Articles Tagged ‘President Obama’

Hurricane Sandy

Life Goes on Post-Hurricane Sandy…Slowly

Kevin Collins is enjoying relaxing music and sifting through a…



President Barack Obama hugs a woman as he visits the FEMA recovery center on the grounds of New Dorp High School, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012  on Staten Island, in New York. At left is Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Obama Visits Sandy-Ravaged New York

President Barack Obama vowed Thursday that his visit to New York to survey the damage left by Superstorm Sandy would not be his last, and…



New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Republican Convention is in Full-throated Roar

With the Republican National Convention at last in full-throated roar, nominee Mitt Romney and his team are reaching out in all directions Wednesday to connect…



President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign stop at the historic Fire Station No. 1, in downtown Roanoke, Va., Friday, July 13, 2012. Obama traveled to southwest Virginia to discuss choice in this election between two fundamentally different visions on how to grow the economy, create middle-class jobs and pay down the debt. (AP Photo/Don Petersen)

Obama Renews Call for Aid to Halt Teacher Layoffs

Tight school budgets have meant fewer teachers, larger classes and shorter school years, according to a White House report that President Barack Obama says shows…



Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers the commencement address at the Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va, Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Romney Urges Grads to Honor Family Commitments

Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith has shaped his life, but he barely mentioned it as he spoke to graduates at an evangelical Christian university Saturday. And…



FILE- In this April, 9, 2007, file photo Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, speaks at a ceremony in Iran's nuclear enrichment facility in Natanz, 300 kms 186 (miles) south of capital Tehran, Iran. For the first time in nearly two decades of escalating tensions over the Iranian nuclear program, it appears that world leaders are genuinely concerned that an Israeli military attack on the Islamic Republic could be imminent, an action that many fear might trigger war, terrorism and global economic havoc. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian, File)

Israeli Attack on Iran Might Pull US into New War

An Israeli pre-emptive attack on Iran’s nuclear sites could draw the U.S. into a new Mideast conflict, a prospect dreaded by a war-weary Pentagon wary…