Tag Archive for President Obama

The State of the Union

In case the coverage in Big Bear distracted you from the State of the Union, it was an ambitious speech by President Obama with a call for a national pre-school program to help kids get off to a better start, a new call for manufacturing excellence to help restore the middle class economy, and a…

Obama’s Inaugural Address

President Barack Obama Inauguration

President Obama was officially sworn in yesterday but was publicly sworn in this morning in Washington.  His inaugural address was no less inspiring than his address in 2009. President Obama is the first president to take the Oath of Office four times since Franklin Roosevelt; he took it twice this time around and took it…

Chapman University/George Mason Univ. CMPA Analysis of PolitiFact: Republicans Lie Twice as Much as Democrats for 2012

Got this hot of the press from our friends at Chapman University and the Center for Media & Public Affairs from George Mason University on Politifact.com, a non-partisan website run by the folks at the Tampa Bay Tribune to fact-check both parties.  The categories are true, mostly true, a middle, somewhat false, mostly false and…

Sanchez backs Obama’s Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today released the following statement in response to several initiatives introduced by the Administration to combat human trafficking, announced by President Obama this morning at the Clinton Global Initiative. The President announced an Executive Order that outlines prohibitions on trafficking-related activities that will apply to all federal contractors and subcontractors. The…

Two Barnburners from Tuesday’s DNC

While First Lady Michelle Obama and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro were the highlights of Tuesday’s DNC speeches, there were two barnburners that warrant attention from Democratic governors Deval Patrick, who succeeded Mitt Romeny in Massachusetts and ted Strickland of Ohio. Both speeches resonated with the crowd and fired up Democrats for the fight ahead.…