Articles tagged with: President Obama

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

Posted in U.S. & World News

(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 ...

08 April 2014

Merkley: "Progress has stalled" on equal pay

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Politics, U.S. & World News

Medford, Ore. -- Over the phone, U.S. Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley pledged his support for Presidents Obama's executive actions over equal pay, saying the wage disparity takes food off the table. "T ...

26 February 2014

Afghan pullout

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama is drawing the line with Afghanistan. Sign an agreement to ensure any troops we leave there are safe, or all of them are coming home by the end of this year.  The U.S. ha ...

25 February 2014

Obama backs proposal to reform federal wildfire policies

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics

President Obama is endorsing two Oregon Senators' plan to reform federal wildfire policy. The new policy would fund major wildfires the same way as other natural disasters while freeing up money to ...

24 February 2014

Governors get together

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) -- The Nation's Governors are at the White House again today. They had dinner with President Obama last night as part of their winter conference.  Today, it's back to the White House whe ...

19 February 2014

Obama condemns Kiev violence

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama has warned the government of Ukraine to stop killing peaceful protesters. The day after 25 people died as police clashed with protesters in Kiev, Mr. Obama warned of wha ...