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Local Portfolios Climb Sharply
This past week, a listener phoned in to say he hated President Trump. I asked him if he had a retirement plan invested in the stock market. I heard him utter a guttural sound and then he hung up. He gave me reason to explain that since the presidential election, the DOW is up 25%...
Obama Pays Tribute to 9/11 Victims
President Obama pays tribute to the victims of the September 11th terror attacks in his weekly address, and vows to continue the fight against terrorism.
Obama says the U.S. has delivered devastating blows to the terror organizations since then, and "delivered justice" to Osama bin …
Obama To Visit Dallas
The White House says President Barack Obama will cut short his European trip and visit Dallas early next week, as the city mourns five police officers killed by a sniper.
Obama had been scheduled to return to Washington on Monday. Instead, he will leave Spain on Sunday night after a meeting with that…
More On Orlando Nightclub Shooting
(Associated Press) - President Barack Obama decried the deadliest mass shooting in American history on Sunday as an "act of terror" and an "act of hate" targeting a place of "solidarity and empowerment" for gays and lesbians. He urged Americans t…
U.S. House Passes Opioid Abuse Legislation
Legislation aimed at encouraging police departments to help heroin addicts seek treatment instead of jail has passed the U.S. House.
The legislation was supported by Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton and inspired by a program pioneered by the Gloucester Police Department...
September 11th Families Upset With White House
Washington (AP) - Families of victims of the September 11th attacks say they're ``greatly distressed'' that the White House is opposing legislation that would let them sue the government of Saudi Arabia.
The administration is trying to derail the measure, which would allow the Saudi go…
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 Says Nuclear Materials More Secure
President Obama is citing significant, meaningful progress in securing nuclear materials around the world.
At the end of a global nuclear security summit, Obama also cited progress in efforts to keep nuclear devices out of the hands of terror groups...

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