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US Politics & Gov't

Obama's Lifeline: For a Change, a Stimulus Plan That Actually Helps the Poor and the Sick
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, GoodNews, government, economy )

- 1910 days ago -
With this package, Obama begins the process of reversing cutbacks initiated by Reagan and carried forward by the two Bushes, with some help from Clinton's welfare "reform." There may still be plenty of holes, but with this plan, the new government confirm
Obama Signs Order Reversing Abortion-Funds Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, ethics, freedoms, women, obama, politics, news )

- 1913 days ago -
President Barack Obama on Friday quietly ended the Bush administration's ban on giving federal money to international groups that perform abortions or provide information on the option. Liberal groups welcomed the decision, while abortion rights foes cri
Obama Becomes U.S. President, Turns Page on Bush Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, usa, GoodNews )

- 1915 days ago -
Barack Obama took power as the first black U.S. president on Tuesday and quickly turned the page on the Bush years, urging Americans to rally to end the worst economic crisis in generations and repair the U.S. image abroad.
GOOD NEWS--"We Did It! Court Blocks Sale of Redrock Wilderness"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, bush, GoodNews, dishonesty, lies, republicans, corruption, usa, Govtfearmongering )

- 1916 days ago -
More than 110,000 acres of Utah wilderness will be protected from oil and gas companies as a result of a ruling last night by Judge Ricardo M. Urbina of the U.S. District Court. Judge Urbina granted a temporary restraining order that prevents the (BLM)
Obama Takes Power Amid Daunting Challenges, High Expectations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, usa, economy, GoodNews )

- 1916 days ago -
Barack Hussein Obama takes the oath of office as 44th president of the United States today facing twin challenges of war and recession and an electorate that believes he's up to the task
New Law Aimed at Protecting Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Government, Senators, new laws, protection, children, abuse, neglect, GoodNews )

- 1919 days ago -
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A new law aimed at protecting children from abuse and neglect goes into effect Saturday.
Inaugural Celebrations Reflect Centuries of Change!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Society, Culture, Ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, government, obama, politics, usa )

- 1919 days ago -
Washington - Barack Obama will make history Tuesday when he becomes the nation's first black president. But much of what he does on Inauguration Day will be a relic of the past. Having traveled to Washington by train, following in the steps of...
Treasury's First Accounts Program Brings Thousands Into Financial Mainstream!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Finances, americans, Society, Culture, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, news, politics )

- 1919 days ago -
(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 17, 2009 ) Washington --The Treasury Department, through the First Accounts Program, has contributed to the opening of over 37,000 savings and checking accounts in urban, suburban, rural and Native American communities across...
Whistleblower in Blago Case: Corruption 'Never Ceased to Amaze Me'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, corruption, crime, Illinois politics, u.s. )

- 1925 days ago -
Hospital CEO Pamela Davis Wore FBI Wire for 8 Months
Canadian Indigenous Community to Deliver Message of Oil and Human Rights to President-Elect Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Canadian Indians, Barack Obama, First Nations Peoples, ethics, freedoms, government, GoodNews, obama, news, usa )

- 1927 days ago -
Delegation follows in centuries-long tradition of delegations of American Indians traveling to Washington, DC to meet the "Great White Father." WINNIPEG, Manitoba , Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In the tradition of delegations of American Indians...
Caroline Kennedy Wants Clinton's Senate Seat, Senator Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, usa, GoodNews, democrats )

- 1951 days ago -
Caroline Kennedy, the 51-year-old daughter of President John F. Kennedy, has indicated her interest in filling the New York Senate seat being vacated by secretary of state designee Hillary Clinton.
If the Shoe Fits Throw It, as Bush Ducks the Chuck in Iraq - The Scotsman
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, iraq, media, war, bush )

- 1952 days ago -
"BUSH GETS THE BOOT"Iraqi newsman vents his rath by taking aim at Bush's head with his shoes as well as his invective.BRAVO!
Illinois Pressures Bank of America to Help Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, unemployment, ethics, government, GoodNews, americans )

- 1958 days ago -
Bank of America will lose out on hundreds of millions of dollars in fees and commissions from the state of Illinois if it fails to help laid-off workers occupying a Chicago factory, the governor warned on Monday.
1.2 Percent Indian Representation on Obama's Transition Team
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Indians, Native Americans, Native Americans, americans, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, government, politics, usa )

- 1962 days ago -
WASHINGTON - Six Native Americans have been officially named to President-elect Barack Obama's transition team.
ICC: Congo Ruling VICTORY for Justice | Human Rights Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, ICC: Congo Ruling Victory for Justice !! )

- 1968 days ago -
Today's decision assures that victims will have the chance to see Lubanga face justice. The judge's insistence on protecting the rights of the defendant also shows the ICC's commitment to fair trials.

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