President Obama’s anti-gun violence plan involves a combination of approaches, some of them controversial, involving guns, mental health and more police.
Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
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Washington, D.C. may be hours away from Pittsburgh but this city offers plenty of ways to celebrate the second Presidential Inauguration of President Barack Obama this Jan. 21. The inauguration coincides with Martin Luther King, Jr. day, so take advantage of the myriad dual events Pittsburgh has to offer this year.
For all the commotion — some would say insanity — that Washington created over the fiscal cliff these last few weeks, you’d think final approval of a bill late Tuesday night to avoid the cliff would mark lots of changes in tax rates for average Americans. Not so.
All it needs now is the President’s signature. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert the Fiscal Cliff.
The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are working on a plan to avoid the Fiscal Cliff.
President Barack Obama on Friday will nominate Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, a senior administration official said, making the first move in a sweeping overhaul of his national security team heading into a second term.
President Obama on Wednesday challenged Americans to rethink how we can reduce gun violence.
Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce the gun violence that has plagued the country.
Sen. Joe Manchin, an avid hunter and lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it’s time for all sides in the gun policy debate to move beyond the political rhetoric and begin an honest discussion about reasonable restrictions on guns.
Dan Rooney will reportedly resign as U.S. ambassador to Ireland tomorrow.
At Primanti’s in Market Square, the chef was cooking up sandwiches when President Obama came on the television screen. No surprise, only a few people paid attention as the President repeated his campaign pledge to extend tax cuts for Americans who earn under a quarter million dollars while asking the wealthy to do a little bit more.