Tag: President Obama
In one of his final acts as president, Barack Obama signed into law bipartisan legislation to codify the Presidential Innovations Fellows program.
A new Quinnipiac University poll of Virginia voters has President Barack Obama at his highest approval in the Old Dominion ever.
House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016 (H.R. 5063) will receive a vote by the full House next week.
As Congress continues to debate pending justice reform legislation, #cut50 is launching a new national campaign: #ClemencyNOW.
Two weeks ago, President Obama announced that the US will draw down its troops in Afghanistan from 9,800 to 8,400, altering his original plan to reduce the number to 5,500.
It is not President Obama’s way to deliver a blow in the ring of the sort that puts an opponent down for the count.
Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to promote diversity at federal land management agencies.
Democratic leaders, nervous, no doubt, over the Brexit vote, are telling people to please disperse, remain calm, nothing to see here.
President Obama plans to be the first sitting President to visit Hiroshima, Japan during next months’ G7 Summit.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement today on the executive actions President Obama announced to reduce gun violence.
President Obama criticized the dominant journalistic culture for its stenographic approach of simply quoting the official statements of public figures.
Ever since the death of Justice Scalia, the question of who President Obama would choose to replace him has been a central issue in politics.
The people’s duly elected representatives in Congress cannot sit silent as the Executive Branch continues to overstep its constitutional authority.
President Barack Obama has appointed appeals court judge Merrick B. Garland to the spot on the Supreme Court left open by the death of Antonin Scalia.
Last Monday, another important deadline in the fight to defeat the Islamic State came and went with little attention from the media.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request.
As the threat of the Zika virus grows, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined colleagues in urging President Obama to devote increased funding.
Last week President Obama put an end to the use of solitary confinement on youth locked up in the federal prison system.
Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review a legal challenge to President Obama’s immigration overhaul.
President Obama has said he’ll increase the efficiency of background checks. Obama’s reasoning comes from the belief that gun violence is on the rise.