WASHINGTON — Legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker to ban discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals has picked up an important supporter: President Obama. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday that the president would support what is known as the Equality Act. Booker (D-N.J.) is one of the original sponsors [...]
President Obama Endorses The Equality Act; Dallas City Council Unanimously Votes To Strengthen Transgender Non-Discrimination Protections; Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Still Doesn’t Get It; Cleveland VA To Open First VA Transgender Clini...
Photographed by Ryan Pfluger for OUT. President Obama's spokesman today announced he is endorsing the Equality Act, BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner reported. "The administration strongly supports the Equality Act," said Press Secretary Josh...Show More Summary
After a slight delay, the administration is now officially in support of full LGBT equality in housing and hiring.
On Tuesday, the White House officially endorsed proposed legislation known as the Equality Act which would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make illegal discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The announcement come… Read The post President Obama Endorses the Equality Act appeared first on Towleroad.
Bill O’Reilly Suggest2 President Obama Endorses The Death Of Police Officers There is no end to the copious amount of bull$#!t Bill O’Reilly is willing to spew about our President, our country and most infuriatingly, African-American community. After President Obama
If Joe Biden runs and President Obama endorses him — and both now appear likely — then all bets are off. Hillary Clinton will soon be dethroned as the frontrunner.
It is a large concern for a floundering candidate, who was supposed to be the front-runner in the Democratic Party primaries. Yes, Hillary Clinton’s top advisor John Podesta dismissed any potential Obama-endorsing-Joe-Biden talk.
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.