President Barack Obama
As Twitter celebrates its 8th birthday with a website allowing users to see their first tweets, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first tweet revealed a bit of irony as he congratulated then President-elect Barack Obama on his re-election.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s criticisms of President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures were warmly received on Wednesday at the University of California, Berkeley.
The post comes a day after the news site Intercept reported that the National Security Agency has impersonated a Facebook server to infect surveillance targets’ computers and get files from a hard drive. The NSA says the report is “inaccurate.”
More than 1,600 acres of beach, river and forest lands along the Mendocino County coast was declared a protected national monument by President Obama at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.
A Republican candidate for California governor is comparing President Barack Obama’s gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il.
President Barack Obama proposed an almost $4 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that includes a few nuggets for California, but it also cuts money the Golden State had been counting on.
The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.
First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to be at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel Friday morning for a sold-out fundraiser. Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown says her “rare” factor could translate to more money.
This as President Obama has pledged federal aid to the state.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will attend the State of the Union address Tuesday evening as a special guest of President Obama.