October 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Bureau of Land Management’s North Dakota office is sitting on more than 500 oil and gas drilling permit applications, the White House told Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s office this week. Continue Reading
September 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The White House will closely examine Russia’s offer to work with Syria to put its chemical weapons under international control but the U.S. Congress should still back military action to keep pressure on Damascus, a top aide said on Monday. Continue Reading
August 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as “the essence of true heroism.” Continue Reading
May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON The White House says President Barack Obama opposes a House bill that would speed approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Continue Reading
April 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON – The White House on Wednesday proposed a budget that would sharply trim the U.S. deficit over three years by forcing millionaires to pay more in taxes and enacting spending cuts that replace the “sequester” reductions that went into place last month.
February 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON (AP) Prominent environmental leaders, including the head of the Sierra Club, were arrested Wednesday after tying themselves to the White House gate to protest the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
November 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
MITCHELL, S.D. Well, the name of the state is South Dakota.
Maybe that explains why some residents in the state have joined in a secession movement. But unlike the 11 southern states who tried to leave the union from 1860 to 1865, this secession isn’t about slavery, states’ rights or other issues that launched the Civil War. Continue Reading
June 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The department said Friday it will again review the northern route of the project from the Canadian border through Nebraska. TransCanada, the company behind the project, submitted a revised route in May to avoid Nebraska’s environmentally sensitive Sand Hills region. Earlier this year, the Obama administration rejected a permit for the original route. Continue Reading
April 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A White House statement blamed the way the legislation would pay its $5.9 billion costs: by cutting a preventive health fund created under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law of 2010. Continue Reading
April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Educator jokes with Obama about ‘bunny ears’ in photo.