WASHINGTON — Sometime in the next few weeks, aides expect President Obama to issue orders freeing dozens of federal prisoners locked up on nonviolent drug offenses. With the stroke of his pen, he will probably commute more sentences at one time than any president has in nearly half a century. Show More Summary
President Obama is expected to free dozens of nonviolent federal drug convicts, but he will barely dent prison populations that many Democrats and Republicans agree are swollen by excessive sentences.
A Wisconsin man is in federal custody after making a very clear threat against President Obama's life on Facebook this week.
Fox News “patriots” exploited what seems to be a serious terrorism threat in order to blame President Obama in advance. I wasn’t watching Fox News on 9/11 but I’m willing to wager that Fox thought that was a time to come together and not criticize the Bush administration for not stopping it. Show More Summary
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"A year ago, it might have seemed impossible that the United States would once again be raising our flag, the stars and stripes, over an embassy in Havana," President Obama declared when he announced that Cuba and the United States would establish full diplomatic relations on July 20. Show More Summary
President Obama’s proposal nearly doubles the overtime salary threshold under which all workers must receive overtime pay. Photo by REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque – RTX1ITBH Gassan Marzuq never made it to his son’s graduation. A manager at Dunkin’...Show More Summary
HANOVER, N.H. -- Hillary Rodham Clinton sharpened her partisan rhetoric to appeal to Democratic primary voters here Friday by issuing a dire warning: President Obama's health care law would disappear if a Republican wins the White House in 2016. Celebrating last month's Supreme Court decision to uphold a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, Clinton told […]
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, America is better off when President Obama is out on the stump bloviating and boasting rather than in Washington actively doing harm. But the whoppers he just told the students at the University of Wisconsin are beyond the pale. Show More Summary
President Obama is said to be considering an executive order requiring government contractors to...
It seems that Michelle and President Obama’s daughter Malia Obama is an intern with the HBO show Girls this summer, her second gig in the industry. The teen was spotted in Brooklyn, New York on the set of the show earlier this week and...Show More Summary
President Obama took advantage of a stop in La Crosse, Wisconsin on Friday to get in on the fun of the 2016 presidential derby, telling an enthusiastic university crowd he's lost track of how many Republicans are running but that it's probably enough for "an actual Hunger Games. Show More Summary
A Wisconsin man is being detained in a mental health facility after authorities say he told a security guard he planned to kill President Barack Obama.
President Obama and wife Michelle allowed eldest daughter, Malia, 17, to visit the set of the often x-rated HBO show “Girls” to spend time–alone–with self-admitted child rapist Lena Dunham this
Last week’s decision of the United States Supreme Court in Obergefell v Hodges has been lauded across the world as a quantum leap for equality and human rights – “a victory for America”, according to President Obama. The Court held by a 5-4 majority that, pursuant to the 14th Amendment, same-sex couples across the United […]
President Barack Obama is skipping the FIFA Women's World Cup final between the United States and Japan on Sunday night. Instead, he has assigned a delegation of State Department officials and soccer stars to travel to the match, which...Show More Summary
During a Twitter-based Q&A, President Obama revealed that one of his favorite songs at the moment was OutKast's 1998 song "Liberation." Continue reading…
America is better off when President Obama is out on the stump bloviating and boasting rather than in Washington actively doing harm. But the whoppers he just told the students at the University of Wisconsin are beyond the pale. Said our spinmeister-in-chief: And the unemployment rate is now down to 5.3 percent. (Applause.) Keep in mind, when I…
President Obama on Tuesday will meet with the general secretary of Vietnam's Communist Party, the first such visit at the White House since the two countries normalized relations two decades ago. Obama and Nguyen Phu Trong are expected to discuss a range of issues, including the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade accord, bilateral defense cooperation and […]
President Obama and his Brazilian counterpart, Dilma Rousseff, announced a pretty impressive clean energy commitment at their joint White House appearance recently. They pledged that each country would get 20 percent of its electricity from non-hydro renewable sources, like solar and wind power, by 2030. read more