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Obama Calling For More Infrastructure Spending

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.


Pledge To Help Middle¬†Class

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.


Obama to Honor Troops as Iraq Combat Mission Ends

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 […]


Pres. Obama's Latino Approval Rating Drops

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


Senate Confirms Kagan as 112th Justice

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 […]


Obama Applauds Breakthrough on Gulf Oil Spill

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.”


SF School Officials at Odds on Obama's Education Fixes

There is no argument that education in the U.S. needs improving. But, exactly where that change should be coming from is a growing debate.


California is Finalist for Education Reform Grants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ California is among 18 states and the District of Columbia that are finalists in the second round of the federal “Race to the Top” school reform grant competition.


Obama, Clinton Pledge US Support For AIDS Fight

VIENNA (AP) _ President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pledged Friday the support of the United States in the global fight against AIDS.