Articles tagged with: President Obama

12 September 2014

Gauging the ISIS threat

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) The Pentagon and the White House agreed "war" is the right word to describe the new Obama effort to destroy ISIS, the self-styled Islamic state.But Obama's plan for a coalition, at least ...

11 September 2014

ISIS: U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Congressman Greg Walden react

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

President Obama last night for the first time said he's authorized U.S. airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria.Capitol Hill has been buzzing for weeks about how the U.S. should interfere with th ...

10 September 2014

President Obama: Plan on ISIS

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the nation live.NBC5 will carry the address in its entirety as the President makes his case for a U.S. plan to deal with ISIS.Just as Mr. Obama pulled ...

03 September 2014

More troops to Iraq

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama's trip to the Baltics and the NATO summit has been overshadowed by the horrible news of another American beheaded by the militant group ISIS. The State Department still ...

26 August 2014

Obama pledges better care for Vets

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama unveiled a batch of executive orders Tuesday aimed at correcting what he calls "outrageous and inexcusable" behavior at the Veterans Administration.He did so before one ...

21 July 2014

Putin under pressure

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  Four days after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, President Obama singled out Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday for impeding the investigation and demanded ...

08 July 2014

Border Crisis: $3.7 billion problem

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(NBC News)  President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to help deal with the growing immigration crisis along the southern border.The money would be used to beef up the ...

01 July 2014

Border children: refugee crisis

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  One day after he declared immigration reform dead, President Obama ran into the realities of trying to fix, on his own, a system flooded by the new wave of children arriving at the U.S. ...

30 June 2014

Obama says he'll go it alone on immigration

Posted in Regional, Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama vowed Monday to use executive actions to address illegal immigration and the ongoing humanitarian crisis developing along the U.S. border. Mr. Obama said obstructionism by ...

27 May 2014

Afghanistan: what's next?

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama announced Tuesday a final withdrawal plan for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.Speaking at the White House, the president said U.S. combat missions in Afghanistan will be over b ...