Barack Obama

Scoot
August 24, 2017 - 11:16 am
Being honest about your political views in 2017 comes with consequences. The controversy over NFL QB Colin Kaepernick’s protest of racial injustice by refusing to stand for the National Anthem is a reminder that freedom of speech is guaranteed, but there is no guarantee how speaking freely might...
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Scoot
August 14, 2017 - 10:39 am
Scoot: Why Trump failed to call out “white supremacists” Why did President Trump fail to specifically name white supremacist groups and the alt-right in his condemnation of the violence in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend? The assumption of why he didn’t paints a chilling picture of the...
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Chris Kleponis-Poo)
August 02, 2017 - 7:06 am
(AP) - Republican senators are bucking President Donald Trump's calls to revive the health care debate. And Trump just ousted his only top White House aide with deep links to the party. But the president and his party won't be calling it quits any time soon. They remain tightly linked by a force...
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July 27, 2017 - 9:40 am
(AP) - Senate Republicans are lowering their expectations on repealing and replacing "Obamacare." They're making plans to try to pass a narrowly focused bill undoing just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's landmark health care reform law. After successive failed votes on other...
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Chris Miller
July 26, 2017 - 11:28 am
The U.S. Senate is deep in discussions on how to go about repealing and replacing Obamacare, after narrowly voting to move forward with the debate. Senator Bill Cassidy told his social media audience that his work to get the Senate to take up his plan continues. "I'm continuing to work on (the)...
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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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