1. One Year Later

    Obama Defends OBL Program

    President Barack Obama speaks at the Building and Construction Trades Department Legislative Conference, Monday, April 30, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Photo

    President Obama pushed back at criticism that he is using the May 2 anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death for political gain. “I hardly think you’ve seen any excessive celebration taking place here,” Obama said Monday. Obama will be in a primetime special about the raid on Wednesday, and has suggested that Mitt Romney would not have ordered the assault.  A Romney spokesperson responded, saying: "It's unfortunate that President Obama would prefer to use what was a good day for all Americans as a cheap political ploy and an opportunity to distort Gov. Romney's strong policies on the war on terror.”

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