President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College, Jan. 9, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn.
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According to the White House, Obama’s proposal could benefit about 9 million students a year and save a full-time community college student an average of $3,800 a year in tuition.

“No barbaric act will ever extinguish the freedom of the press,” said French President Francois Hollande in a tweet. “We are a united country.”

Obama said Friday in Knoxville, Tennessee, that the U.S. is “hopeful that the immediate threat is now resolved” in Paris. “But the French government continues to face the threat of terrorism and has to stay vigilant. The situation is fluid.”

In a statement to Politico, PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said, “It’s odd that anyone – let alone a mother – would find it appropriate to post such a thing.”

“Hahahahahahahahahahaha,” Democratic National Committee spokesman Mo Elleithee told reporters in a statement.

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“Mr. McCulloch has not been served so he has no comment at this time,” Ed Magee, a spokesman for McColloch, said in an emailed statement to msnbc.

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