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Obama to Award Medal of Honor to 19 Overlooked Minority Service Members
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medal of Honor, President Obama, discrimination, ethics, government, military )

- 1366 days ago -
President Obama will correct a historical act of discrimination next month when he awards the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest commendation for combat valor, to 19 Hispanic, Jewish and African-American veterans overlooked previously because of their..
Obama Slams Fox News In Bill O'Reilly Interview (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Bill O'Reilly, propaganda, Americans, media, dishonesty )

- 1384 days ago -
President Barack Obama took a shot at Fox News in an interview with the network's Bill O'Reilly ahead of the Super Bowl XLVIII matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.
STATE OF THE UNION Address 2014 Jan 28th , 9 PM ET
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SOTU, president Obama, State of the union address,, americans, social media, participate )

- 1389 days ago -
Watch on-line if you cannot see it on TV. (video not available in Germany due to musical content) GET INVOLVED VIA SOCIAL MEDIA ! Info in COMMENTS.
*PLEASE SIGN* Remember the Anniversary of Citizen's United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United v. FEC, constitutional amendment, Congress, President Obama )

- 1398 days ago -
Tomorrow (1-21-14) is the 4th Anniversary of the reckless Supreme Court Citizen's United decision. This petition also supplies a link to write your Congresscritters and tell them to support a Constitutional Amendment.
Obama Summons Congressional Leaders to White House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, White House, meeting, republicans, democrats, congress, economy, government, politics )

- 1508 days ago -
Invited were Speaker John A. Boehner, Republican of Ohio; Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic minority leader; Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the majority leader; and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader.
WATCH: President Obama Rips 'Republican Shutdown' In Rose Garden Speech (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, President Obama, government shutdown, Obamacare, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics )

- 1510 days ago -
President Barack Obama sharply rebuked congressional Republicans for shutting down the government over their opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and declared that Congress' crisis-to-crisis style of government is "not worthy of this country," during...
Tell President Obama You Support His Steps Against Gun Violence - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun violence, President Obama, congress, crime, NRA, gun law loopholes, news, ethics )

- 1541 days ago -
In spite of tragedy after tragedy, Congress has refused to take even the most minimal steps to curb gun violence. So President Obama this week announced new steps via executive order: one to close a loophole related to background checks, and one to...
How Ted Cruz Accidentally Saved Social Security
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Affordable Care Act, republicans, politics, government, congress, healthcare, americans, news, ethics )

- 1573 days ago -
The GOP's crazy new conservative litmus test on defunding Obamacare may sink their ability to get a grand bargain.
No Baby Formula for Poor Kids? Sequester Cuts Are Tragic Blow to the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: , fiscal cliff, budget cuts, deficit reduction, sequestration, spending cuts, Republicans, President Obama, medicare, medicaid, poor, social security, food stamps )

- 1716 days ago -
The sequestration cuts contain billions of dollars in mandatory budget reductions in programs that help low-income Americans including one that gives vouchers for housing to the poor, disabled, and another that provides fortified baby formula to the poor.
Please Sign: Tell the GOP to Support a Minimum Wage Increase
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Support Minimum Wage Increase, GOP Opposition to living wage, President Obama, Krystal Clear, GOP undervalues workersnews, americans, labor, economy, American workers, poverty, Boehner )

- 1732 days ago -
President Obama is proposing a very conservative minimum wage hike, but top Republicans are still trying to fight it. Speaker John Boehner says it's because it would cost jobs, even though a number of economic studies contradict such claims.
Obama: Asheville Shows the Way for Country! (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Asheville NC, Linamar Corp.Canadian Company, success story, create jobs, video )

- 1739 days ago -
ARDEN - President Obama said Wednesday that an Asheville auto plant's success story is an example for the rest of the country in how to create jobs in the manufactoring sector. The president arrived in Asheville late Wednesday morning for a visit and.....
Tavis Smiley Urges President Obama to Take Up MLK's Fight Against Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, inauguration, Martin Luther King, Jr., MLK Day, poverty, bible, fight against poverty )

- 1765 days ago -
With regard to the King Bible being used in this inauguration, I'm feeling ambivalent about that. It's one thing to engage in the symbolism of placing our hand on his Bible; it's quite another to get down to the real work of what King would want us doing.
Unions TV Ad Buy Sends Clear Message: It's Still About Jobs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usterity, Barack Obama, child tax credit, china, class warfare, Darrell Issa, defense, deficits, economy, election, fiscal cliff, GOP, jobs, Labor/Unions, Obamacare, President Obama, progressives )

- 1824 days ago -
A new advertising campaign from three major unions is targeting key congresspeople with a clear message: the way to reduce the deficit is by "creating jobs and growing our economy" not by "cutting programs that families rely on most."
Obama, Buoyed By Reelection, Faces Stark Fiscal Battles With Congress in Second Term
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, democrats, President Obama, new battles, politics, government, elections, ethics, economy, americans )

- 1837 days ago -
After an election in which the nation essentially ratified the status quo -- keeping an embattled but broadly admired president, a Democrat-controlled Senate and a Republican-run House -- Obama called for healing and cooperation on key issues.

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