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Federal Judge Says Obama Governs Like Bush on Reproductive Rights

Federal Judge Says Obama Governs Like Bush on Reproductive Rights

by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2013, 11:15AM

“You’re disadvantaging young people, African-Americans, the poor… that’s the policy of the Obama administration?”

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, /NOW

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Tells Colleagues She is Resigning

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Tells Colleagues She is Resigning

by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2013, 4:40PM

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is leaving her position in President Barack Obama’s cabinet.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Gay Cuban-American Poet Richard Blanco to Read at Obama's Inauguration

Gay Cuban-American Poet Richard Blanco to Read at Obama’s Inauguration

by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2013, 8:10AM

Blanco will become the fifth poet in history to read an official inauguration poem and the first Latino and openly-gay poet to have the honor.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Rosario Dawson Calls DNC Immigration Demonstrators 'Soldiers of the Battle' [Video]

Rosario Dawson Calls DNC Immigration Demonstrators ‘Soldiers of the Battle’ [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 3:05PM

On Tuesday, actress Rosario Dawson, who had been at a nearby forum on immigration, walked over and showed her support for Undocubus demonstrators who traveled from Arizona to Charlotte to urge the Obama administration to stop criminalizing immigrant communities.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Comes Out Against Undocumented Law School Grad's Lawyer Dreams

Obama Comes Out Against Undocumented Law School Grad’s Lawyer Dreams

by Julianne Hing on August 2 2012, 1:15PM

Sergio Garcia graduated from law school and passed the bar, but he’s undocumented. And he’s not alone.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Record Number of Deportations Continue Despite U.S. Review of Backlog

Record Number of Deportations Continue Despite U.S. Review of Backlog

by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2012, 2:41PM

Fewer than 2% of all pending deportation cases (411,000 of them) have been stopped despite reviews.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Thank Michelle, Sasha and Malia for Helping President Obama's Gay Marriage Shift

Thank Michelle, Sasha and Malia for Helping President Obama’s Gay Marriage Shift

by Jorge Rivas on May 10 2012, 10:09AM

President Obama’s family influenced his gay marriage shift, aides say.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Deportation Video Wins White House Contest, But Disappears

Deportation Video Wins White House Contest, But Disappears

by Jorge Rivas on April 11 2012, 5:01PM

The Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders office received over 200 submissions and narrowed it down to 11 videos the public could vote on. But the video with the most votes was ignored in the end.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

NDLON on Obama: 'He Can't Offer DREAM Act to Students and Deportations to Parents'

NDLON on Obama: ‘He Can’t Offer DREAM Act to Students and Deportations to Parents’

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 11:55AM

We’ll be bringing you responses from different organizations to President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address throughout the day.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

President Obama's Three SOTU in Pictures and Wordclouds

President Obama’s Three SOTU in Pictures and Wordclouds

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 11:33AM

A visual look at how the President (and themes) have changed in the past three years.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama Rejects Keystone Oil Sands Pipeline Application

by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2012, 4:14PM

The Obama administration rejected a bid to expand the controversial Keystone oil sands pipeline.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

Cecilia Muñoz, Obama's Liaison to Latinos, Gets a Big Promotion

Cecilia Muñoz, Obama’s Liaison to Latinos, Gets a Big Promotion

by Jorge Rivas on January 10 2012, 3:20PM

Some civil right groups are praising the move but Muñoz also faces criticism because of the Obama administration’s record number of deportations.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama Talks Black History in 1991 National Television Appearance

Obama Talks Black History in 1991 National Television Appearance

by Jorge Rivas on November 22 2011, 1:01PM

Watch a then 29-year-old Obama’s first national television appearance.

Topics: Politics

White House Releases Report Outlining How It's Helped Blacks

White House Releases Report Outlining How It’s Helped Blacks

by Jorge Rivas on November 14 2011, 10:57AM

The President says the Recovery Act is just one of his administration’s policies that’s benefited 2.2 million black families and nearly half of all black children.

Topics: Politics

Former Top Obama Advisor Calls Jobless Recovery 'Shameful'

Former Top Obama Advisor Calls Jobless Recovery ‘Shameful’

by Shani O. Hilton on March 24 2011, 3:13PM

Christina Romer says the administration has all but given up on fixing unemployment.

Topics: Jobs Crisis

Blacks, Whites Continue to Differ In Opinions About Race Relations

Blacks, Whites Continue to Differ In Opinions About Race Relations

by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 2:05PM

Apparently, the opinions of Latinos, Asians, and folks of Middle Eastern descent don’t matter.

Topics: Politics

Fox News Running Out of Reasons to Call Obama Racist

Fox News Running Out of Reasons to Call Obama Racist

by Channing Kennedy on October 29 2010, 11:00AM

So they’re settling instead for attacking innocuous metaphors.

Topics: Media

Merit Pay for Teachers Doesn't Raise Test Scores, Study Finds

Merit Pay for Teachers Doesn’t Raise Test Scores, Study Finds

by Julianne Hing on September 22 2010, 3:17PM

The Obama administration’s big ticket education reform ideas may not carry much weight.

Topics: Schools & Youth

U.S. Considers Lifting Cuban Travel Embargo Photo

U.S. Considers Lifting Cuban Travel Embargo

by Julianne Hing, Hatty Lee on August 18 2010, 5:48PM

Here’s a peek at modern life in the country.

Topics: Global Affairs, Politics

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