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Obamacare at Risk of Being Defunded by Republicans

The new agenda for House Republicans is drawing national attention, after they are pushing legislation introduced Wednesday in an attempt to defund Obamacare. Using the upcoming budget deadline, John Boehner, R-Ohio, is one that is leading this effort, taking one …

Larry Summers Withdraws Name from Fed Chair Debate Larry Summers Withdraws Name from Fed Chair Debate

In somewhat surprising news Sunday, Larry Summers has withdrawn his name for the discussion of who will replace Ben Bernanke as Chair of the Federal Reserve when his term ends in January. All signs seemed to point to Summers as …

George Stephanopoulos talks to President Obama

President Barack Obama went mano-a-mano with George Stephanopoulos on the ABC News segment “This Week” to talk about what will certainly be a defining moment for the Obama presidency: the handling of the Syrian chemical weapons quandary. Stephanopoulos spoke with …

Hillary Clinton Backs Obama’s Stance on Syria

In a speech given at an event sponsored by the Department of the Interior on Monday, former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced her support of President Barack Obama’s plan for a limited military strike against Syria. Clinton …

Syria Turn Over Weapons Promise Sways Obama
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While expressing skepticism about promises from the Syrian regime to turn over chemical weapons, during a Monday night NBC News interview, later that evening… President Barack Obama leaned toward the proposal in the face of public opposition and wavering congressional …

Harry Reid, Reconvenes Senate Early, Files Syria Rez
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid started forward momentum in Congress this weekend toward possible military intervention in Syria. The Democratic Senator from Nevada briefly reconvened his colleagues on Friday to file a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama’s desired military strikes …

G20 Summit: Syria, World Economy Discussed G20 Summit: Syria, World Economy Discussed

The Group of 20, a group of countries developed and emerging whose populations comprise two out of three people on Earth, saw their world leaders gather in St. Petersburg over the last two days. First coming together in 2009 to …

John Boehner backs Obama for Military Action in Syria

Despite many constituents strongly disagreeing, John Boehner has verbally backed Obama after he called for American military action in Syria after learning Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, possible use of chemical weapons in the country’s civil war. “I’m going to support …

Syria: Latest Global Responses and Developments

After announcing his intentions to intervene militarily in the Syrian crisis, President Barack Obama is working on building support before Congress reconvenes on 9 September and discusses the President’s resolution. In the meantime, other nations and organizations are communicating an …

Congress Split: Syrian Response Divides Nation
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Congress may mirror America after all. After President Barack Obama’s Saturday Rose Garden speech proclaiming his decision to take military action in response to Syria’s chemical weapons aggression, legislators appear to be split in their anticipated response. Obama will look …

Osama bin Laden Raid: New Details Leaked
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While President Barack Obama’s administration prepares to annually declassify the number of people and businesses covered by National Security Agency surveillance, the Washington Post this week divulged details on NSA targeting that helped exterminate al-Qa’ida head honcho Osama bin Laden. …

Intel Report: Syrian Regime Confirmed Chem Agressor
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Recognizing the number of casualties is a moving target, at least 426 children are among the 1,429 people killed in last week’s chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The UN estimates 70,000+ have been killed during the two year conflict as …

Ted Cruz ‘Birther’ Issue Draws Comparison To Obama

As the talk about the 2016 presidential race begins to get louder (despite it being literally years away) the name Ted Cruz has gained more and more significance to the average person. Cruz, who is a Republican senator from Texas, …

Obama’s New Dog Is Cute, But Apparently Evil
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The Obama family has added a new lovably adorable ball of fur to the White House; her name is Sunny, and she is a female Portuguese Water Dog. She is quite similar to the first Presidential pet, Bo, in color, …

Minimum Wage Debate Strikes a Date Minimum Wage Debate Strikes a Date
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August 29 is the day you may want to pack a lunch.  Fast food workers are joining the social media stampede calling for a nationwide strike on August 29, four days before Labor Day.  Demands are for an hourly wage …

Student Loan Deal Signed by Pres. Obama Student Loan Deal Signed by Pres. Obama
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This past Friday, President Barack Obama signed the Higher Education Act into law, an act that the AP reports restored lower interest rates. The President also pledged to continue lowering the costs of a college education. “Feels good signing bills. …

President Obama Proposes Reforms To The NSA And FISA Court President Obama Proposes Reforms To The NSA And FISA Court
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When the NSA’s spy programs were first revealed in early June by Edward Snowden, President Obama was one of the first in Washington to jump to the agency’s defense. He did, however, say that he would welcome a debate from …

Obama Speaks Out Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws
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News-savvy folk (such as the readers here at WebProNews) have surely heard of president Barack Obama’s decision to cancel his one-on-one meeting with Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin. Many argue that the president was taking a stand against Russia’s decision …

Obama Cancels Visit to Russia over Snowden’s Asylum
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It seems that Edward Snowden’s new found asylum in Russia may result in soured diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the United States: President Obama has formally cancelled his bilateral meeting with Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin after the …

Amanda Bynes Calls the Obamas ‘Ugly’ on Twitter
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In the latest installment of the Amanda Bynes-saying-something-odd-on-Twitter show, the former Nickelodeon star has now decided to call President Obama, as well as the First Lady, “ugly.” “Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are ugly!” writes Bynes. Say what you will …

President Obama Defends NSA Spying, Says Americans Aren’t Targeted President Obama Defends NSA Spying, Says Americans Aren’t Targeted
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To put it lightly, the Internet blew up last night on the news that the NSA has tapped into data belonging to pretty much every major tech company. It’s alleged that the spy agency works with these companies to sift …