Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”
Illegal immigrants are streaming into our country through the border with Mexico. The Border Patrol Union has a few concerns about these people coming into our home, but mainly they need help to stop it.
With President Obama’s efforts to increase the minimum wage blocked by Republicans in Congress, some companies are acting on their own.
Congressional representatives in our region are asking why some 700 local veterans have waited months, and in some cases, even years to receive care from VA Pittsburgh healthcare system.
Lou Ness is an Episcopal deacon. The 65-year-old grandmother has walked into Pittsburgh for a lofty mission.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Earlier this year a man who was allegedly hallucinating and paranoid killed his 76 year-old grandmother in Gibsonia when he said the “Archangel Michael” made him do it. The family told KDKA’s John Shumway when it happened they wanted to see laws change because families need protection against thoughts who they feel are violent but have yet to act out.
It has been a year since Barack Obama was re-elected as president, and it has been year that has seen the divide between the Democrats and the Republicans deepen.
Healthcare.gov enrollment numbers are lower than expected.
It was the first Congressional hearing on why Healthcare.gov, the government’s website to sign up for affordable health insurance under Obamacare, has been plagued with start-up problems.
While it’s hit or miss whether you can actually sign up for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act website, http://www.healthcare.dot.gov, there is one new feature on the home-page that always opens for you: an option for potential customers to see a plan right now.
The multiple problems associated with the Affordable Care Act’s website have brought elected officials of all parties together, from President Obama to House Speaker Boehner.
Lawmakers ended the government shutdown earlier this week with a last minute deal, but it could all happen again early next year if a long-term deal isn’t reached.
The first day the government reopened, a group of 36 World War II and Korean War veterans from the Pittsburgh area bused to Washington DC to see the World War II Memorial.
In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.
Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.