After the holidays, the president is expected to sign a bill that covers the medical costs for first responders working at the World Trade Center site after the September 11th attack. This should be a big help for a Peninsula Fire Unit deployed to New York at the time.
A federal appeals court has indefinitely extended its freeze on a judge’s order halting enforcement of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
Sarah Palin will attend a Republican rally in San Jose Thursday afternoon, and on Friday, former president Bill Clinton begins campaigning in California for a number of Democratic candidates.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Vowing to find new ways to stimulate the sputtering economy, President Barack Obama will call for long-term investments in the nation’s roads, railways and runways that would cost at least $50 billion.
WASHINGTON (AP) –A strong economy needs bustling Main Streets and a thriving middle class, not just a healthy stock market, President Barack Obama said in paying tribute to the American worker.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ As President Barack Obama prepares to officially end the lengthy and divisive U.S. combat operation in Iraq, he’ll personally thank some of the soldiers who fought there for their service to a […]
Leading members of the Hispanic media are becoming increasingly critical of Pres. Obama, pointing at the lack of progress on immigration reform. Click to Listen
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Elena Kagan survived her own confirmation mess. The lawyer and academic who once famously blasted the Supreme Court confirmation process as a charade emerged from it intact on Thursday, confirmed by the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama is applauding headway that has been made to stop the nation’s worst oil spill, saying the Gulf of Mexico operation is “finally close to coming to an end.”