Tag Archives: Presidency of Barack Obama

26Sep/17

U.S. Republicans tweak Obamacare repeal bill, support tepid

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (SENATE TV) –
Republican senators struggled to gather more support for a last-ditch attempt to repeal Obamacare on Monday (September 25), despite revising funding provisions of their bill to make it more attractive to a handful of undecided lawmakers.
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13May/17

‘What is wrong with you?’ Michelle Obama asks as govt relaxes her school lunch rules

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (MAY 12, 2017) (NBC)- Former first lady Michelle Obama made her first high-profile public appearance on Friday (May 12) since leaving the White House in January.
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27Feb/17

Barack Obama, next French president?

Four friends launch a petition to ask former U.S. President Barack Obama to campaign in France’s 2017 presidential election.

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08Feb/17

Trump to nix “conflict minerals” rule

President Donald Trump is planning an executive order targeting a rule that requires companies to disclose if their products contain “conflict minerals” from a war-torn part of Africa, according to sources. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

12Jan/17

U.S. senate votes to launch repeal of Obamacare

The U.S. Senate takes a first concrete step toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

10Jan/17

Race relations, economic recovery dominate Obama’s domestic policy legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
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09Jan/17

WH declines to comment on Kushner appointment, points to own ethical standards

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says Obama administration officials went through great lengths to comply with strict ethical requirements of working in the White House. Continue reading

21Nov/16
Stanley Fischer, vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

Washington can now help relieve ‘only game in town’ Fed – Fischer

The Federal Reserve’s second-in-command, vice chairman Stanley Fischer, warns against “inviting further trouble” by eliminating some of the so-called Dodd-Frank financial regulations. Jeanne Yurman reports. Continue reading

03Nov/16

A timeline of President Barack Obama’s presidency

Barack Obama rose from humble roots to become America’s first black president, championing a new healthcare law and forging diplomatic breakthroughs with Iran and Cuba amid staunch Republican opposition.

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31Oct/16

‘Thriller’ at the White House

The Obama’s dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as they celebrate Halloween with children at the White House.
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