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Obama Rose Garden News Conference Scheduled For Tuesday

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has scheduled his first Rose Garden news conference.

The White House on Monday said Obama would take questions from reporters at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Obama has previously engaged in formal news conferences during prime-time television hours and on international trips. This would be his first extended questioning in the White House's Rose Garden.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Obama would open the session with remarks on health care reform, energy legislation and Iran's disputed elections.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama has scheduled his first Rose Garden news conference.

The White House on Monday said Obama would take questions from reporters at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Obama has previously taken formal questions from reporters in the East Room and during international trips. This would be his first formal questioning in the White House's Rose Garden.

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