President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
With President Obama’s efforts to increase the minimum wage blocked by Republicans in Congress, some companies are acting on their own.
President Obama was in Pittsburgh again today for his third visit to the area just this year.
Two congressmen are criticizing the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a list for medical care, some for more than a year.
Kim Francis, of Squirrel Hill, was surprised when she and her parents, Judy and Mike Sparlin, were invited to hear the president and vice president speak at CCAC on Wednesday. But that was just the start.
Getting every American to sign up for health insurance has put President Obama on web shows like Between Two Ferns with comedian Zach Galifianakis.
The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.
With a stroke of his pen, President Barack Obama has created a new savings plan designed for Americans who don’t have workplace retirement plans.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh next week.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
John Mier of Leetsdale was working when President Barack Obama referenced his letter during a mid-day press event on Monday.
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.
President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bashar Assad “and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.
“Sure, he could turn over every single bit of his chemical weapons to the international community in the next week,” said Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday.