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Obama joke about Slurpee Summit inspires 7-Eleven

Is President Barack Obama willing to risk Slurpee brainfreeze as he grapples with political gridlock? A strange but real possibility. The president’s campaign-trail attack on Republicans as Slurpee-sipping do-nothings boomeranged on him the day after the GOP won the House ...

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White House unveils home energy efficiency program

WASHINGTON — The White House is unveiling a new “Home Energy Score” federal program that will allow people to determine how energy-efficient their home is. Vice President Joe Biden announced the program and several other energy initiatives at a White ...

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Top economic adviser to leave White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top economic adviser, Lawrence Summers, plans to leave the White House at the end of the year, a move that comes as the administration struggles to show an anxious public it’s making progress on ...

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White House hopes GOP will accept tax cuts

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says the Obama administration hopes the top House Republican is serious about supporting renewed tax cuts for the middle class, but says GOP hopes to also trim taxes for the rich lack ...

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