Barack Obama

Chris Miller
July 25, 2017 - 2:15 pm
By a vote of 51-50, the U.S. Senate today agreed to debate a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) returned to the capitol after undergoing surgery and receiving a brain cancer diagnosis to vote in favor of advancing the debate. It was enough...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 20, 2017 - 12:21 pm
People are born every day. People get sick every day. People die every day. My daughter, when she was young, asked me why people had to die. As gently as I could, I explained that it’s the cycle of life. Flowers don’t last forever, animals don’t last forever and the same goes for people. Besides, I...
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Scoot
July 05, 2017 - 10:38 am
While America was celebrating its independence by shooting fireworks into the sky, North Korea declared its own type of independence by firing the ultimate rocket into the sky – an ICBM. The successful test of an ICBM was a bold, new testament to North Korea’s Dictator Kim Jung-Un’s resolve to ramp...
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June 22, 2017 - 10:01 am
By ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners...
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June 15, 2017 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. commander in chief. The deployment will be the largest of American manpower under...
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SIPA USA TODAY
June 13, 2017 - 11:01 am
(AP) _ President Donald Trump is complaining that vacancies in his administration are dragging on because of delays at the government's ethics office. But data from the Office of Government Ethics show that it's actually moving faster on nominations than it did under President Barack Obama. With...
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May 31, 2017 - 6:09 pm
COVINGTON, La. (AP) -- Skeptics of Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy's alternative to the Affordable Care Act moaned and jeered at him during a town hall in Louisiana Wednesday, and when he said he's "neutral" on the Paris Accords to combat climate change, members of the audience groaned. One shouted, "...
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Scoot
May 31, 2017 - 9:35 am
New information related to the investigations into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election floods the news media and social media daily, sometimes hourly. The amount of new information coming out is overwhelming. At this point, the information is just that – information. No...
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May 04, 2017 - 1:24 pm
Relieved Republicans have pushed their prized health care bill through the House. The mostly party-line 217-213 vote advances a bill that addresses their longtime pledge to erase the 2010 Obama health care law. Thursday's vote sends the measure to the Senate. Many senators consider the House bill...
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