While speaking at the NAACP national convention earlier this month, President Barack Obama endorsed “banning the box” on job applications so that formerly incarcerated people, like me, have a fair chance at employment.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday offered strong support for Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, saying he had a "clear agenda" for defeating the militant Islamist group Boko Haram and was working to root out corruption.
By Matt Spetalnick and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - The Obama administration is publicly voicing confidence in Iraq's prime minister in the fight against surging Islamic State militants, but privately some U.S. officials...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is publicly voicing confidence in Iraq’s prime minister in the fight against surging Islamic State militants, but privately some U.S. officials question whether he is too weak to bridge the sectarian divide.
Pres. Obama endorses taking Cuba off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, making a bold move toward normalizing relations with Cuba. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen...
The U.S. Labor Department on Tuesday proposed tougher “fiduciary” standards for financial services professionals who dole out retirement advice. Tuesday’s proposal comes roughly two months after President Barack Obama endorsed efforts by the DOL for tighter rules for brokers who recommend retirement-savings accounts. Show More Summary
Image via Shutterstock You can expect right wing media and blogs to begin freaking out in 1... 2... Obama Endorses Removing Cuba From Terrorism List. For more than 30 years, Cuba has been on the State Department's list of state sponsors of terrorism, a designation shared only by Iran, Sudan and Syria. Cuba's...
President Obama intends to remove Cuba from the government’s list of nations that sponsor terrorism, eliminating a major obstacle to the restoration of diplomatic relations after decades of hostilities.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on Monday that President Barack Obama will not automatically endorse his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- yet.
Response to White House petition calls the practice "neither medically or ethically appropriate."
President Obama endorsed Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election “in a radio ad that began airing Monday in Chicago, laughing off Emanuel’s ‘hardheaded’ demeanor as proof of his passion and speaking in favor of the mayor’s school policies that have become [...] The post Obama Endorses Emanuel in New Ad appeared first on Political Wire.
A radio ad in which President Barack Obama endorses Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election will begin airing Monday in Chicago.
When President Obama endorsed a student privacy pledge last week, Google was conspicuously absent from a list of 75 companies, including Apple and Microsoft, that had already signed up.
While President Obama endorsed a voluntary student privacy effort by ed tech companies, some parents seek more comprehensive legislation.
President Obama is a fan of LeBron James and, as it turns out, his clothes, too. In particular, Obama praised James for publicly wearing an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt during pregame warmups. The phrase references the last words of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died while in a police chokehold, and has become […]
President Barack Obama came out strongly Monday for the concept of net neutrality, saying that "an open Internet is essential to the American economy, and increasingly to our very way of life." In a written statement, Obama asked the...Show More Summary
In a huge victory for net neutrality proponents, President Obama on Monday urged the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify the Internet as a utility and prevent internet service providers (ISPs) from selectively controlling access to the web. Show More Summary
Today U.S. president Barack Obama announced his support for Net Neutrality and asked the FCC to “reclassify consumer broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.” In a press statement, Obama summarized his requests in four points: No blocking. If a consumer requests access to a website or service, and the content is legal, your ISP should […]
In response to Kay Hagan Airs Last Minute Obama Endorsement: Charlie Crist just did the same thing here in Florida. Obama's robocall for Hagan is probably a last ditch effort to get out the black vote for her close race with Tillis.Show More Summary
After spending much of her time keeping some distance between her and the Obama administration, as have most Democrats this cycle, North Carolina Democrat incumbent Sen Kay Hagan went up with a last minute Obama endorsement in the form of a radio ad. Show More Summary