reaction on Thursday to President Barack Obama's unilateral plan to bring millions of undocumented non-citizens out of the shadows and make them eligible for work permits.

PM Modi not to address US Congress during Washington visit
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PM Modi not to address US Congress during Washington visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be addressing the US Congress when he comes calling September-end for a summit with President Barack Obama.

PM Modi will not address US Congress during September visit
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PM Modi will not address US Congress during September visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be addressing the US Congress when he comes calling September end for a summit with President Barack Obama.

Modi extended open invite to address US Congress joint session
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Modi extended open invite to address US Congress joint session

In a letter addressed to Modi, Speaker Boehner said there is an interest in the US House of Representatives in inviting the new Indian prime minister to address a joint meeting of the Congress.

House of Representatives passes debt ceiling increase
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House of Representatives passes debt ceiling increase

The 221-201 vote came hours after Republican House leader John Boehner announced that his fractured party would relent.

Won't give up wine, cigarettes to become US president: John Boehner
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Won't give up wine, cigarettes to become US president: John Boehner

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday he had no interest in running for the White House, declaring on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" he was not about to give up red wine and cigarettes to be president.

New prospects in 2014 for an immigration overhaul in USA
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New prospects in 2014 for an immigration overhaul in USA

After last year's confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of U.S. immigration laws.

Obama tones down his agenda, but no safe bets for US government yet
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Obama tones down his agenda, but no safe bets for US government yet

US President Barack Obama is laying down a three-item to-do list for Congress that might seem meager when compared with the bold, progressive agenda he envisioned at the start of his second term

Senate reaches bipartisan deal on US debt, budget
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Senate reaches bipartisan deal on US debt, budget

Sen. Kelly Ayotte also said the House of Representatives might vote first on the plan to speed its way through Congress and put it on President Barack Obama's desk for signing before Thursday's default deadline.

10 things you should know about the US debt ceiling
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10 things you should know about the US debt ceiling

Given that, it is important to understand what the debt ceiling really means and how it can impact the whole world.

Obama pressures Boehner to help avoid default, reopening federal govt
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Obama pressures Boehner to help avoid default, reopening federal govt

President Barack Obama was pressuring John Boehner, the top Republican in Congress, to hold votes to avoid a potentially catastrophic default and re-open the federal government

US shutdown: Will negotiate if threats withdrawn, Obama to Republicans
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US shutdown: Will negotiate if threats withdrawn, Obama to Republicans

US President Barack Obama today offered to negotiate with the Republican leadership only after the threat of government shutdown and debt default have been removed, the White House said.

Enough votes to end US govt shutdown immediately, says Obama
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Enough votes to end US govt shutdown immediately, says Obama

President Barack Obama today said that there are enough votes in the US House of Representatives - or the lower house of the Congress - to end the government shutdown, which is now into its second week.

White House signals possible debt ceiling fix, markets jittery
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White House signals possible debt ceiling fix, markets jittery

The White House indicated it could support a temporary increase to the nation's borrowing limit.