Barack Obama

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Chris Rock Talks to Frank Rich

On Ferguson, Cosby, and what ‘racial progress’ really means.

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Did Hope Change?

A profile of Eric Holder.

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Ending College Sexual Assault

On the president’s campaign to crack down on campus rape.

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Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core

How an education reform effort became the new Obamacare.

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"Then I Saw Them Everywhere. Children’s Belongings Were Everywhere.”

How the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 rippled around the world, from the the battlefield of Ukraine to Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to the White House.

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The Thin Red Line

Inside the White House debate over Syria.

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For President Obama, a Complex Calculus of Race and Politics

“His seeming ease belies the anxiety and emotion that advisers say he brings to his historic position: pride in what he has accomplished, determination to acquit himself well and intense frustration.”

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Bill & Hillary Forever

On the Clintons’ political future.

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The Hunt for "Geronimo"

How Barack Obama decided to green-light the operation that killed Osama bin Laden.

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The Obama Mega Donor Who Got Lost In The Crowd

Meet Kareem Ahmed, the President’s reclusive bankroller.

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Slugfest

A tale-of-the-tape breakdown of the 2012 presidential debates.

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They Retort, You Decide!

The dark art of presidential debate prep.