Tag: Barack Obama
Barack Obama has not only walked the green walk, but will go down in history as one of the greatest environmental presidents of all time.
Hillary For America has released a new video, “Progress is on the Ballot” celebrating the progress the country has made under President Barack Obama.
The internet may never be the same after Sept. 30. Big changes are coming that threaten its security, stability and openness.
Donald Trump said earlier Friday that he was being “sarcastic” in referring to President Obama as the “founder of ISIS,” and tweaking the media for not being able to tell the difference.
It may be better for America if the Republicans refuse to repudiate Trump. Trump can be their cement shoes, dragging them down while the waters close over them.
Voters, get this, Senate Republicans, trust Barack Obama more than Donald Trump to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.
Barack Obama recently said that his biggest blunder was “failing to plan for the day after” his intervention in Libya.
After the terrorist violence in Brussels many said we should not change our way of life because that is what terrorists want.
According to a recent interview with White House advisor Ben Rhodes, President Barack Obama “has not had a second thought about drones.”
The people’s duly elected representatives in Congress cannot sit silent as the Executive Branch continues to overstep its constitutional authority.
U.S. Sen Bernie Sanders issued the following statement after President Barack Obama announced he will sign a series of executive orders on gun safety.
Remarks by President Obama today at the White House on his executive actions on gun safety reform.
President Obama is set to announce executive actions on Tuesday aimed at curbing gun violence. The White House released a fact sheet detailing the actions late Monday.
What do Barack Obama and Donald Trump have in common? Among other things, they have — or pretend to have — no clue why some Muslims hate us.
A new Christopher Newport University poll shows that Virginia voters have generally positive views of Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine. Barack Obama, not so muc
Democratic Party presidential hopeful Jim Webb has some pointed advice for President Obama with China President Xi Jinping beginning a U.S. visit that will include a presidential summit later this week.
A new national poll from Public Policy Polling has celebrity Donald Trump building on his strong lead among candidates for the Republican Party presidential nomination.
Dick Cheney, as shadow president, lied us into a war that set America back for a generation, so he’s as qualified as anybody to speak on bad presidents.
The last of the legal challenges to the eligibility of Barack Obama to be President of the United States was docketed by Tracy A. Fair at the United States Supreme Court today.
Watching the State of the Commonwealth address with the sound down, one thing was obvious during the cutaway shots on applause lines during Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s speech.
On Friday, Mitt Romney finally told the truth about his interest in a third presidential run to a room full of Republican donors, as if he hadn’t planned for this all along.
Republicans have been imploding for 15 years as their moderate and Tea Party wings have engaged in open warfare against each other. Looks like Democrats are about to do the same, with the centrist and liberal-progressive wings ready to claw each other to death.
Wow, what a news day. U.S. moves to normalize relations with Cuba, and Sony Pictures moves to give North Korea a veto over new releases.
Ken Ruscio, president of Washington and Lee University, will participate in the White House College Opportunity Day of Action Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C.
Harrisonburg Virginia Organizing leaders Maria Peña and Maria Del Carmen Valdez attended a media conference in Washington, D.C. today to discuss how she and her family will be directly affected by the administrative relief offered by President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration.
Jim Webb became the first contender to formally throw his hat into the ring for 2016 this week, announcing the formation of an exploratory committee that jumpstarts his run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
In two short years, Scotty McCreery became one of country’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million, including a platinum-selling debut album that made Billboard history.
Dr. Whitfield Scott explains why minorities still don’t have the same level of freedom in his new book, A Focus on the African American’s History of Enslavement, Contribution to the Growth of the Nation, and His Struggle to be Free.
The final polls of the 2014 election season in Arkansas and Kentucky from Public Policy Polling find Republicans in strong positions to win the open Senate seats in those states on Election Day.
The 2016 presidential election is two years away. Hard to believe, ain’t it? I mean, didn’t we just have one of them presidential elections?
Ahead of the 51st anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, the UVA Center for Politics has launched a series of new online classes to accompany the new, expanded paperback edition of Larry Sabato’s The Kennedy Half Century.
Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell commented Friday on a new analysis from the Virginia State Corporation Commission that indicates Virginia families and businesses could see $5.5 to $6 billion in higher energy costs under an EPA regulation proposed by President Barack Obama.
Remarks from President Barack Obama at the Pentagon on Wednesday after a briefing with Department of Defense officials on ISIL.
My first experience with the Secret Service came in 1998. A cub reporter for The News Virginian in Waynesboro, Va., I got the assignment to cover a visit by President Bill Clinton to Wintergreen, just down the Blue Ridge Parkway.
In response to Ed Gillespie’s call for Eric Holder’s successor as Attorney General to “impartially defend our laws and uphold our Constitution,” Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis made the following statement:
If Barack Obama had become president at a time of normal politics, with a normal opposition party, there’s no telling how much he could have accomplished.
Following the release of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie’s new “Blank Check” television advertisement, Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis made the following statement.
The world is coming to an end, and the reason why: Barack Obama. This was the message from Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie Monday in Buena Vista.
Today, in response to the admission by the Central Intelligence Agency that it illegally spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate Robert Sarvis called for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan and released the following statement:
There are many arguments of sound reason for marriage only between one man and one woman. They have been articulated over and over and today pro-family organizations will again state those arguments.
Eric Cantor has repeatedly – over and over and over again – promised citizenship for those who illegally enter our country.
Last night, at a standing room only rally headlined by conservative radio and TV host Laura Ingraham, Dave Brat received a raucous welcome from more than 660 constituents from all counties of the Seventh Congressional District.
The free Ready Virginia mobile application that helps people prepare for emergencies and stay informed during disasters was demonstrated to President Barack Obama May 30 in preparation for hurricane season, which extends through Nov. 30.
U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to establish a Presidential Career and Technical Scholars Award program.
Congressman Gutiérrez is here to set up a great deception that will allow Eric Cantor to claim he is opposed to amnesty, at the eleventh hour, just two weeks prior to the primary on June 10th.
President Barack Obama visited the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, on Thursday, contributing the jacket that he wore when he threw out the first pitch at the All-Star Game in 2009 against a backdrop that he used to talk about the tourism industry.
There are legitimate debates to be had on issues like how to deal with long-term debt and healthcare. But those issues aren’t the focus right now, President Barack Obama noted in remarks at a private Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser in Potomac, Md., Monday night.
Democrats don’t vote in midterms. Barack Obama knows that, and he knows what it means for the November midterms.
More than 80 Virginia religious leaders have signed a joint letter to world leaders, urging them to take more coordinated action to return more than 220 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped from their school by the terrorist group Boko Haram.