Tag Archives: Progressivism in the United States

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

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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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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06Jan/17

Trump: Obama’s envoys out by inauguration day

The president-elect is ordering all Obama politically appointed ambassadors to leave their post by inauguration day. Tara Joseph reports Continue reading

09Dec/16

Obama orders review of cyber attacks on U.S. elections

The White House says President Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election. 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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12Feb/16

Clinton, Sanders tackle race relations at debate

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton square off on issues ranging from incarceration rate in the U.S. to policing tactics on the streets. Continue reading

10Feb/16
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Trump, Sanders win in New Hampshire

Trump tops Republican field while Democrat Sanders trounces Clinton in first primary of U.S. presidential election. Katie Sargent reports.
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06Feb/16
Emotional Barack Obama wipes away tears

Obama owns stock in gun companies

U.S. President Barack Obama with a meager $30 stake is among the millions of Americans who own stock in gun companies, often without knowing it, as mutual funds increase gun holdings to record levels. Diane Hodges reports.
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