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Column: Obama is liberals’ lesser evil

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The anti-Obama left was out in force. All 22 of them.
As the president stood on the South Lawn to announce the bombing campaign in Syria, liberal demonstrators gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue on the other side of the White House to pr…continue reading on dglobe.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

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

Hoeven, Republicans pen letter to Obama urging Keystone XL approval

January 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Republican senators are putting on the full-court press in their fight with the White House for approve of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Ahead of Tuesday’s State of the Union address in Washington, all 45 Republican senators signed a letter sent to Pr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

White House: 500-plus drilling permits on hold

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

White House says to take ‘hard look’ at Russia offer on Syria

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

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghan war veteran

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

Obama opposes GOP bill on Keystone XL oil pipeline

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

Obama budget targets millionaires, replaces sequester cuts

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.
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Sierra Club chief arrested at White House protest

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.
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