Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”
President Obama tells the nation he’s bypassing Congress to fix America’s immigration system. It’s the most sweeping overhaul in decades, shielding 5 million people who are in the U.S. illegally.
Immigration overhaul. The president is set to unveil sweeping new policies. The plan could spare up to five million immigrants from the threat of deportation and make them eligible to work in the U.S.
In less than two hours, President Obama will take to the air to unveil his immigration reform plan. Any decision he makes is sure to come with controversy.
In a second trail-blazing pick for the nation’s top law enforcement officer, President Barack Obama intends to nominate a federal prosecutor in New York to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department.
President Barack Obama expressed confidence about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.
Less than three weeks to go until Marylanders hit the voting booths to cast their ballots. One of the men who wants to be governor is getting a big show of support from the president.
President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis, the White House said Friday.
Under pressure to select an Ebola “czar” to lead the U.S. response against the disease, President Barack Obama conceded Thursday it “may be appropriate for me to appoint an additional person” to head the administration effort.
President Barack Obama is authorizing the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if they are needed to assist in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
President Barack Obama’s best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers.
President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor’s races, where Democrats’ prospects are looking up, while largely avoiding the party’s tougher challenges in the Senate as midterm elections approach.