President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama

Obama Challenges Congress To Act To Reduce Gun Violence

President Obama’s anti-gun violence plan involves a combination of approaches, some of them controversial, involving guns, mental health and more police.

01/16/2013

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Shyne Threatens Obama With “Kanye West Meltdown” Over Chicago Murders

Former Diddy protégé Shyne has gone on a Twitter tear against the president. The Belize-born rapper has been calling out President Barack Obama for not doing more to curb the murder rate in the president’s hometown of […]

01/14/2013

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What Will It Mean To Go Over The Fiscal Cliff?

A serious split Thursday night among House Republicans in Congress meant no deal yet to avoid the fiscal cliff. Members of Congress returned home for Christmas, raising the chances of going over that cliff. But what exactly does that mean?

12/21/2012

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Pittsburghers React To Obama’s Call For Action On Gun Violence

President Obama on Wednesday challenged Americans to rethink how we can reduce gun violence.

12/19/2012

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Upside Down Flag Protests Over Election Sparking Controversy

It is becoming a growing form of protest over the outcome of the Presidential Election; people flying the American Flag upside down. But now those protests are sparking a protest of their own.

11/08/2012

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Local Voters Hoping For Cooperation In Washington D.C.

After Tuesday’s election, America is essentially right where it was before voters went to the polls.

11/07/2012

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Local Democrats Celebrate Victory On South Side

Police estimated the crowd at the IBEW Union Hall on Pittsburgh’s South Side at 500 Tuesday night as Democrats gathered to celebrate what they hoped were victories in the election.

11/07/2012

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Candidates, Supporters Make Final Campaign Push

History would suggest that winning Pennsylvania in Tuesday’s Presidential Election is an uphill climb for Republican nominee Mitt Romney. However, his campaign suggests there’s a growing GOP momentum in the Keystone State.

11/06/2012

Bruce Springsteen Campaign Appearance At Soldiers & Sailors

Didn’t get tickets to the Bruce Springsteen concert? You can see him for free at a campaign event for President Barack Obama.

10/25/2012

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Local Reaction Varies To Second Presidential Debate

Responding to questions posed by uncommitted voters, both President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney came out charging.

10/17/2012

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Quinnipiac Poll Suggests Pennsylvania Up For Grabs In Presidential, Senate Races

Pennsylvania could be back in play as a toss-up state in this year’s presidential election. That’s the opinion of 1,500 voters polled in the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

10/16/2012

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Statements On Death Of Former Sen. Specter

Statements on the passing of former Sen. Arlen Specter.

10/14/2012

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Dr. Jill Biden Makes Campaign Stop In Strip District

With shouts of “Four more years, four more years,” about 300 local women turned out to hear America’s Second Lady – Dr. Jill Biden – encourage Pennsylvania women to back the Obama-Biden ticket as the best bet for women in 2012.

09/16/2012

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National Democratic Party Chair In Pittsburgh To Push Obama

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Party, says her visit to Pittsburgh this weekend is designed to shore up Pennsylvania as an Obama state.

09/15/2012

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Countdown To The Presidential Election With KDKA’s Jon Delano

DKA Radio’s Rob Pratte talks with political analyst Jon Delano, KDKA-TV Political Editor and host of the Sunday Business Page.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/08/2012

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