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Police Union Protests Justice Department Nominee, Citing Legal Work On Mumia Abu-Jamal Case

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.

01/09/2014

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Pres. Obama To Announce Investment In 5 ‘Promise Zones,’ Including Philadelphia

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.

01/08/2014

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Federally Funded Program To Help Prepare High Schoolers For Work

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.

12/30/2013

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Pres. Obama Orders All Flags To Half-Staff Following Mandela’s Death

The President issued the proclamation shortly after Mandela passed away on Thursday afternoon.

12/05/2013

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Latest Poll Reveals Pres. Obama’s Approval Rating Still At Record Low

Just 37% of those surveyed approve of the job President Obama is doing, while 57% disapprove.

11/20/2013

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Christie: Pres. Obama’s Health Care Overhaul A ‘Failure’

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.”

11/18/2013

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Philadelphia National Parks Closed As A Result Of Government Shutdown

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.

10/01/2013

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Poll: Most Americans Say Republicans Acted Like ‘Spoiled Children’ In Advance Of Shutdown

Most Americans blame congressional Republicans for the partial government shutdown, likening their behavior to that of “spoiled children,” says a new CNN poll.

10/01/2013

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Poll: NJ Residents Have More Favorable Opinion Of Affordable Care Act But Are Less Informed

While New Jersey residents feel more positive about the Affordable Care Act than residents across the country, they also know less about it.

09/30/2013

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Pres. Obama To Stop In Pa. On Two-Week Bus Tour

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.

08/14/2013

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Christie Has Harsh Words For Pres. Obama At Town Hall Meeting

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.

06/28/2013

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Local Shore Town Continues To Rebuild Post-Sandy As Obama Speaks On Climate Change

Protecting the environment was the focus as President Obama addressed climate change Tuesday.

06/25/2013

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UN Ambassador Bolton Questions Search For Snowden

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.

06/25/2013

Stigall Show Log 6.11.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/11/2013

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President Obama To Join Gov. Christie For Tour Of The Shore

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.

05/27/2013

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