Quantcast

Latest Obama Stories

2014-08-29 23:03:08

CADCA applauds President Obama's decision to nominate Michael Botticelli as Director of National Drug Control Policy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s intent to nominate Michael Botticelli as the Director of National Drug Control Policy: “CADCA...

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Protecting Mobile Privacy
2014-08-17 04:37:58

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Net neutrality laws and the protection of an open and equal Internet are subjects that arouse passions, and some heavyweights have entered the debate recently with President Obama and the New York Times joining large numbers of Internet users speaking out in support of equality on the Web. The job of overseeing regulation falls to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), who Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy has...

2014-08-07 16:27:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) today lauded President Obama's signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014. The bill will provide billions of dollars in resources to improve the staffing levels and facilities at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO With the leadership of Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie...

2014-07-11 12:25:41

Textura joins leading companies to discuss private-sector initiative to expedite payment to small suppliers CHICAGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that Textura Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Allin joined executives from several other companies at the White House today to discuss SupplierPay, an initiative the Obama Administration is launching...

2014-07-01 16:22:36

Congress must act to prevent a partial government shutdown in August WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to President Obama's speech on Tuesday urging Congress to get to work on financing the Highway Trust Fund and preventing a stoppage in construction projects next month, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers issued the following statement: "We agree with President Obama: ensuring the Highway Trust Fund remains solvent through the summer...

2014-06-25 12:28:04

Generations have different attitudes on how the economy and their household's financial condition will be NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones is flirting with a new magical number, 17,000 and there has been job growth for over 50 months in a row according to the White House. But Americans are still not all that confident about the state of the American economy. Just one-third (32%) of U.S. adults give President Obama positive ratings for his handling of the economy...

2014-06-23 12:26:56

Economy and Jobs top two issues for government to address NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer is upon us, and with it the air in Washington, D.C. becomes heavy and oppressive. And, this is just the perfect climate for another month of low approval ratings for government officials. After making some gains last month, President Obama holds steady with the same numbers this month with almost two in five (38%) giving the overall job he is doing positive ratings and 62%...

2014-06-18 08:25:45

CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fatherhood Educational Institute (FEI), founder Jeffery M. Leving, recently reinforced his support for President Obama's national call for mentors after he received a personal message from the president. "I'm only here because someone took a chance on me, and believed in me when I didn't believe in myself. And, I want to give more kids that chance," President Obama wrote to Leving explaining why he launched the My Brother's Keeper initiative...

2014-06-10 16:22:10

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 Association of Equipment Manufacturers President Dennis Slater welcomed news on Tuesday that President Obama had signed into law a $12.3 billion water resources bill that will improve U.S. infrastructure, contribute to economic growth and bolster international trade. "I'm pleased that President Obama was able to sign the Water Resources Reform and Development Act into law," said Slater. "I want to thank members of Congress from both parties for working...

2014-06-06 12:23:12

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FIND OUT THE FACTS IN "SAVED BY THE BELL" - A new book, published by Crest Mountain Press, about American POWs Abandoned and the fight to bring them home. Read about Muhammad Ali and POW Family members championing the cause of freedom for American POWs/MIAs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90924 It is time to salute our Flag and remember our POWs/MIAs who served US with valor and distinction. But some were left behind...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'