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Hagel Out As Defense Secretary
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is headed out the door. President Obama announced Hagel's resignation in a statement at the White House. Obama praised Hagel's tenure as defense chief and called him a great friend. He said Hagel has been instrumental in putting together the U...
Obama: Keep Protests Peaceful In Ferguson
President Barack Obama says his message to Ferguson, Missouri, as it awaits a grand jury's decision in this summer's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man is to keep protests peaceful.
Obama says everyone has the right to express their views and to peacefully assemble to protest act…
Obama Outlines Immigration Plan
President Obama is poised to issue a sweeping executive order on immigration. Addressing the nation from the White House, the President said the U.S. immigration system is broken and must be repaired.
The executive order marks the most dramatic shift in U...
Obama To Announce New Attorney General
President Barack Obama has chosen a federal prosecutor in New York to become the next attorney general.
The White House says in a statement that Obama intends to nominate U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as the head of the Justice Department...
Obama Okays More Troops To Iraq
President Obama is authorizing deployment of up to 15-hundred additional U.S. troops to Iraq.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby called it an ongoing, non-combat role. The move effectively doubles the U.S. advisory mission to help combat ISIS...
Boehner Warns The President On Immigration
GOP House Speaker John Boehner is warning President Obama to think twice before trying to reform the nation's immigration system through executive actions. He said it would "poison the well."
The President has vowed to do what he can to reform immigration because of congression…
UMass Dartmouth Professor Weighs In On Elections
Tuesday's elections are expected to restore power in the senate to Republicans.
UMass Dartmouth Political Science professor Kenneth Manning says President Obama's low approval rating is spurning the change of heart in Americans. Manning says, however, don't expect much out of Washingto…

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