Obama Taps Overseas Donors

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    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. More
  • 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 tourObama 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 boardGOP 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
  • 13 ways the NSA has spied on us
    Over the last couple of years, through the revelations of Ed Snowden and independent reporting by others, we've learned more and more about the National Security Agency's spying programs. Indeed, there have now been so many revelations that it can be hard to keep them straight.
    04/1/2015 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • House GOP taps war fund to solve defense spending cap
    Fiscal hawks in the House on Tuesday proposed pumping billions into the military’s emergency overseas war fund as a way to circumvent a mandatory limit on base defense spending that the services warn will damage national security and readiness.
    03/17/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • House GOP Budget Plan Calls for More Military Spending, Ending Health Law
    House GOP Budget Plan Calls for More Military Spending, Ending Health Law
    03/17/2015 - 10:42 am | View Link
  • Wikimedia sues NSA over mass surveillance
    Documents leaked by Edward Snowden may give the groups a leg up after a failed lawsuit in 2013.
    03/10/2015 - 5:35 pm | View Link
  • NSA sued by Wikimedia, rights groups over mass surveillance
    By David Ingram NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency was sued on Tuesday by Wikimedia and other groups challenging one of its mass surveillance programs that they said violates Americans' privacy and makes individuals worldwide less likely to share sensitive information. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Maryland, where the spy agency is based, said the NSA is ...
    03/10/2015 - 1:33 pm | View Link
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  • ‘Fast Track’ Trade Bill Taps Tension in Ohio
    President Barack Obama’s broad message on trade should be custom built ... employers are insurers and other financial firms that could benefit from lifting overseas barriers to U.S. financial services, officials say. Japan has already agreed to open ...
    04/19/2015 - 2:13 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
  • Obama taps former CRS head as new Vatican envoy
    Assuming he’s confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Ken Hackett, who served as president of Catholic Relief Services, the official overseas relief agency of the ... Hackett, 66, had previously been appointed by Obama in February 2012 as part of an official ...
    06/17/2013 - 11:12 am | View Link
  • Obama Taps Pritzker, Froman For Economic Posts
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    05/2/2013 - 4:56 am | View Link
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  • Obama
    Barack Obama 2012: news, video, and campaign coverage of the U.S. presidential race
    04/27/2015 - 12:48 pm | View Website
  • Presidency of Barack Obama
    The Presidency of Barack Obama began at noon EST on January 20, 2009, when he became the 44th President of the United States. Obama was a United States Senator from ...
    04/26/2015 - 9:39 pm | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    04/26/2015 - 3:12 pm | View Website
  • Obama taps budget aide to replace Podesta | TheHill
    Obama will name Brian Deese as his new senior adviser on climate.
    04/20/2015 - 12:42 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    04/16/2015 - 9:41 am | View Website
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