All posts tagged "president barack obama"

Planned Parenthood shooting demonstrates the severity of domestic rightwing terror

Three people are dead and several others are injured after a crazed man opened fire near a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs. Among the victims of Robert Lewis Dear's act of terror was police officer Garrett Swasey and two unidentified civilians.

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John Boehner says he is going to sue Obama over executive actions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday he is planning to file a lawsuit alleging that President Barack Obama has abused his executive authority by implementing policies without congressional approval.

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U.S. missile defense intercept test successful

The Boeing-managed ground-based system intended to shield the continental United States intercepted a simulated incoming missile over the Pacific Ocean for the first time Sunday, the Pentagon said.

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Obama's executive order expanding LGBT job protections largest in US history

The White House announced on Monday that President Barack Obama will issue an executive order requiring all companies with federal government contracts to refrain from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Obama on military aid to Iraq: 'I don't rule out anything'

Jihadists moved nearer to Baghdad Thursday after capturing a town just hours to the north, as President Barack Obama said Washington was exploring all options to save Iraq's security forces from collapse.

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The right has moved further right and the left has moved further left, poll shows

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are more divided along political lines than at any time in two decades, with about one in five defining themselves as consistently liberal or conservative, a poll showed on Thursday.

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Effigy of President Obama found hanging from Missouri bridge

Police in Grain Valley, Missouri have rerouted traffic after an effigy of President Barack Obama was found hanging from the Lesholz Bridge.

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Jon Stewart: Let's just admit that America has been f*cking veterans over for centuries

Daily Show host Jon Stewart gave a harsh history lesson on Thursday, hitting the wayback machine to show that U.S. mistreatment of veterans dates back not just presidential administrations, but centuries.

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Twitter marks the latest conservative protest flameout with '#AmericanSpringExcuses'

The conservative event dubbed "Operation American Spring" came and went without much of the uproar or call to arms organizers promised they would rain down upon President Barack Obama.

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