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US President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, DC, August 7, 2014. Obama said he authorized air strikes and relief supply drops in Iraq to prevent "genocide" by Islamist extremists against minorities. "We can act, carefully and responsibly, to prevent a potential act of genocide," Obama said, in an address as he announced military action.  (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Authorizes Targeted Airstrikes In Iraq

President Obama authorized airstrikes “if necessary” against Islamic militants if they move toward Erbil in northern Iraq where American military, diplomats and civilians are stationed.

08/07/2014

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Giordano: Harry Reid Is Coming To Town And Hypocrisy Reigns Supreme

This involves the spectacle of Reid and other fat cats dining just miles from Camden, arguably the poorest and most violent city in America, a city in the heart of Andrews’ district, and a city run by Democrats for the last 50 years.

08/04/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, accompanied by Pennsylvania budget secretary Charles Zogby, speaks with reporters after signing but vetoing portions of the new state budget.   Photo by Tony Romeo)

PA Senate Mulls Lawsuit Over Corbett Vetoes

While the US House has voted to sue President Obama for allegedly overstepping is authority, Governor Corbett could find himself in the same situation – as the target of a lawsuit brought by a state Senate controlled by his own Republican party.

08/04/2014

President Barack Obama speaks before signing an executive order on workplace discrimination at the White House. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Equality PA Launches 6-Week Tour In Support Of Anti-Discrimination Bill

Equality Pennsylvania has launched a six-week tour across the state to drum up support for House and Senate Bill 300, which would provide statewide discrimination protection for gays, lesbians and trangendered people in Pennsylvania.

07/23/2014

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President Obama To Visit Damaged 495 Bridge Site In Wilmington

As Congress decides whether to add money to the nation’s highway trust fund, President Obama will visit Delaware later today to see a damaged bridge.

07/17/2014

(Gov. Chris Christie, in file photo.  Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Christie Blames Obama In Part For Mideast Unrest

Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel’s behalf.

07/12/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Immigration Reform Advocates Fed Up, Want President Obama To Take Action

Some groups from our area are rallying in PA as part of a National Day of Action.

06/28/2014

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Obama Intervenes As SEPTA Regional Rail Strike Ends, Service Resumes Sunday

An executive order signed by President Obama Saturday forces train engineers back to work.

06/14/2014

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President To Nominate 4 Judges To Federal Bench In Pennsylvania

President Obama today nominated five judges to serve on the bench in US District Courts. Four of them will work in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

06/13/2014

(File photo: Mayor Nutter speaks with reporters outside his office at Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Watching Septa Rail Strike Situation Hopefully

The mayor has no direct role in the labor dispute, but he says his people are monitoring developments.

06/13/2014

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Social Media Today: President Obama Tumblr Chat, CIA Gets Social, Flickr Drops Facebook Login

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

06/09/2014

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Visit To The Vatican: President Obama Visits With Pope Francis One Day After Pa. Delegation

The private discussion, over a wooden desk in the papal library, scheduled for a half hour stretched to 52 minutes.

03/27/2014

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Can Zach Galifianakis Save Obamacare?

In marketing, your brand is everything. And when your brand’s in trouble, you’ll resort to nearly anything to save it.

03/11/2014

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President Obama Sits Down With Comedian Zach Galifianakis For ‘Between Two Ferns’ Appearance

For more on this story, visit CBS NewYork: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/03/11/president-obama-sits-down-with-comedian-zach-galifianakis-for-between-two-ferns-appearance/

03/11/2014

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