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  • Press Conference Call on Additional Steps to Counter ISIL

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    The White House
    10 Jun 2015 | 1:35 pm
    Via Conference Call 12:42 P.M. EDT MR. PRICE:  Thanks very much, everyone.  This is Ned.  Thanks for joining today’s call on additional U.S. steps in the counter-ISIL effort.  Today’s call is on the record, but it is embargoed until the conclusion of the call.  We have four senior administration officials on the line with us today.  First we have Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications.  We also have Jeff Prescott, the NSC Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, Syria, and the Gulf States.  We have Elissa…
  • Rand Paul Mixes With the Marijuana Crowd to Raise Funds

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    Alan Rappeport
    30 Jun 2015 | 5:16 am
    Rand Paul has been wooing young Republican voters with his clever campaign swag and his vows to make privacy a priority. Today, he will court the marijuana crowd.
  • Obama signs trade, worker aid bills into law

    Barack Obama News
    29 Jun 2015 | 5:55 pm
    Washington a In a rare bipartisan scene at the White House, President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law two hard-fought bills giving him greater authority to negotiate international trade deals and providing aid to workers whose jobs are displaced by such pacts. The measures were politically linked to secure bipartisan support for the trade legislation, and they set the stage for the Obama administration to conclude negotiations on a 12-nation Pacific Rim economic pact.
  • Barack Obama's letter shows he entered politics to tackle issues faced by black population

    Barack Obama
    28 Jun 2015 | 9:16 am
    Kenyan half-brother sells handwritten note from future president, which describes how he decided to run for state senate, kick-starting a political career that took him all the way to the White House
  • Elizabeth Warren slams Scott Walker over gay marriage

    CNN.com - Politics
    30 Jun 2015 | 5:23 am
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  • Press Conference Call on Additional Steps to Counter ISIL

    The White House
    10 Jun 2015 | 1:35 pm
    Via Conference Call 12:42 P.M. EDT MR. PRICE:  Thanks very much, everyone.  This is Ned.  Thanks for joining today’s call on additional U.S. steps in the counter-ISIL effort.  Today’s call is on the record, but it is embargoed until the conclusion of the call.  We have four senior administration officials on the line with us today.  First we have Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications.  We also have Jeff Prescott, the NSC Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, Syria, and the Gulf States.  We have Elissa…
  • White House Event to Kick-Off the National Week of Making

    The White House
    10 Jun 2015 | 1:07 pm
    WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, June 12, the White House will host an event to celebrate and kick-off the National Week of Making, which lasts from June 12 to June 18. The week coincides with the one-year anniversary of the first-ever White House Maker Faire.  Events are being planned around the country in libraries, museums, schools, universities, and community spaces to celebrate the students, entrepreneurs and everyday citizens who are using new tools and techniques to launch businesses, learn vital skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and lead a grassroots…
  • Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus

    The White House
    10 Jun 2015 | 12:10 pm
    TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, within 90 days prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes in the Federal Register and transmits to the Congress a notice stating that the emergency is to continue in effect beyond the anniversary date.  In accordance with this provision, I have sent to the Federal Register for publication the enclosed notice stating that the national emergency with respect to the actions and policies…
  • Notice -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus

    The White House
    10 Jun 2015 | 12:10 pm
    NOTICE CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE ACTIONS AND POLICIES OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF BELARUS AND OTHER PERSONS TO UNDERMINE BELARUS'S DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES OR INSTITUTIONS   On June 16, 2006, by Executive Order 13405, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by the actions and policies of certain members of the Government of Belarus…
  • FACT SHEET: Administration Announces Actions to Bring Jobs and Clean Energy to Rural America

    The White House
    10 Jun 2015 | 9:43 am
    Financing Hundreds Of Projects To Reduce Carbon Pollution In Rural Communities President Obama is committed to combating climate change to protect future generations while supporting a strong rural economy. Climate change can no longer be seen as a distant threat. It is already affecting rural communities across the country and putting homes, businesses, and vital infrastructure at risk. Farmers and ranchers face devastating impacts – from severe floods to extreme heat and drought to increased challenges due to wildfires, disease and pests. These impacts threaten the lives and…
 
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  • Obama signs trade, worker aid bills into law

    29 Jun 2015 | 5:55 pm
    Washington a In a rare bipartisan scene at the White House, President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law two hard-fought bills giving him greater authority to negotiate international trade deals and providing aid to workers whose jobs are displaced by such pacts. The measures were politically linked to secure bipartisan support for the trade legislation, and they set the stage for the Obama administration to conclude negotiations on a 12-nation Pacific Rim economic pact.
  • National group jumps into Nevada congressional race

    29 Jun 2015 | 1:50 pm
    The Democracy for America political action committee announced Monday that it's endorsing former Assemblywoman Lucy Flores in the Democratic primary race for Nevada's 4th Congressional District. The PAC's chairman Jim Dean said in a statement that the group endorsed Flores because of her progressive stances on raising the minimum wage and opposition to President Barack Obama's fast-tracked trade deal.
  • U.S. senators visit Cuba, hope Congress will ease restrictions

    29 Jun 2015 | 9:38 am
    Three visiting U.S. senators said on Saturday they hoped Congress would support President Barack Obama's opening toward Cuba, including lifting a ban on U.S. citizens traveling to the Communist-run island. Democratic Senators Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Ben Cardin of Maryland joined Republican Dean Heller of Nevada on a trip to Cuba where they met First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and ordinary Cubans.
  • Ben Carson gains surprising support in crowded GOP field

    29 Jun 2015 | 5:25 am
    Ben Carson, a renowned neurosurgeon with no experience in the cutthroat world of Washington politics, is riding a surprising wave of support among conservatives that has placed him near the top of contenders for the Republican presidential nominee in 2016. The soft-spoken 63-year-old Carson, an African-American who only officially became a Republican last year, has found an opening in the wide-open race in which 13 candidates are running for the White House.
  • Climate top item for Obama sit-down with Brazil leader

    29 Jun 2015 | 1:10 am
    The issue of climate change and steps to slow its progress are expected to dominate the agenda when President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff meet at the White House, but the leaders will also be striving to show they've smoothed things over following revelations that Brazil was a target of American spy programs. Rousseff arrives at the White House on Monday for dinner with Obama.
 
 
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  • Adios, Chris Squire...Damn !!!

    ron c. baker sr.
    28 Jun 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Well,  hell...man,  Chris Squire was one of the baddest-assed bass-players in my memory. This cat could...you would look forward to hearing his work on every new album by Yes,  as much as for,  say, Rick Wakeman's work !!!  I loved 'The Yes Album'  a …
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    BarryWolk
    25 Jun 2015 | 6:33 pm
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  • This June Is Turning Out To Be A Bad Month For The Haters (with poll)

    dwillie
    25 Jun 2015 | 2:48 pm
    Damn, talk about a smackdown! The United States Supreme Court has ruled that Obamacare subsidies do indeed apply to policies established through the federal exchange in states where republican leaders have irresponsibly declined to establish state exchanges. For this highly divi …
  • THE VICTIMS OF THE CHARLESTON CHURCH SHOOTING SAFELY IN THE ARMS OF GOD.

    Doc Hollidaye
    23 Jun 2015 | 7:37 pm
     "In a remarkable moment of courtroom drama, some of the relatives of the nine people shot dead at a Charleston church spoke directly to Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old accused of murdering their loved ones. While he stared impassively ahead, one by one they told him that they …
  • THE CONFEDERATE FLAG, IN MY OPINION, IS A REPRESENTATION OF HISTORICAL AND ONGOING RACIST TERRORISM IN AMERICA

    Doc Hollidaye
    23 Jun 2015 | 10:57 am
     There are many who agree with my analysis and are showing support to have this flag removed: " A day after lawmakers in South Carolina called for the removal of the Confederate battle flag, pressure is mounting elsewhere in the US to retire symbols of Confederacy. Efforts  …
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  • Ian Reifowitz: White Identity Offers Bland Nothingness Or Racism. An Inclusive American Identity Is The Answer

    Ian Reifowitz
    30 Jun 2015 | 12:58 am
    People need a positive sense of identity. We need to feel like we belong to a community larger than ourselves. If we can't find one built around pos... Read more: Dylann Roof, Charleston, Charleston Massacre, South Carolina, America, American National Identity, Democratic Pluralism, Woody Guthrie, Nell Irvin Painter, Barack Obama, Confederate Flag, Michael Hill, Russell Moore, Southern Baptists, Nationalism, National Identity, Utah, Whiteness, White Identity, White Privilege, Leonard Zeskind, Chandler Bing, Impact News
  • Obama Makes His Boldest Economic Move Since Taking Office

    The Huffington Post News Team
    29 Jun 2015 | 1:32 pm
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama this week will propose a plan to extend overtime pay to 5 million American workers who are currently excluded und... Read more: Overtime, Overtime Pay, Obama Overtime Pay, Labor, Barack Obama, Economy, Financial Education, Politics News
  • Congress Voted Against Directly Arming Iraq's Kurds. Here's What That Means For The ISIS Fight.

    The Huffington Post News Team
    29 Jun 2015 | 11:11 am
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's strategy for combating the extremist Islamic State group is still evolving. But for some members of Congress on... Read more: Iraq, Obama Iraq, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Iraq Isis, Iraq Islamic State, Obama Iraq Isis, Isis, Isis Kurds, Kurds, Iraq Kurds, Iraqi Kurds, Kurdistan, Iraqi Kurdistan, Peshmerga, Peshmerga Isis, Peshmergas, Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, Massoud Barzani, Ambassadors Unplugged, Politics News
  • Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: $1 Rooftop Solar for Nonprofits, the Ocean Carbon Punch, and More!

    Mary Ellen Harte
    29 Jun 2015 | 10:49 am
    Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Amazonian Wildlife: a treasure trove of biodiversity. Source mostly ajorbahman.blog... Read more: Climate Change, Environment, Drought, Extreme Weather, Global Warming, Sustainability, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Nature, Science, Climate Change Denial, Climate, Climate Science, Climate-Change, Obama, Green Energy, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy, Natural Gas, Wind Power, Solar Power, Fossil Fuels, Heat Waves, Congress, Voting, Weather, Business, Business News, Corporations, Economy, Climate Change Solutions, Greenhouse Gases,…
  • Yohuru Williams: When Microaggressions Become Macro Confessions

    Yohuru Williams
    29 Jun 2015 | 10:09 am
    In the fuzzy arithmetic of their moral equivocation, flag pins matter, firearms matter, border patrols matter, but black and brown lives don't matter unless they can be leveraged for some self-serving political purpose Read more: Charleston Shooting, Dylann Roof Charleston, Nra Guns, Racism, President Obama, Microaggression, N-Word, Lindsey Graham, Obama Flag Pin, Confederate Flag, South Carolina Confederate Flag, Ferguson Missouri, Eric Holder Attorney General, Education Reform, Black on Black Crime, Voices, Black Voices News
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  • State Won't Let Stores Open on Nov. 22

    30 Jun 2015 | 5:25 am
    State Won't Let Stores Open on Nov. 22WMTW Most people flock to stores on Thanksgiving for last-minute items or pre-Black Friday steals -- but one state's law doesn't allow that.Where big box stores will be closed In Case You Missed ItSchool Bus Driver's Terrifying Close CallShocking Thing Opens Up in Man's LawnOfficial 'Disgusted' by What Happened to Car
  • General's Emails More Than 'Flirtatious'

    30 Jun 2015 | 5:25 am
    General's Emails More Than 'Flirtatious'APGen. John Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, exchanged countless emails with a woman at the heart of the Petraeus scandal.Source reveals explicit messagesMore NewsPlane Crashes Into Mississippi HomeWashington Post Editor Steps DownHusband Finds Teacher in Act With Boy
  • Reason This Ad Is Making Waves

    30 Jun 2015 | 5:25 am
    Reason This Ad Is Making Waves Marks & SpencerIt looks like any other holiday clothing ad for kids, but something about this one is different -- and it's not an accident.How a Facebook post started it allMore StoriesPreterm Birth Rate Drops to New LowPossible Risk Factor for Autism Found?Stranger I Wish I'd Stopped to Talk With
  • Soap Star Says Goodbye After 25 Years

    30 Jun 2015 | 5:25 am
    Soap Star Says Goodbye After 25 YearsCBSSusan Flannery left 'The Bold and the Beautiful' after two and a half decades -- and she's not the only star with a very long TV tenure.Actress who spent 41 years on her showMore to See'X Factor' Singer Says Sexuality Was a RiskActress Opened Up About Bipolar DisorderStreisand's Son Sings for Gay-Friendly Film
  • Take a Look at Where JFK Was Born

    30 Jun 2015 | 5:25 am
    Take a Look at Where JFK Was BornNational Park ServiceYou'll find the late president's very first belongings inside this New England home -- which is being opened to the public for the first time.Famous items the living room is 'filled with'More to SeeStar Has Rose Named After HerCommon Heating Mistake Could Cost YouThe Best Pillow for Your Sleep Style
 
 
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