WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will be announcing the resignati
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WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama on Monday meets with Nobel prize winners, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Chicago's political and civic legend, Abner Mikva - five-term Congressman; Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit; White House Counsel for former President Bill Clinton; law professor at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois.
President Barack Obama honored a request from House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to hold off making a “very public push” on immigration during the primary season, White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett told Lynn Sweet.
WASHINGTON-- President Barack Obama remains in Las Vegas for the weekend.
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama comes home to Chicago on Tuesday as part of what will be aggresive sales job to win public support for bypassing Congress and issuing immigration executive orders to save millions from deportation.
Serafin Bahena (left) celebrates with others at Centro Civico Mexicano in Salt Lake City after President Barack Obama's nationally televised address Thursday night. | Rick Bowmer/AP
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, in announcing Thursday his unilateral actions to save up to 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation, made humanitarian, economic and national security appeals as a certain slice of Republicans could not contain their outrage. Obama delivered a prime-time speech from the White House, where he outlined his plans to make a priority of deporting criminals — and not illegal immigrants who live here and have not gotten into trouble.
The transcript of President Barack Obama's immigration executive order speech.
Excerpts from President Barack Obama's speech on immigration executive action.
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