Tag Archive for President Barack Obama

White House releases home brew recipes

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The White House has given in to an online petition requesting for the Presidential Mansion to release its coveted home brew recipes in the name of transparency. President Barack Obama, who introduced a home-brewing kit last year to the White House kitchen, has been talking about the White House brew for weeks but refused to…

Obama and Romney spend a campaign-free Sunday with family

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F2APWWKCBF8F President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican challenger Mitt Romney both spent Sunday by attending church services with their respective families. Yesterday was one of the rare occasions when the two front runners for the upcoming presidential elections have no campaign event to attend to. President Obama, together with first lady Michelle Obama and their…

White House: Budget Review

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The White House will release its delayed midsession budget review Thursday. An administration official said Wednesday that the semi-annual review of President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal 2012 will revise estimates of the budget deficit, growth and unemployment until 2021.

President Barack Obama honored 30 U.S. soldiers

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President Barack Obama honored 30 U.S. soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan as their remains returned home on Tuesday in a private ceremony. Obama and top military officials joined families in witnessing what the Pentagon called the “dignified transfer” of remains at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, home of the largest U.S.…

Deficit-reduction deal

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President Barack Obama and top lawmakers face growing pressure Thursday to speed up efforts to cobble together a deficit-reduction deal. Negotiators have struggled to break their impasse and narrow the options even as an Aug. 2 deadline looms for raising the government’s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling or else rendering the world’s biggest economy unable to…

White House economist Goolsbee steps down

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The top White House economist Austan Goolsbee said last Monday that he was stepping down. Just less than a year after he was named chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Goolsbee plans to return to his teaching job at the University of Chicago.

Obama Signs Bill Funding Government good for three weeks!

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President Barack Obama has signed a second short-term spending bill to keep the government running till April 8. This will give lawmakers more time to agree on a package of spending cuts Republicans are demanding. Obama signed the bill Friday at the White House before he heads out on a five-day tour of Latin America.

Tribal Law and Order Act for American Indians

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The bill giving American Indian tribes more authority to combat crime on their reservations was signed by President Barack Obama. The legislation was passed by Congress last week and signed by Obama on Thursday in a Presidential Mansion ceremony. It was spurred by what supporters have called a crisis on Indian reservations: Violent crime occurs…

Pete Rouse IN White House

President Barack Obama turned to low-key insider Pete Rouse on Friday to replace high-profile chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. “Good morning, everybody, and welcome to the least suspenseful announcement of all time,” Obama quipped, with a smiling, winking Emanuel on one side, and a dour, bespectacled Rouse on the other.