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Jan 23, 2014

Exclusive: Obama health care adviser Jennings leaving White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chris Jennings, a top adviser to President Barack Obama who played a key part in the rollout of his signature healthcare law, is leaving the White House for health and family reasons, an aide told Reuters.

Jennings, who previously served in the Clinton administration, was brought on board last year before the flawed rollout of the program created one of the biggest political problems Obama has faced since entering office.

Jan 23, 2014

Obama health care adviser Jennings leaving White House

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Chris Jennings, a top adviser
to President Barack Obama who played a key part in the rollout
of his signature healthcare law, is leaving the White House for
health and family reasons, an aide told Reuters.

Jennings, who previously served in the Clinton
administration, was brought on board last year before the flawed
rollout of the program created one of the biggest political
problems Obama has faced since entering office.

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Jan 21, 2014

Obama to highlight poverty-fighting agenda in Vatican visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican in March, the White House said on Tuesday, a visit that will allow the U.S. leader to highlight a shared interest in addressing the gap between rich and poor.

Obama, a Democrat, made lifting up the middle class and fighting income inequality in the United States a key priority for his second term and a top campaign theme during his 2012 run for re-election.

Jan 21, 2014
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      "Jeff Mason has covered the White House since 2009 and was the lead correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. He joined Reuters in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry and German business news. He then spent 3 1/2 years in Brussels, Belgium covering the European Union with a focus on climate change and energy policy. He moved to Washington in 2008 to cover the historic primaries and presidential race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain, traveling with all three candidates. Jeff has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, BBC, and Canada's CBC. He is a graduate of ..."
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