President Barack Obama

Obama Signs Law to Bar Iran Diplomat From Serving in U.N. Post

President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.
Immigration Reform 2014

Immigration Reform 2014: Obama Blames Republican Leaders of Blocking Reform in Favor of Immigrants

President Obama made a call to the leaders of the House of Representatives to approve immigration reform this year, assuring that republican leaders have blocked negotiations to reach a path to improve the conditions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.

Immigration Reform 2014: Republicans Stop Lower Tuition Bill for Undocumented Students in Florida

A law proposal with the objective of having students, even undocumented ones, pay lower tuition in the state of Florida might be dismissed by the Senate.
Exclusive: NSA Infiltrated RSA Security More Deeply Than Thought - Study

Two Justices Say High Court Will Likely Rule on NSA Programs

Two members of the Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have to decide the legality of National Security Agency surveillance activities.
Obama Gets Personal, Sanctions Putin's Inner Circle

Obama Argues Healthcare Law is Working, Rejects Republican Criticism

President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from the U.S. Congress in November.
Chelsea Clinton has announced that she is pregnant!

Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy; Bill & Hillary Clinton Excited

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton announced that she is expecting her first child with husband Marc Mezvinsky during a joint appearance with her mother, Hilary Clinton at the "Girls: No Ceilings" event on Thursday.

U.S. Seeks to Boost Latino Students to Recover World Leadership in University Graduates: Report

The number of Latino students in U.S. universities has significantly risen in recent years, but the rate of graduates in in entities with large Latino populations is still low, according to a recent report.
President Barack Obama

Obama Budget Plan Would Boost Tax Revenues, Cut Deficits: CBO

President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenues by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion while funding new spending, the Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.
Former New York Mayor Bloomberg

Former New York Mayor Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million on Gun Control

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control.
Departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Obama's Departing Health Chief Mulls U.S. Senate Run: Report

Departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who took withering criticism over the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in Kansas, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.
Immigration Reform 2014

Immigration Reform 2014: New York Immigrants Coalition Protests in Favor of Immigration Reform and Against Deportations

A group in favor of immigrants gathered on Thursday to protest in favor of immigration reform that would benefit over 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, to celebrate the National Day of Action for Immigration Reform.
President Barack Obama

Immigration Reform 2014: Obama Meets With Religious Leaders to Discuss Immigration

On Tuesday, April 15, President Barack Obama met with religious leaders to discuss immigration in the U.S., a subject which has been promoted by various organizations seeking to stop the deportations which in recent years have divided thousands of families.
John Boehner

Immigration Reform 2014: Democrats Apply New Pressure Measures in Favor of Immigration Reform

A new pressure measure was launched by democrat legislators in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, March 15 with a memo in which they compiled Republican statements published by the media which show their intention to stop immigration reform.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

Bill Signed Allowing Surprise Inspections of Arizona Abortion Clinics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday signed into a law a bill allowing state health authorities to conduct surprise inspections of abortion clinics without first obtaining a warrant, handing another victory to abortion foes.

Obama to Announce $600 Million U.S. Job-Training Initiative

President Barack Obama will announce an initiative on Wednesday to devote $600 million to address a central challenge of today's economy: How to train workers for skills they need for jobs that are open but hard to fill.
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