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President Obama Schedule week of June 30, 2014

On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled. Schedule for the Week of June 30, 2014 On Monday, the President will welcome back to the White House Chilean President Michelle Bachelet. The visit will highlight our close relationship with Chile and our strong partnership with the Bachelet Administration on advancing peace and global security, social inclusion, and free trade. The President looks forward to consulting with President […]

Obama’s Economy? Golden Gate gets Suicide Barrier after Record 46 die in 2013

There is a dark duality about the Golden Gate Bridge. Majestic and macabre, the bridge is an architectural wonder that also happens to be a magnet for suicides. It is the most-used suicide spot in the United States, second in the world. “People come from all over the world to go onto this bridge,” said Sergeant Kevin Briggs, a retired police officer who used to patrol the Golden Gate. “Not […]

Boehner v. Obama Pen

Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, told Republicans Tuesday he could have an announcement within days on whether the House will file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, challenging the executive actions that have become the keystone of the administration. The lawsuit could set up a significant test of constitutional checks and balances, with the legislative branch suing the executive branch for ignoring its mandates, and the judiciary branch deciding the […]

VA Scandal: A Physician’s Prescription for Veteran’s Medical Care

What can be done now to help veterans? Based on my experience working in VA hospitals early in my career, here are my top 10 prescriptions to fix egregious failures. These common-sense ideas are already working in the private sector. Op-ed By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. – http://HerPlace.com President Obama promised to fix the Veterans Administration (VA) problems. “We need to make sure folks get the care they need without […]

Obama: Benghazi Terrorist Ahmed Abu Khatallah Captured

Statement by the President on the Apprehension of Ahmed Abu Khatallah The United States has an unwavering commitment to bring to justice those responsible for harming Americans. Since the deadly attacks on our facilities in Benghazi, I have made it a priority to find and bring to justice those responsible for the deaths of four brave Americans. I recently authorized an operation in Libya to detain an individual charged for […]