Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
The Music of Malcolm X - New Yorker African American struggle to liberation movements overseas, countered ... X’s birthday, U.S. embassies have plans to honor Obama and the post 02/28/2015 - 10:02 am | View Link
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House GOP taps war fund to solve defense spending cap and said Monday he was working with other lawmakers on an increase to the defense budget above President Barack Obama’s budget, which calls for $534.3 billion for the base budget and $50.9 billion for the overseas operations. “At a time of growing ... 03/19/2015 - 2:46 am | View Link
Obama Taps Tech Exec For Deputy USTR Slot Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 5:20 PM ET) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated the founder of ... Sapiro has served on the board of directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corp. and as a member of the Committee on Foreign Investment ... 02/27/2014 - 9:22 am | View Link
Obama taps Cresskill man for federal panel President Obama nominated the Bergen County public relations executive Michael Kempner on Thursday to the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees the Voice of America service and other federally controlled outlets overseas. Kempner is president and ... 01/9/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Obama taps Dutchess County native Jeh C. Johnson to be Homeland Security boss WASHINGTON >> President Barack Obama on Friday nominated the Pentagon’s former top ... and implement policies to dismantle the core of the al-Qaida terror organization overseas and to repeal the ban on openly gay service members in the U.S. military. 10/18/2013 - 3:12 am | View Link
Obama Taps Caroline Kennedy for Japan Post The Obama administration has tapped Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former president John F. Kennedy, to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Japan, the White House officially announced Wednesday. A critical early supporter and fundraiser for President Barack ... 07/25/2013 - 5:27 am | View Link
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Family of Barack Obama Michelle Obama. Michelle Obama, née Robinson, the wife of Barack Obama, was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois. She is a lawyer and was a University of ... 03/26/2015 - 4:46 pm | View Website
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State police say an explosion at an eastern Pennsylvania manufacturing plant that killed a worker over the weekend appears to have been accidental, but the exact cause is still being sought.
Police at the Reading barracks said Monday that a five- or six-foot-tall boiler that was 20 to 25 feet in diameter exploded while using titanium for production, injuring several other people and damaging the building.
A Maine Democratic lawmaker wants to strip the governor of his power to appoint a replacement in the event of a U. S. Senate vacancy.
Matt Moonen's bill has raised questions about whether Democrats are concerned about the possibility of Republican Sen. Susan Collins leaving her six-year term early to run for governor in 2018.
Terry Mayor Roderick Nicholson was arrested Monday on embezzlement charges tied to accusations that he used a city credit card to pay for $2,700 in repairs to two personal vehicles, authorities said.
State Auditor Stacey Pickering and Attorney General Jim Hood said in a news release that Nicholson was arrested and booked into the Rankin County Jail.
Fox News host Harris Faulkner suggested on Monday that President Barack Obama had spurred the recent trend of people taking inappropriate photographs of themselves at Auschwitz and sites of other tragedies. Over the weekend, The New York Post blasted “self-absorbed jerks” who had posted
A blogger has been hacked to death in Bangladesh’s capital by three men over alleged anti-Islamic writings, with two of the suspected attackers caught near the scene, police have said. Dhaka Metropolitan Police official Biplob Kumar Sarker said that Monday’s attack on Washiqur Rahman Bab