All Posts Tagged With: "president"

Hints Being Dropped About Jeb Bush Running For President

While he drops hints about his intentions for 2016, Jeb Bush the former Governor of Florida is in South Carolina only weeks away from a deadline that was self imposed about whether he would be running for president. Bush will give the commencement address Monday at the University of South Carolina. This is the second […]

President Likely to Grant Protection to Undocumented Immigrants

As the U.S. President, Barack Obama has the authority to grant protection from any deportation to undocumented immigrants. The big question following the midterm election is whether Obama will grant that protection for the immigrants and if so at what time. There is also speculation as to who will be the beneficiaries of the plan […]

Sanders Uses Television to Test Presidential Waters

Senator Bernard Sanders from Vermont made his biggest push yet toward a presidential bid in 2016 on Sunday while appearing on Meet the Press for the first time, between a series of political speeches over the weekend in Iowa, the earliest caucus state. The independent Senator said during a television interview in Washington, D.C. that […]

Security Threat to President Obama Investigated

On Friday, police officials in Connecticut found a vehicle, which they said was linked to a possible threat aimed at President Barack Obama. A local newspaper said the vehicle had been found in Hamden by the United States Secret Service. A police official in Connecticut said law enforcement was working together with the Secret Service […]

Rail Service in Philly Resumes After Intervention by Obama

Philadelphia’s commuter rail service was restored on Sunday only hours after its workers were back on the job following a strike that was ended after President Obama had intervened, said officials from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. A spokesperson from SEPTA said all of the morning shift workers for Sunday had showed up for work […]

Rand Paul Wins Republican Poll in New Hampshire

Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky was the top pick by Republican activists for 2016 that gathered this weekend in New Hampshire, said a new survey on Saturday. Paul took over 15% of the vote from attendees at the Nashua Republican Leadership Conference. The survey group was a GOP company named WPA Opinion Research. Governor […]

Obama Pushing for Extension of Unemployment Benefits

On Saturday, the long term unemployed in the country will have their federal unemployment benefits cut off. That is in despite of President Obama offering support to the two senators that have proposed the extension of the federal jobless benefits. Senator Jack Reed a Democrat from Rhode Island and Senator Dean Heller a Republican from […]