A third term for President Obama? Not happening.

President Obama must give up the presidency to whomever voters choose in the 2016 election, whether he or his most passionate supporters like it or not.
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Our favorite Obama travel photos

View some of President Obama's travels to other countries. He met dignitaries and people in all walks of life and saw treasured spots.
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Term limits on presidents are a good thing. Here’s why.

Even if you like a president enough to support giving him or her more time in office, there are good reasons not to break rules on term limits.

What is ‘Super Tuesday,’ and why is it important?

The 2016 U.S. presidential primary season will swing into high gear on March 1, when 14 U.S. states and territories simultaneously hold their contests.
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Why is the U.S. general election held on a Tuesday in...

Ever wonder why the U.S. general election is held on a Tuesday in November? One reason is the country's agricultural past. See what the other reason is.
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Lots of prep work for Trump before Inauguration Day

On January 20, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Here are some of the items from his presidential to-do list.
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Fun facts about past presidential inaugurations

Incoming presidents have celebrated their inaugurations in novel ways, starting with George Washington dancing the minuet after his.
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Voter fraud? Not in the U.S. Here’s why.

Just how rare is voting fraud or election rigging? In the U.S., rigging an election is extremely unlikely. Find out how elections are kept transparent.
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Smoothing the way for a new president

A new president means a transition for thousands of people. To ensure it goes smoothly, here's what federal agencies and administrations need to do.