Tag Archives: Democratic Party

08May/17

Obama voices hope for healthcare as he accepts JFK ‘courage’ award

Former U.S. President Barack Obama expresses hope that members of Congress will look beyond party lines when considering the future of the country’s healthcare system, as he accepts the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation’s “Profile in Courage” Award. Continue reading

05Jan/17

U.S. spy chief “even more resolute” on Russia cyber attack

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Congress he was “even more resolute” in his belief that Russia staged cyber attacks on Democrats in the 2016 election campaign. Continue reading

08Dec/16

Italy president starts talks to seek way out of political crisis

Italian President Sergio Mattarella launches talks with political leaders following a government collapse caused by the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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10Feb/16

New Hampshire results “signal a revolution in both parties” -analyst

New Hampshire results “signify a revolution in both parties” and could mean a long nominating process ahead, U.S. election analyst says.

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25Jan/16
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

Tears flow at Sanders event in Iowa

Tears flowed at a campaign event held by Democratic presidential candidate Senator Sanders in Iowa as a woman described living with a low income.
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06Jan/16
Emotional Barack Obama wipes away tears

Obama, wiping tears, makes new push to tighten gun rules

An emotional President Barack Obama uses his executive power to impose new restrictions on gun purchases, saying the second amendment right to own guns must be balanced with the rights of citizens to worship, go to movie theaters and attend school in safety.
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24Oct/15

Hillary Clinton says she had “long day” at Benghazi hearing

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton talks about her “long day” testifying before the congressional committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya that left four Americans dead.
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01Oct/15

Hillary Clinton on Oregon shooting: need the political will for sensible gun control laws

U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, responding to a mass shooting at a college in Oregon, says the political will must be found to craft sensible gun control laws.
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25Jun/15

U.S. Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies

Demonstrators chant “ACA is here to stay” — shorthand for the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law after the Supreme Court upholds the availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the healthcare program known as Obamacare.

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