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Obama lays out go-it-alone approach

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

* Obama poised to bypass Congress on some policy initiatives

* President aims to strengthen America’s middle class

* In response, Republicans criticize Obama’s approach

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divide…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama lays out go-it-alone approach

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

* Obama poised to bypass Congress on some policy initiatives

* President aims to strengthen America’s middle class

* In response, Republicans criticize Obama’s approach

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divide…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama lays out go-it-alone approach in State of Union speech

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America’s middle class in a State of the Union speech that he used to try to breathe new life into his second term after a troubled…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Keystone XL unlikely a State of the Union topic

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will lay out an agenda on jobs, the economy and the environment during his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
But he is unlikely to mention the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a politically charged project that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Keystone XL unlikely a State of the Union topic

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will lay out an agenda on jobs, the economy and the environment during his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
But he is unlikely to mention the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a politically charged project that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Retired Guard member to attend State of the Union as Heitkamp’s guest

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – When retired Army National Guard member Eric Marts told North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp at a town hall meeting last fall that he was willing to help her in any way he could with issues facing today’s veterans, he never figured it would l…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Retired Guard member to attend State of the Union as Heitkamp’s guest

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – When retired Army National Guard member Eric Marts told North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp at a town hall meeting last fall that he was willing to help her in any way he could with issues facing today’s veterans, he never figured it would l…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wounded vet to attend State of the Union

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced that wounded veteran Eric Marts will be her guest at next week’s State of the Union address.

According to a news release, Heitkamp met Marts, who hosts a Fargo radio program for veterans, las…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama: Nation stronger, GOP should back his plans

February 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) Uncompromising and politically emboldened, President Barack Obama urged a deeply divided Congress Tuesday night to embrace his plans to use government money to create jobs and strengthen the nation’s middle class. He declared Republican ideas for reducing the deficit “even worse” than the unpalatable deals Washington had to stomach during his first term.
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FACT CHECK: Overreaching in State of Union speech

February 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama did some cherry-picking Tuesday night in defense of his record on jobs and laid out a conditional path to citizenship for illegal immigrants that may be less onerous than he made it sound.
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