The 70-27 roll call Wednesday by which the Senate approved a $612 billion defense policy bill and sent it to President Barack Obama. Baldwin, Wis.; Booker, N.J.; Boxer, Calif.; Brown, Ohio; Cardin, Md.; Carper, Del.; Coons, Del.; Durbin,...Show More Summary
Two days after Glenn Greenwald went after CNN for "obscuring" the facts on the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, he appeared on that network to criticize President Barack Obama for delivering what he believes to be an insufficient apology to the organization.
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton came out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Wednesday, breaking with President Barack Obama on the 12-nation trade deal that is set to be a key part of his legacy. "As of today, I am not in favor of what...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Time to bring out the veto pen, Mr. President. The Senate on Wednesday passed the annual National Defense Authorization Act, sending it on to President Barack Obama in spite of the White House's repeated threats to veto the measure. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama reportedly apologized to the international president of Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday, telling her the US will “make changes if necessary” to prevent the bombing of hospitals -- killing staff, patients, and children -- in the future.
U.S. President Barack Obama telephoned the head of Medecins San Frontieres and apologized for a deadly air strike on the aid group’s hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, the White House said on Wednesday. On the call with the medical charity’s president, Joanne Liu, Obama also said the U.S....
President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the U.S. air attack that hit the group's medical clinic in Afghanistan. Obama spoke to the group's international president, Joanne Liu, on Wednesday. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama offered his condolences to the...
President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the U.S. air attack that hit the group's medical clinic in Afghanistan. Continue reading ? The post Obama apologizes to aid group for U.S. attack on Afghan clinic appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Although Vice President Joe Biden endorsed the Equality Act this weekend, Barack Obama doesn't appear fully on board quite yet. At a news conference on Tuesday, the Obama administration refused to endorse the legislation, which would...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the U.S. air attack that hit the group's medical clinic in Afghanistan. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama offered his condolences to the aid group's staff.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says labor laws should be strengthened and it should be easier for workers to join unions. Unions are skeptical — fearing the deal would send American jobs to countries with lower wages and less stringent labor standards.
US President Barack Obama assured Doctors Without Borders International President Dr. Joanne Liu that the Department of Defense investigation, currently underway, would provide a transparent investigation of bombing of hospital in Afghanistan, according to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked." Continue reading ? The post Clinton seeks to distance herself from Obama’s policies appeared first on PBS NewsH...
It’s been a while since The Go! Team played on American shores. Five years, in fact, all the way back in 2010, the heart of Barack Obama’s first term as president. A lot has changed since then: the group released two albums (including...Show More Summary
Barack Obama may be good at keeping his head in tricky situations, but a child ISIS jihadi has threatened to decapitate the U.S. President, unless Obama pays the jig’ yah (religious tax) in submission before “the swords of the khalifah (caliphate)” cut his “filthy head off.” As threats go it doesn’t beat around he bush,... Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to vote on a $612 billion defense policy bill that President Barack Obama says he'll veto over a larger dispute about government spending. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday the president's desire to veto the bill is "outrageous" in light of national security threats.
With the support of dozens of pro-life groups and leaders, Congress will soon unveil new legislation designed to de-fund Planned Parenthood that pro-life advocates hope can get around a Senate filibuster and force President Barack Obama to make good on his promise to veto. But three Senate Republicans are threatening to defeat the new legislation. […]
Biden recalls the car crash that killed his wife and daughter just after he was first elected senator in 1972. Draft Biden says the ad was created by ad-maker Mark Putnam, who worked on President Barack Obama's 2008 and 2012 campaig...
Last week’s high profile visit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed that Russia would continue to involve itself in the ongoing Syrian civil war. In addition to deploying ground troops to engage ISIS rebels on … More » The post Russia Gets Even More Involved in Civil War in Syria appeared first on EveryJoe.
President Barack Obama authorized the resupply of Syrian Kurds and the Arab-Syrian opposition as part of a strategy to put pressure on ISIS from the north and strengthen the border, according to two senior administration officials. The approval came at a National Security Council meeting on Thursday. Show More Summary