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Obama Pardons Turkey

Obama Pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama pardons the national Thanksgiving turkey Wednesday as part of an annual tradition that dates back to the Kennedy White House. ...

Arthur Delaney

'Obama's First Bold Act Of Executive Clemency' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama announced Monday that he had pardoned five Americans for past crimes, bringing his pardon total to just 22, a small numb...

PHOTOS: Obama Pardons National Turkey

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Barack Obama performed an annual rite of presidents on Wednesday, pardoning a pair of turkeys on Thanksgiving eve and cracking joke...

The Onion: Obama Outlines Moral, Philosophical Justifications For Turkey Pardon (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

President Obama's pragmatism is often his Achilles' Heel, and even Thanksgiving is no vacation from his tendency for excessive deliberation. The Onion...