The National Fraternal Order of Police expressed “vehement opposition” to the nomination of Debo Adegbile to be assistant attorney general for the department’s civil rights division.
Promise Zones are areas where the federal government provides tax incentives and grants to help communities tackle poverty. Obama first announced the initiative during last year’s State of the Union speech.
YouthCareerConnect is a $100 million initiative, sketched out by President Obama, aimed at helping high schools prepare students better for college and high-tech careers.
The President issued the proclamation shortly after Mandela passed away on Thursday afternoon.
Just 37% of those surveyed approve of the job President Obama is doing, while 57% disapprove.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is a “failure” and predicts it “will not succeed — it just won’t.”
Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.
Most Americans blame congressional Republicans for the partial government shutdown, likening their behavior to that of “spoiled children,” says a new CNN poll.
While New Jersey residents feel more positive about the Affordable Care Act than residents across the country, they also know less about it.
The White House says Obama will embark on a 2-day bus tour next week, stopping in Buffalo, Syracuse and Binghamton in New York. He’ll also visit northeastern Pennsylvania.
During a visit Friday to a Republican stronghold for one of his regular town hall meetings, the governor went out of his way to put some distance between himself and the Democratic president.
Protecting the environment was the focus as President Obama addressed climate change Tuesday.
The UN Ambassador went on, asking if President Obama called the presidents of both China and Russia or if the Secretary of State called his counter-parts.
Seth Williams announced Monday that he will convene an investigating grand jury to look into the center city building collapse. U.S. officials are in the process of filing charges against NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Publisher and editor of the Germantown Chronicle, Jim Foster holds Mayor Nutter accountable for the Center City building collapse in his article “Mayor and Admin at Fault”. New Jersey state senate may allow police officers to confiscate the cell phones of drivers involved in accidents. Tim Butler of the Psychedelic Furs joins Chris and Paige to talk Awesome Fests.
A post-Hurricane Sandy tour of the New Jersey coast line on Tuesday gives the president a chance for a three-point play that can move him ahead of the recent controversies that have dogged the White House.