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Liberal lawmakers defy Obama on Patriot Act (AP via Yahoo! News)

Defying the Obama administration, the House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to remove from the USA Patriot Act a tool for tracking non-U.S. citizens in anti-terrorism investigations.

Obama admin praises early Senate financial bill (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee is poised to release a draft bill on financial regulatory reform that meets many of President Barack Obama’s core goals, but it is unclear if it will gain any Republican support, an administration official said on Tuesday.

Majority of Nobel jury ‘objected to Obama prize’ (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Three of the five members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee had objections to the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to US President Barack Obama, the Norwegian tabloid Verdens Gang (VG) reported Thursday.

Obama health care push clears Senate hurdle (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s ambitious drive to remake US health care cleared a major hurdle Tuesday, as the Senate Finance Committee approved sweeping legislation to enact his top domestic priority.

Obama health care push faces key vote (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s top domestic priority faced a critical vote Tuesday, with the Senate Finance Committee set to cast judgment on his ambitious but troubled drive to remake US health care.

Fidel Castro calls Obama Nobel positive measure (AP via Yahoo! News)

Count Fidel Castro among those in favor of the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s controversial choice of U.S.

Obama urges IOC to pick Chicago for ‘16 Games (Sports Illustrated)

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (CNN) — President Obama urged the International Olympic Committee on Friday to pick his hometown of Chicago as the host of the 2016 Games, saying the city represents the American dream as well as the Olympic spirit.

Obama pushes for Chicago as 2016 Olympic host (CNN)

U.S. President Barack Obama urged the International Olympic Committee on Friday to pick his hometown of Chicago as the host of the 2016 Games, saying the city represents the American dream as well as the Olympic spirit.

Obama Supports Chicago Bid for 2016 Summer Games (Bloomberg via Yahoo! News)

Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) — U.S.

Obama uses personal touch as Chicago bids to woo IOC (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

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