Members of the Congressional Black Caucus - Chair Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13), Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) and Rep. Janice Hahn (CA-44) - met with Nigerian officials at the Nigerian Embassy to discuss how the international community can work together to rescue nearly 300 girls and young women abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria.
Obama Says Affordable Care Act Isn't Going Anywhere
President Barack Obama said his signature health care reform law is going nowhere as long as he's in office, and he'll spend the remainder of his presidency fighting to make it work if he has to. "We're not repealing it as long as I'm president," Obama said on Tuesday at a White House event intended to promote the Affordable Care Act. Obama challenged Republican opponents of the law to outline their alternative proposals.
President Obama announced Tuesday at a distribution center in Maryland for the grocery chain Safeway that he is ordering a new round of fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by March of 2016.
President Obama is mixing up a Thanksgiving tradition this year, asking Americans to vote on which turkey he should pardon Nov. 27 in the Rose Garden. To help you decide if you're on #TeamPopcorn or #TeamCaramel, handy facts about the birds have been provided, as well as Soundcloud uploads of their gobbles. While only one victor will take home the title of National Thanksgiving Turkey, the fine print states that both turkeys will be spared slaughter.
With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics only weeks away and violence currently plaguing the Russian population, the planned response to and protest of the country's anti-gay laws are gaining more traction than ever.