President Releases Climate Change Report

(CNN) — Flooded rail lines, bigger and more frequent droughts, and a rash of wildfires are some of the alarming predictions released in a White House climate change report Tuesday. The White House is issuing a new report that sounds like the climate change alarm for future generations. It not only fits into the President’s … Continue reading »

Poll Marks a New Low in Obama’s Approval

Washington D.C.  - Weary of waiting for an economic recovery worth its name, a frustrated American public has sent Barack Obama’s job approval rating to a career low – with a majority in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll favoring a Republican Congress to act as a check on his policies. Registered voters by 53-39 … Continue reading »

President Obama Holds Press Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, President Obama held his first formal White House news conference in over three months. Up first, he talked about Edward Snowden’s admitted leaks of classified NSA documents. “Given the history of abuse by governments, it is right to ask questions about surveillance, particularly as technology is reshaping every aspect of … Continue reading »

Obama’s State of the Union Address

President Obama gave his fourth State of the Union Address Tuesday night. The main focus of the speech was how he plans to improve the economy and find work for 12.3 million unemployed Americans. Obama called for a raise to the federal minimum wage to nine dollars an hour. He also outlined a plan to … Continue reading »

LIVE: State of the Union

President Obama is expected to talk about the economy as well as gun violence and restrictions. Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is one of those selected to sit in the First Lady’s box for tonight’s State of the Union Address. A spokesman for the Governor says the White House extended the invitation on Monday, presumably in … Continue reading »

President Obama Awards Medal of Honor

(CNN) — Former Army Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha received the Medal of Honor today for “conspicuous gallantry” beyond the call of duty. The 31-year-old was recognized for his actions during a deadly attack on his unit at a remote Afghanistan outpost in 2009. More than half of their 53-soldier contingent were killed or wounded including … Continue reading »

President Obama Announces Nominee

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Obama nominated a new member of his Cabinet today – the first woman to be nominated for a position in his second term. The President has chosen business executive Sally Jewell to head the Interior Department. Jewell is the president and CEO at Recreational Equipment, REI, which sells clothing and outdoor … Continue reading »

Presidential Inauguration Live Stream

Watch live-streaming coverage of President Obama’s 2013 Presidential Inauguration here.

Campaign Volunteers Make Final Push

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local campaign volunteers continue to work on Sunday in hopes of securing a few more votes. Local organizations for both the Republicans and Democrats still have plans to get out the vote as they sprint to the finish. Organizing for America Oregon, an organization supporting President Obama, held a phone bank on … Continue reading »

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