President Obama is speaking about the budget sequester at 12:55 p.m. Eastern today in Newport News, Va. Watch it live here:
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on the sequester, the pope, guns, gas prices and immigration. More opinion from LoHud.com.
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President Obama takes your questions on his State of the Union address in the administration’s latest “Fireside Hangout” on Google+ today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern. Watch it live on the White House Google Plus page, YouTube.com/whitehouse or WhiteHouse.gov. The event gets its name from the forum — Google’s live video… Read More →
President Obama speaks at 1:20 p.m. Eastern in Decatur, Ga., on strengthening the economy for the middle class and those striving to get there — themes mentioned in his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
The State of the Union on Tuesday night came two months after the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and since then gun violence has been the national debate. President Obama said gun violence must be reduced and each of the proposals in Congress deserves a vote.
Newtown’s influence on the president’s State of the Union address tonight is expected to be clear in both word and deed. By all accounts, President Obama will use part of the address to push his gun-control message, borne from the December shooting of 26 people, 20 of them first-graders, at… Read More →
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on the Northeast snowstorm, mail on Saturdays, drones, guns, the NRA, immigration and Sarah (who?) Palin. More opinion from LoHud.com.
When President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday, we’ll carry it live on lohud.com using our new social video player. The player, which we debuted during the Presidential Inauguration, features live video of the president’s address alongside streams from Twitter — tweets from Gannett journalists and members… Read More →
President Obama spoke today on a comprehensive set of ideas to reduce gun violence at a Minneapolis Police special operations center, the first time he’s done so outside of Washington.