Tag: President Obama
Job approval rating is down sharply from earlier this year, similar to a decline in his first term.
President Obama’s stop in Oakland Monday was billed in part as a populist gathering to mobilize the base. He was met on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee and Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, among other local officials, before he headed to the Fox Theater to […]
Update 5:15 p.m. Follow live Twitter coverage below… Update 3:16 p.m. Air Force One touched down at Oakland International Airport at 2:34 p.m. The small crowd of dignitaries assembled to greet him on the tarmac included Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, and Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson. Original post: (BCN) President Barack […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate emphatically passed emergency legislation Tuesday to avoid a first-ever government default, rushing the legislation to President Barack Obama for his signature just hours before the deadline. The vote was 74-26. Obama signed the bill little more than an hour later. Tuesday’s vote capped an extraordinarily difficult Washington battle pitting tea […]