Obama Awards Posthumous Medals Of Honor To Two...06/02/15
President Obama awarded posthumous Medals of Honor, the nation's highest award for combat bravery, on Tuesday to World War I veterans Henry Johnson and William Shemin.
Debate: Is Obama's Iran Deal Good for America?
Critics fear that a recent deal between the U.S. and Iran on nuclear weapons would strengthen Iran's hand in the Middle East. Experts face off over this in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Obama To Honor Harlem Hellfighter With Medal Of Honor
President Obama will award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Henry Johnson, an African-American soldier whose combat bravery occurred during World War I, but whose actions were ignored for decades.
Obama’s immigration executive actions on hold until legal...
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Federal Appeals Court Lets Stand Blockage Of Obama...
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday against a request by the Obama Administration to resume applications for temporary deportation relief for an estimated 4.7 million immigrants.
Obama Administration Forced To Defend Strategy Against...
On this Memorial Day, the Obama administration finds itself defending its foreign policy strategy in Iraq where the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has captured the city of Ramadi.
Gates: Obama Should Step Up Military Assistance To Iraq
The former secretary of defense says that even stepping up the rules of engagement for U.S. troops in Iraq might not keep ISIS in check. "There's no certainty about any of this," he says.
Obama: Camden, N.J., Police A Model For Improving...
"Wherever you walk around, there goes a cop," says one resident, who is happy with the changes in the city. But some critics still see evidence of old-school police tactics that they say don't work.
Obama Faces Criticism For Light Footprint Strategy Against...
President Obama says the U.S. is not losing the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq, but his strategy has come under criticism after the fall of Ramadi.
Obama’s trade bill narrowly clears Senate, but then...
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Senate Advances Bill To Give Obama 'Fast-Track' Trade...
The Senate is trying to wrap up its business before leaving Washington, D.C., for a week-long recess. That includes considering a bill to give President Obama expanded authority on trade.
Pollinator Politics: Environmentalists Criticize Obama...
The White House's new plan to reverse dramatic declines in bee numbers calls for the restoration of 7 million acres of bee-friendly habitat. Critics say the plan ignores a key culprit: pesticides.
Obama Touts New Jersey City's Success In Policing Efforts
The president said in Camden, N.J., that the government will put limits on the military-style equipment it makes available to police. The goal is to improve relations between police and residents.
Obama To Regulate Police Use Of Some Military-Style...
President Obama visited Camden, N.J., Monday to discuss recommendations from his task force on 21st century policing. The White House is setting new limits on police use of military hardware.
Obama's New Budget Plan Proposes Closing Social Security...
The Obama administration's new budget plan proposes closing a Social Security loophole. The loophole allows some couples to get up to $50,000 extra.
Week In Politics: Boston Marathon Bombing Verdict, Obama...
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about Jeb Bush's comments about Iraq.
Obama Reaffirms Security Commitment To Gulf Partners
President Obama hosted representatives from half-a-dozen Sunni Arab countries at Camp David on Thursday. Their confidence in the U.S. has been shaken by the president's diplomatic outreach to Iran.
President Obama Meets With Arab Allies At Camp David
President Obama meets with officials from six Persian Gulf countries at Camp David to reassure them about the emerging nuclear deal with Iran.
Sen. Warren: If Obama is confident about trade deal, he...
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Vote On Obama's Fast-Track Trade Bill Blocked By Senate...
On Tuesday, Senate Democrats kept trade legislation from moving forward, dealing a blow to President Obama's agenda. Republicans and the White House now grapple with what comes next.
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