Barack Obama

"President Barack Obama has declared that an emergency exists in Michigan, the White House said Saturday, but he denied Gov. Rick Snyder’s request to also declare a major disaster in Flint." (Detroit News)

"Invoking America’s race to the moon in the 1960s, President Barack Obama called Tuesday for making America “the country that cures cancer once and for all” in his last State of the Union address." (Detroit News)

"The Syrian civil engineer whose story of escaping his war-torn homeland to resettle in Michigan caught the attention of President Barack Obama will be a special guest of the president during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, the White House announced Sunday." (Detroit News)


(MPRN-Warren) President Obama was in Michigan on Wednesday to roll out new initiatives meant to boost job training and community college enrollment. 

"President Barack Obama will visit Macomb Community College in Warren Wednesday to speak about the importance of skills in getting jobs. Obama has made community college a major part of his education agenda. And Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has made the promotion of a skilled workforce a major part of his second-term policy priorities. (Detroit News)