Tag Archives: Progressivism in the United States

08May/17

Obama voices hope for healthcare as he accepts JFK ‘courage’ award

Former U.S. President Barack Obama expresses hope that members of Congress will look beyond party lines when considering the future of the country’s healthcare system, as he accepts the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation’s “Profile in Courage” Award. Continue reading

12Jan/17

U.S. senate votes to launch repeal of Obamacare

The U.S. Senate takes a first concrete step toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

10Jan/17

Race relations, economic recovery dominate Obama’s domestic policy legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
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06Jan/17

Trump: Obama’s envoys out by inauguration day

The president-elect is ordering all Obama politically appointed ambassadors to leave their post by inauguration day. Tara Joseph reports Continue reading

12Feb/16

Clinton, Sanders tackle race relations at debate

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton square off on issues ranging from incarceration rate in the U.S. to policing tactics on the streets. Continue reading