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Obama ends year with reminders that he's still not irrelevant
Obama ends year with reminders that he's still not irrelevant

Before jetting off to Hawaii for his annual holiday break, President Obama stood before reporters to pat himself on the back on Friday. He's proud of his accomplishments this year, he said. He's shown America solves problems. "And now I'm going to go on vacation. Mele Kalikimaka, everybody," he said, wishing all a Merry Christmas in Hawaiian. "Mahalo." It was a remarkable drop-the-mic moment coming from man who only a couple months ago was slogging through the doldrums of his underwhelming second term. Bouncing from seemingly unsolvable conflicts in Syria and Iraq, to a crushing defeat of Democrats in the midterm election, the president appeared ready...

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