President Barack Obama

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Mass. Sheriff Skeptical Of Obama’s Prison Reform Plan

If the President wants to reduce the sentences for some non-violent drug offenders, he won’t get much support from Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson.

07/16/2015

From left, Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron and actor Bill Cosby receive their Presidential Medals of Freedom. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Push To Revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri says she supports efforts to have President Barack Obama revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom.

07/09/2015

Police confront demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Obama Bans Some Military-Style Equipment Provided To Police

President Barack Obama is banning the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments.

05/18/2015

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on CBS This Morning, April 9, 2015. (CBS News)

Sens. Warren, Brown Counter Obama On Trade

Two of the Democratic Party’s most vocal opponents of strengthening President Barack Obama’s hand in trade deals are taking issue with his recent criticism and are calling on him to make public the draft text of a still incomplete deal with 11 other Pacific rim nations.

04/25/2015

Scituate in the Blizzard of 2015. (Photo credit: Karen Monaco)

Baker ‘Disappointed’ Mass. Not Getting More Federal Aid For Blizzard

Gov. Charlie Baker is disappointed his broader request wasn’t approved.

04/13/2015

US President Barack Obama signs a Memorandum of Disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, at the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His Presidency

The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.

04/01/2015

A snow pile in Copley Square on February 16, 2015. (Photo credit: Julie Loncich-WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Asks For Snow Disaster Declaration

The governor of Massachusetts has formally asked the federal government to declare a disaster in 10 counties after a record-setting series of winter storms.

03/27/2015

GOP Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

President Barack Obama Clean Energy (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks $2 Billion In Private Dollars For Clean Energy

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.

02/11/2015

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