President Barack Obama’s top accomplishment of every month of 2010.
President Barack Obama, eager to sign a health care overhaul bill into law, on Saturday highlighted some of the changes that would come in the first year and permanently ban “the worst practices of the insurance industry.”
At the White House Civil Rights Concert, Obama joined Smokey Robinson in singing the Negro National Anthem, “Lift Every Voice And Sing”written by James Weldon Johnson. In this clip you can also see Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Hudson and Bob Dylan. Obama Sings “Lift Every Voice” at the 1:31 moment.
President Obama on Friday signed a renewal of the executive order on federal efforts to assist historically black colleges. While the executive order itself follows the form of orders in previous administrations, the head of the Obama administration’s effort for the colleges said that the executive order would set off a change in philosophy on how the government could work with the institutions.
Seeking to end years of rancor, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday signed the biggest nuclear arms pact in a generation and envisioned a day when they can compromise on the divisive issue of missile defense.
With the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico fouling waterways, wildlife and beaches, President Barack Obama is expressing deepening concern about the failure to plug the five-week old leak.
President Barack Obama said Monday he’s been talking closely to Gulf Coast fishermen and various experts on BP’s catastrophic oil spill not for lofty academic reasons but “so I know whose ass to kick.”
Student Ziainey Stokes from West Philadelphia wrote a letter to President Obama about bullying in January. The 11-year-old was fed up with being a victim after several years of abuse at two schools.
Summoned back from summer break, the House on Tuesday pushed through an emergency $26 billion jobs bill that Democrats said would save 300,000 teachers, police and others from election-year layoffs. President Barack Obama immediately signed it into law.
President Barack Obama celebrated the accomplishments of America’s historically black colleges and universities on Monday, telling a group of leading African-American educators that while major progress has been made in expanding access to higher education, it’s time to “take stock of the work we have left to do.”
President Obama signed a major NASA act today (Oct. 11) that turns his vision for U.S. space exploration of asteroids and Mars into law.
President Barack Obama announced a host of new trade deals with India supporting tens of thousands of U.S. jobs Saturday as he began a 10-day trip through Asia on a determinedly domestic note.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed legislation that allocates $4.6 billion to settle discrimination claims made by black farmers and allegations that the government cheated American Indians out of land-use royalties.