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Obama and Holder to Expand Clemency for Unfair Prison Sentences

Obama and Holder to Expand Clemency for Unfair Prison Sentences

by Brentin Mock on April 21 2014, 1:44PM

The Obama Administration wants to free more people unfairly imprisoned from jail

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Pres. Obama to Raise Minimum Wage for Low-Wage Federal Workers

Pres. Obama to Raise Minimum Wage for Low-Wage Federal Workers

by Carla Murphy on January 28 2014, 11:16AM

Obama announces plans to sign executive order mandating minimum wage increase during tonight’s State of the Union address.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Where the New Jobs Are in 2014

Where the New Jobs Are in 2014

by Carla Murphy on January 14 2014, 9:36AM

States in the south and the west expected to show biggest gains.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Obama: God Bless Planned Parenthood (Video)

Obama: God Bless Planned Parenthood (Video)

by Jorge Rivas on April 26 2013, 2:02PM

At a Planned Parenthood gala in Washington this morning, President Obama said the women’s health organization is “not going anywhere,” despite GOP-led efforts to defund it. “No matter how great the challenge, no matter how fierce the opposition, if there’s…

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Obama to Deliver Keynote at Planned Parenthood Annual Gala

Obama to Deliver Keynote at Planned Parenthood Annual Gala

by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 12:29PM

President Obama will deliver the keynote address at Planned Parenthood’s annual gala on Thursday.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

President Obama Says He's Not Jay-Z's Travel Agent

President Obama Says He’s Not Jay-Z’s Travel Agent

by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2013, 11:54AM

We’ve got better things to do,” Obama said.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Kid President Introduce Mexican-Filipino Singer Jessica Sanchez at White House

Watch Kid President Introduce Mexican-Filipino Singer Jessica Sanchez at White House

by Jorge Rivas on April 1 2013, 4:25PM

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcome children and their families to the South Lawn of the White House for the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Obama Tells New U.S. Citizens 'Immigration Makes Us Stronger'

Obama Tells New U.S. Citizens ‘Immigration Makes Us Stronger’

by Jorge Rivas on March 25 2013, 2:52PM

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a naturalization ceremony Monday at the White House.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Twitter Account Re-Tweets Picture Of John Lennon’s Blood-Stained Glasses

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 11:31AM

The tweet included a note that read “Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980.”

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama's New Labor Nominee Gave Him a Long Thank You en Español

Obama’s New Labor Nominee Gave Him a Long Thank You en Español

by Jorge Rivas on March 18 2013, 3:06PM

Perez, 51, the son of Dominican immigrants thanked the president in Spanish and English early in his address.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

AFL-CIO Praises Obama's Perez Pick

AFL-CIO Praises Obama’s Perez Pick

by Jorge Rivas on March 18 2013, 2:10PM

President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Thomas E. Perez, who heads the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, to be the next secretary of labor.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Kid President Meets the Real President (Plus Some Outtakes)

Kid President Meets the Real President (Plus Some Outtakes)

by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2013, 1:01PM

Kid President was asked by the White House to make a video for their upcoming Easter Egg Roll!

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Hadiya Pendleton's Parents Will Join Michelle Obama At The State Of The Union

Hadiya Pendleton’s Parents Will Join Michelle Obama At The State Of The Union

by Jorge Rivas on February 12 2013, 11:06AM

The parents of Chicago teen Hadiya Pendelton will attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday as guests of first lady Michelle Obama, according to local news reports. “It’s bittersweet,” Cleopatra Cowley told NBC News after she and her…

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama Plans Chicago Speech to Address Gun Violence

Obama Plans Chicago Speech to Address Gun Violence

by Jamilah King on February 11 2013, 10:51AM

The president is finally going home to address one of the country’s most pressing issues.

Topics: /NOW

DREAMers Say Obama's Not Off the Hook for Record Deportations

DREAMers Say Obama’s Not Off the Hook for Record Deportations

by on February 6 2013, 1:56PM

DREAMers say Obama’s not off the hook for record deportations.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Obama Immigration Speech Wordcloud: Undocumented vs. Illegal

Obama Immigration Speech Wordcloud: Undocumented vs. Illegal

by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 5:46PM

Take a look at the word cloud below that illustrates which words were used most often during the speech.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Immigration Plan Fact Sheet

Obama Immigration Plan Fact Sheet

by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 3:07PM

President Obama announced his vision for a comprehensive immigration reform plan in Las Vegas Monday. His plan includes four parts: 1) “Strengthen borders” 2) “Crack down on companies that hire undocumented workers.”3) “Hold undocumented immigrants accountable before they can earn their…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

What Obama's Gun Plan Means For Mental Health Care

What Obama’s Gun Plan Means For Mental Health Care

by on January 17 2013, 8:52AM

There’s scant evidence of a link between mental illness and violence. Still, advocates say, the mental health system desperately needs more resources and attention.

Topics: Guns, Health

NRA Criticizes Obama Because Daughters Are Protected by Secret Service

NRA Criticizes Obama Because Daughters Are Protected by Secret Service

by Jorge Rivas on January 16 2013, 11:06AM

A new ad from the National Rifle Association attacks President Obama and his daughters.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama Admin. Again Promises Immigration Reform And Path To Citizenship

by on January 14 2013, 3:20PM

White House officials say the president will seek a comprehensive reform bill that includes a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants living in the country.

Topics: /NOW

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