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Video: Obama’s Slipping Approval Rate (CBS News)

The Health Care debate and troubled economy may be hurting President Obama’s approval rating. To help put this in perspective, John Dickerson joins Nancy Cordes.

Obama’s Asia tour kicks off at critical time on home front (McClatchy Newspapers via Yahoo! News)

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will leave the country for a four-nation tour of Asia starting Wednesday despite a host of domestic concerns, including the massacre at Fort Hood, a sharply rising jobless rate, his health care legislation stalled in Congress and his Afghanistan troop decision still pending.

Obama welcomes AARP backing of health care bill (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama trumpeted two major endorsements for his health overhaul push Thursday as House Democratic leaders pushed toward a vote Saturday on the far-reaching legislation remaking the U.S. health care system.

Obama budget dir. pledges deficit action next year (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s top budget official promised Tuesday that the administration will try next year to wrestle the skyrocketing budget deficit under control to avoid higher interest rates and putting the health of the economy in jeopardy.

Limbaugh: Obama wants to take big chunk of economy (AP via Yahoo! News)

Rush Limbaugh says President Barack Obama’s bid to overhaul the health care system is a government attempt to seize control of a big chunk of the country’s economy.

Obama says ‘now’s the time’ to pass health care (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama said Monday that America has no choice but to overhaul the health care system to make insurance cheaper for families, businesses and the government.

Obama says ‘now’s the time’ to pass health care (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama said Monday that America has no choice but to overhaul the health care system to make insurance cheaper for families, businesses and the government.

Obama declares swine flu a national emergency (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency and empowered his health secretary to suspend federal guidelines at hospitals and speed up how infected people might receive treatment in a disaster.

Michelle Obama highlights breast cancer awareness (AP via Yahoo! News)

Joni Lownsdale never thought her 2002 breast cancer diagnosis would land her in the middle of the Obama administration’s fight with the health insurance industry.

Obama hails progress on health reform (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed progress by Congress toward approval of his health care reform, but blasted the health insurance industry for trying to block his proposals.