Barack Obama

6:37 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Kalamazoo Mayor Among Those Attending White House Event on Innovation

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Bobby Hopewell along with mayors of Flint and Lansing will be at White House on Wednesday
Washington Three Michigan mayors will be at the White House today for an event with President Barack Obama that highlights American ingenuity and innovation.
12:44 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

President Obama to Visit Ann Arbor Wednesday to Push Minimum Wage Increase

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President wants Congress to boost minimum wage that was last raised in 2009
WASHINGTON - The White House this morning announced that President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on his proposal to raise the national minimum wage at the University of Michigan on Wednesday.
4:56 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Kalamazoo Central Grad Helps Dayton Advance in NCAA Tournament, Mentioned in Presidential Tweet

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Devin Oliver says challenged President Obama to game of one on one when they met at graduation in 2010
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Dayton senior basketball player Devin Oliver, a Kalamazoo native, helped lead the Flyers to a 55-53 upset win over Syracuse on Saturday in Buffalo and it caught the attention of President Barack Obama. The president tweeted from the White House account, "Congrats to the Dayton Flyers on a huge upset win!
3:43 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Obama Signs Farm Bill at MSU

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Before the signing, President Obama had lunch with Detroit mayor Mike Duggan to discuss the city's bankruptcy.
EAST LANSING - President Barack Obama is headed to Michigan State University today, where he'll sign the farm bill and talk about its importance to the nation's economy. Obama likely picked MSU as the location for his bill signing because of Michigan Democratic Sen.
3:15 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

President Obama to sign farm bill in East Lansing Friday

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Governor Snyder won't be able to attend, but his likely Democratic opponent Mark Schauer plans to be there
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was in fact invited to join President Barack Obama's on Friday at Michigan State University, but the first-term Republican will not be able to attend.