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


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


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 health bill for September 11


President Barack Obama signed into law a bill that funds medical care for firefighters and other responders to the September 11 attacks in 2001. The five-year, $4.3 billion measure will provide medical treatment for emergency responders sickened by toxic dust inhaled at the World Trade Center site in New York in the days following the…

Britain’s prime minister visits Presidential Mansion

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has welcomed Britain’s prime minister David Cameron on his visit to the Presidential Mansion. Whether the beers from their Cameron’s hometowns are best served warm or cold is being discussed by the U.S. president on their meeting in the East room with the reporters. Obama and Cameron exchanged the beers…

Obama compels to build mosque near ground zero

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZOIBEEvbO0 President Barack Obama compels to build a mosque near ground zero, saying the country’s founding principles demanded no less. “As a citizen, and as president, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country,” Obama said, weighing in for the first time on a controversy…