Barack Obama

Supporters rally on behalf of imprisioned US citizen Alan Gross, calling for US President Barack Obama to help free Gross during a rally in Lafayette Park December 3, 2013, across the street from the White House, in Washington, DC. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Call To Loosen Cuban Travel And Trade Restrictions Gets Mixed Reactions

The president’s call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they’d see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.

12/17/2014

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Obama: Deeply Rooted Racism In America Can’t Be Solved Overnight

President Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

12/08/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Warns Undocumented Immigrants Against Driver’s License Scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is issuing a warning to undocumented immigrants to beware of scams that offer help to obtain a driver’s license or obtain legal status under President Obama’s Deferred Action Program.

12/05/2014

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi serving food at St. Anthony's Dining Room in San Francisco on the day before Thanksgiving. November, 26th 2014. (photo credit: Jeffrey Schaub)

Congresswoman Pelosi Joined By Grandchildren To Serve Food At SF’s St. Anthony’s Dining Room

Bay Area Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi visited St. Anthony’s dining room in San Francisco with her grandchildren Wednesday as part of a family tradition that goes back many years.

11/26/2014

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel answers reporters' questions during a news conference at the Pentagon October 30, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hagel Resigns As Defense Secretary Under Pressure

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House’s insular foreign policy team.

11/24/2014

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Amid Obama’s Immigration Order, UC Expands Legal Services For Immigrant Students

The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama’s new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.

11/21/2014

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Silicon Valley’s Hi-Tech Industry Underwhelmed With Pres. Obama’s Immigration Reform

President Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday fell failed to impress the technology interests in Silicon Valley as there were no assurances for an increase in hi-tech visas.

11/21/2014

President Obama addresses the nation on September 10th, 2014 to detail the plans to attack ISIL also known as ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Pres. Obama’s Executive Order On Immigration Will Impact Bay Area’s Diverse Population

After President Obama makes his announcement on immigration reform tonight, he will sign the executive order into law at a ceremony in Las Vegas on Friday that will shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. KCBS talks with law professor Bill Hing to discuss its impact on the Bay Area and beyond.

11/20/2014

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Bay Area Nurses’ Union Sends Letter to Pres. Obama Urging Ebola Safety Mandate

The largest union of registered nurses in the United States, headquartered in Oakland, is calling on President Obama to mandate uniform standards and protocols for the treatment of Ebola.

10/16/2014

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President Obama Arrives In Bay Area For Weekend Democratic Fundraisers

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Anna Eshoo, along with a crowd of supporters, welcomed President Barack Obama to the Bay Area as he stepped off Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport Friday afternoon.

10/10/2014

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