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What Obama May Do Next, At Home And Around The World

Host Rachel Martin speaks with NPR correspondents Ari Shapiro, Scott Horsley and Michele Kelemen about President Obama's likely second-term agenda, from handling debt and the deficit to gun control and next steps in the country's relationship with Iran.
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The Presidential Oath: Not Always Perfect, But It Gets The Job Done

By the time he is through with his inauguration on Monday, President Obama will have taken the presidential oath four times. In 2009, he had to do it twice after some stumbles between him and Chief Justice John Roberts. But as history shows us, his oath was not the first to suffer a few mishaps.
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On Campaign Promises Report Card, Obama Did 'Pretty Well'

The president's record on keeping his campaign promises over the last four years: 47 percent, according to the watchdog PolitiFact. A boon to Obama's promise-keeping came from the passage of big-name programs like the economic stimulus package and the education program Race to the Top.
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The Rev. Al Sharpton, In Six True-False Statements

Activist. Leader. Self-promoter. Shakedown artist. Sharpton has heard all of these claims about him and more over his decades in the public eye. And now, an older and remarkably thinner Sharpton has reinvented himself again, this time as a cable television talk show host.
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'PolitiFact' Scores Obama's 2008 Promises

This week, PolitiFact released their "Oba-meter," which measures how Obama fared on keeping his 2008 campaign promises. Weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden speaks with Angie Holan, the deputy editor of PolitiFact, about Obama's track record.

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