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Lake Berryessa

White House Designates Berryessa Snow Mountain As New National Monument

Mammoth bones, prehistoric rock carvings and more than a million acres of wilderness will be protected as part of three new national monuments that President Barack Obama is creating in California, Nevada and Texas.

07/10/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Expand Overtime Pay For 5 Million Workers

The Obama administration is proposing making up to 5 million more people eligible for overtime — its latest effort to boost pay for lower-income workers.

06/30/2015

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6 Unsubtle Tweets Celebrating Obamacare Victory

In a historic moment Thursday, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld Obamacare subsidies in a 6-3 decision.

06/25/2015

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Giants Becoming Regulars At White House With Third Visit In 5 Years

It seems like the Giants have been getting more White House invitations than most congressional Republicans during the last few years of the Obama Administration.

06/04/2015

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U.S. Military Celebrating Gay Pride Month, Honors Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Servicemembers

Maybe it’s all about who is the current commander-in-chief. Maybe it resonates more because of Caitlyn Jenner’s announcement this week. Maybe it’s just the new “normal” for the Department of Defense, but this month the DoD is making it very clear to the American public that the military supports Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.

06/02/2015

Pride Parade

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Pride Month Declared By President Obama (Full Text)

“The Federal Government is now leading by example, ensuring that our employees and contractors are judged by the quality of their work, not by who they love. ” FULL TEXT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA DECLARATION

05/29/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Removes Cuba From State Sponsor Of Terror List

President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries.

04/14/2015

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Obama Calls For End To Gay ‘Conversion’ Therapy For Kids

President Barack Obama is calling for an end to psychiatric therapy treatments aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.

04/09/2015

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Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In Cotati

Marin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.

04/07/2015

US President Barack Obama signs a Memorandum of Disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, at the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His Presidency

The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.

04/01/2015

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