Articles tagged with: President Obama

19 March 2015

President Obama fills out bracket for men's NCAA Tournament

Posted in U.S. & World News, Sports

President Obama thinks Kentucky will emerge victorious in this year's men's NCAA basketball tournament.He filled out his bracket Wednesday, March 18th on ESPN, in the final four, the President has K ...

13 March 2015

No more Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill?

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Ore. --- Every face on American money is a man's, but one group wants that to change.Women on Twenty’s or W-20 started a campaign to take Andrew Jackson off of the $20 bill and put a woman in his ...

24 February 2015

Funding fight continues

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The Senate is considering a deal that would pass a Homeland Security funding bill derailed by a separate fight over President Obama's executive orders on immigration.The possible breakt ...

20 February 2015

Controversial comments

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N.Y. --- (NBC News) The three-day White House summit on violent extremism is over, but critics are still buzzing about what President Obama said - and did not say. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giulian ...

12 February 2015

Congress sends Obama pipeline bill

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Wash. D.C. -- President Obama could be preparing to use his veto powers for the first time against the new Republican-led Congress.   Wednesday night the House passed a final version of a bill, aut ...

11 February 2015

Obama asks to extend ISIS fight

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(NBC News)  President Obama has asked Congress to formally authorize an expansion of the U.S. war against ISIS, including the use of American ground forces in Syria.His request sets up the first wa ...

02 February 2015

Obama unveils budget

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(NBC News)  President Obama unveiled a $4 trillion 2016 budget Monday, an ambitious plan aimed at helping the poor and middle class. To pay for that the budget includes overall tax increases of $2 ...

20 January 2015

Obama expected to urge congress to cut middle class taxes

Posted in Politics

Expanding America's economic comeback is the theme of President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night. He's also expected to talk about the rising income gap and tax hikes and breaks. The White H ...

20 January 2015

State of the Union: Focus on economy

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(NBC News)  Tonight's State of The Union address won't be much of a surprise.  President Obama has been touring the country pitching his ideas to help the middle class, so we already have a pretty ...

19 January 2015

State of the union: what to expect

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama delivers his State of The Union address this week and it's already drawing criticism from Republicans on Capitol Hill.The GOP is now in control of both chambers of Congr ...