Barack Obama Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Barack Obama.

Results 1 - 20 of 6,799 in Barack Obama

  1. Netanyahu to Meet McConnell, Reid on Day of Speech to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | News Max

    ... American lawmakers has emerged as a new flashpoint in his already contentious relations with and U.S. President Barack Obama. His acceptance of House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to address Congress without consulting the White House has been ...

    Comment?

  2. Obama, Netanyahu at odds over talks to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RecordNET

    ... countries. Although the new round of recriminations reflected the frosty personal relations between President Barack Obama and Netanyahu, it came at a critical juncture in multilateral talks designed to prevent Iran from using a civilian program to ...

    Comment?

  3. 30 Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress next week has further strained an already tense relationship with President Barack Obama. And a number of top Democrats --- including Vice President Joe Biden, whose job description includes the title President of the Senate --- won't be attending.

    Comment?

  4. MomentumNOBODY Listened, Nobody LearnedRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... "tangible political support ... specific amounts and everything ... some of it up front," if he appointed Barack Obama campaign advisor Valerie Jarrett to the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Obama. By defining the phone calls as wire fraud and the ...

    Comment?

  5. Quotes of the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hot Air

    ... candidate who has backed abortion rights, and a major Republican donor who had given money to then-Sen. Barack Obama as a rejection of the GOP's right wing "I'm leaning toward Jeb, because he's been very thoughtful in sticking to his guns on issues ...

    Comment?

  6. As Selma Anniversary Nears, Here Are The Lawmakers Actually Trying To Strengthen Voting RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    ... it didn't even get a vote. It passed the House 420-0 earlier this month. The only thing left is for President Barack Obama to sign it into law. "This bill, I believe, is a fitting honor that recognizes the courage and determination of the civil ...

    Comment?

  7. With poll, Obama foundation hints at library's likely siteRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago. Two Chicago schools and one each in New York and Honolulu are in the running for the library and presidential museum, and Obama is set to pick a winner within weeks.

    Comment?

  8. Garcia doesn't want Obama library on South Side park landRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    The competition for the Barack Obama presidential library, museum and academic center leaped into the mayoral race on Thursday when challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia reaffirmed that he opposes the front-running city sites in Washington and Jackson parks. "I don't want to see it on park land," Garcia told the Chicago Sun-Times, putting him at odds with his rival, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who prefers the South Side locations proposed by the University of Chicago.

    Comment?

  9. Land stewardship freeze goes too farRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues. If President Barack Obama's administration agrees, the state could charge the lowest-income BadgerCare Plus recipients basic premiums as well as higher ...

    Comment?

  10. ChicagoSEIU may join mayor race: 'This is now a different election'...Continue ReadingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... had Emanuel's picture on them. On the flipside, Tom Balanoff has long ties to Emanuel's old boss, President Barack Obama, who was a top beneficiary of SEIU's political organization in his run for the White House. An internal dispute emerged late ...

    Comment?

  11. Black caucus steps up Lynch confirmation pushRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Politico

    The Congressional Black Caucus is preparing a forceful lobbying push in support of President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee. Loretta Lynch was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday with three Republican votes.

    Comment?

  12. Will Obama's climate plan cause blackouts? No.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    Back in November, a group of Republican lawmakers fired off a stern letter to the head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the agency that oversees electric grids. President Barack Obama's new climate plan, the letter warned, could lead to blackouts across the country.

    Comment?

  13. Conservatives in 11 states pushing laws to stop local cops from enforcing federal gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... a few states have any in place at all. A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find? Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President ...

    Comment?

  14. Park advocates: More time needed on Obama library decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KFVS12

    The president of a group opposing proposals to put President Barack Obama's library on South Side park land is skeptical of a poll saying area residents support the project. Friends of the Parks president Cassandra Francis expressed skepticism over how the Barack Obama Foundation asked the questions in its poll that showed support on the South Side.

    Comment?

  15. If Obamacare fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Five years ago, President Barack Obama signed a law that will be a significant part of his presidential legacy: the Affordable Care Act . Conservatives in Washington are increasingly confident that the Supreme Court will rule this summer that the White House has gone beyond its legal authority in implementing the Affordable Care Act.

    Comment?

  16. McConnell, Reid will meet with BibiRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Politico

    ... John Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu to give the speech as improper because he did not notify President Barack Obama beforehand and because the address comes just weeks before the Israeli election. Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia became the ...

    Comment?

  17. MomentumAN Embarrassment of RichesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... Obama signed legislation to extend the Act for yet another year. During the 2008 campaign, both candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. However, President Obama, apparently scared by the right-wing ...

    Comment?

  18. Meet The Man Who Might Make Chicago Mayoral HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Switched

    With his wife Evelyn by his side, Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia speaks to the press after casting his ballot on election day Feb. 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was dealt a surprising result in his reelection bid: Despite a massive campaign war-chest and the backing of President Barack Obama , he fell short of the number of votes he needed to avoid a runoff election against his closest rival.

    Comment?

  19. This Week: Mosul Offensive, Netanyahu's Address, and Turkey's IncursionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CFR.org

    ... forces battling ISIS about the operation. Qatar. Qatari emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met with President Barack Obama on Tuesday, in his first ever visit to the White House . President Obama stressed the "strong security relationship" between ...

    Comment?

  20. Insult and Injury: Obama Sends Susan Rice, Samantha Power to AIPACRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    President Barack Obama is sending National Security Advisor Susan Rice and UN Ambassador Samantha Power-widely seen as among the most anti-Israel members of his administration-to address a prominent pro-Israel gathering next week. The move is described by the Associated Press as an effort to mend fences after the administration had withheld speakers from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference.

    Comment?