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President Obama Marks Equal Pay Day
President Obama says equal pay for equal work should be a fundamental principle of the American economy.
Marking Equal Pay Day, Obama said an ongoing wage gap in the U.S. must be closed. He noted that the gap is even wider for women of color...
Obama Pushes More Aggressive Response To Gun Violence
President Obama is pushing his case for a more aggressive response to gun violence.
In a CNN town hall meeting at George Mason University, Obama insisted that he fully supports constitutional rights on gun ownership. He noted that gun sales have gone way up since he took office...
Obama To Impose New Gun Rules
President Obama is going to tighten the nation's gun rules within the next few weeks.
 
Several reports say the President will meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to finalize new executive actions that will be announced the following week.
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More Support For Wind Power In Mass.
A group called Environment Massachusetts is beating the drum for the development of offshore wind power.
The group held a news conference in Fall River on Thursday, saying wind power is a healthy alternative to coal fired power plants, and has widespread public support...
Gallup Poll: Congress Out Of Touch With Average Americans
Most Americans feel Congress is out of touch with average Americans.
A new Gallup poll shows nearly 80-percent of Americans feel that way. Nearly 70-percent believe lawmakers in Congress are more focused on the needs of special interests rather than serving the people they represent...

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