Barack Obama

6:47 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Dingell to Cap Career with Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday

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The longest-serving member of Congress has about six weeks left in office
Washington - Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, is scheduled to receive the nation's highest civilian honor Monday in what promises to be the capstone of a legendary career filled with awards.
6:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Southwest Michigan Hispanics Welcome President's Action of Immigration

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But Congressman Fred Upton says Obama's "go it alone" approach isn't the solution for immigration reform
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Excitement, relief and hope were just a few of the emotions that more than 75 people from around Southwest Michigan displayed Thursday night after hearing President Barack Obama introduce new executive actions aimed at dealing with immigration.
6:28 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Congressman John Dingell, Michigan natives Stevie Wonder, Marlo Thomas to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Awards to be presented November 24th
President Barack Obama on Monday named U.S. Rep. John Dingell one of 19 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The list of medal recipients also includes Michigan natives Marlo Thomas and Stevie Wonder.
6:01 am
Wed October 29, 2014

President Obama to Campaign With Democrats Saturday in Detroit

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The President's most recent visit to Michigan was in April
LANSING, MI - President Barack Obama is expected to rally Democrats on Saturday evening at Wayne State University in Detroit, where he'll campaign for gubernatorial hopeful Mark Schauer and U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters. Doors to to the Matthaei Center, an athletic center capable of seating more than 1,000 people, are expected to open at 4 p.m.
7:27 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Hillary Clinton in Michigan Thursday, Bill Clinton Coming Next Week

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High profile figures from both parties have been campaigning in Michigan before mid-term elections
President Barack Obama will make a campaign stop in the Detroit area in the final week of the midterm campaign, while former President Bill Clinton will stump in Flint next week. The White House confirmed Wednesday that the president will make the Metro Detroit visit as part of a series of events in at least four states. The former president's visit was confirmed by a high-ranking Democratic source.