“Too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve,” says President Barack Obama. ||| Washington - US President Barack Obama on Monday announced a proposal that would make nearly five million more workers eligible for overtime pay, a move that would touch nearly every sector of the US economy and could face legal challenges. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama finally has authority from the US Congress for advancing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a signature foreign policy of his final term in office. The TPP aims to establish a free trade zone around the Pacific...Show More Summary
Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are working too many hours for less pay than they deserve. Continue reading ? The post Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for overtime appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
By Ken Derstine June 28, 2015 The Broads and the Clintons at the pre-ball dinner hosted by Eli Broad at the Inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009. Click here to view the full slide show from the event. For some people, sleep seems incidental. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama on Monday announced a proposal that would make nearly 5 million more workers eligible for overtime pay, a move that would touch nearly every sector of the U.S. economy and could face legal challenges. Obama in an editorial posted on the Huffington Post website said the...
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama this week will propose a plan to extend overtime pay to 5 million American workers who are currently excluded under federal law, according to sources. The president will recommend updating overtime...Show More Summary
On March 4, 1865, after days of heavy rain, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address in a soggy capital to tens of thousands of Americans gathered in the mud and the muck. The speech was brief but profound and elegant. Show More Summary
Barack Obama spoke with David Cameron about fighting extremism in light of last week’s terrorist attack in Tunisia and about ways to keep Greece within the Eurozone.
By Roberta Rampton and Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law legislation that gives him "fast-track" power to push ahead on a Pacific Rim trade deal that has been the subject of intense debate in Congress and across the nation. Show More Summary
US President Barack Obama spoke with French President Francois Hollande on Monday about restarting collaboration on a financial reform package to keep Greece within the Eurozone, the White House stated in a press release.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering U.S. assistance to the investigation into the attack in Tunisia that killed 38 people at a beach resort. The White House says Obama offered condolences and prayers, and the leaders said they were committed to working with other partners in Europe and the Middle East to counter violent extremism.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's strategy for combating the extremist Islamic State group is still evolving. But for some members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, one flaw in the plan has been clear for months: All of the...Show More Summary
TrackTrack.net is a new app that literally let’s users track anything in the world, even including the location of Pope Francis or President Barack Obama. But what makes TrackTrack unique is not the tracking of people, but the other objects it can discover. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Monday, in what has become an occasional tradition of bringing foreign leaders to prominent U.S. landmarks and institutions...
President Barack Obama should not hesitate to walk away from the Iranian nuclear talks if Iran fails to meet US conditions, House Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Ed Royce said in a Monday press release.
The Supreme Court may have dealt a crushing blow this week to President Barack Obama's efforts to curb climate change, but all is not lost. Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates announced plans to spend up to $2 billion on innovative renewable technologies over the next five years. Show More Summary
The fast-track trade authority that President Barack Obama sought from Congress is now law.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed into law on Monday legislation that gives him "fast-track" power to negotiate trade deals and speed them through Congress, but he said he still has a battle ahead to finalize the 12-nation...Show More Summary
US President Barack Obama has signed on Monday the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation giving him fast-track authority to negotiate international free trade agreements.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law two hard-fought bills giving him greater authority to negotiate international trade deals and providing aid to workers whose jobs are displaced by such pacts. The measures were politically linked to secure bipartisan support for the trade legislation.