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President Obama Juggles Conflicting Pressures on Historic Alaska Trip

U.S. President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One with Alaska Governor Bill Walker upon arrival at Elmendorf Air Force Base  in Anchorage, Alaska, on August 31, 2015. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One with Alaska Governor Bill Walker upon arrival at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska, on August 31, 2015. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

As President Barack Obama embarks on an historic visit to Alaska to address the state’s battle with global warming, the pangs of his recent decision...


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