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Surely, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize President Barack Obama has his work cut out for him since his re-election to the Oval Office. Besides the stumbling economy...
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      Glen Rock Gazette | over 1 year ago
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      HNN | over 1 year ago
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      The Sacramento Bee | over 1 year ago
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      The Guardian | over 1 year ago
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      Canadian Free Press | over 1 year ago
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      Las Vegas Review-Journal / Sun | over 1 year ago
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      Ridgefield Park Patriot | over 1 year ago
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      Russia Today | over 1 year ago
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      Greensboro News and Records | over 1 year ago
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      Truthdig | over 1 year ago
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      Natural News | over 1 year ago
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      Las Vegas Review-Journal / Sun | over 1 year ago
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      Truthdig | over 1 year ago
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      NY Daily News | over 1 year ago
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      The Indianapolis Star | over 1 year ago
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      International Business Times | over 1 year ago
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      NY Daily News | over 1 year ago
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      Washington Post | over 1 year ago
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      National Public Radio | over 1 year ago
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      The Steamboat Pilot | over 1 year ago
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      Gawker | over 1 year ago
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      The Dallas Morning News | over 1 year ago
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