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  • Islamic State brings shift in America: People want to see action

    Islamic State brings shift in America: People want to see action
    Six years ago, when Barack Obama won the presidency, Americans were weary of overseas problems; today, they're scared. An unusually large and sudden shift in public attitudes about the threat the nation faces from extremist Islamic militants in the...
  • Obama won't act on immigration reform until after November elections

    Obama won't act on immigration reform until after November elections
    President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U.S. Senate. Obama had...
  • Obama to press Congress for action on Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, senior cabinet officials and his defense and intelligence chiefs will meet with U.S. lawmakers this week and next as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants. Obama...
  • Obama draws flak over immigration reform delay

    Insisting that factors beyond his control had created an untenable political situation, President Obama said Saturday that he would postpone his promised executive action to make drastic changes to the immigration system — a delay that leaves tens...
  • Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

    Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U....
  • Obama meets with congressional leaders on Islamic State strategy

    Obama meets with congressional leaders on Islamic State strategy
    President Obama huddled with congressional leaders for more than an hour Tuesday to discuss his administration’s plan to tackle the rising threat of Islamic State, a day before he lays out the case publicly in a prime-time national address....
  • Senate plans to debate campaign finance amendment

    WASHINGTON Senators return Monday from their summer recess and plan to take up a constitutional amendment to limit big money in campaigns. It's expected to ultimately fail, and a big reason is Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and other...
  • Airstrikes in Syria possible as Obama readies speech to nation

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is considering authorizing U.S. military airstrikes in Syria as part of a broader campaign that will include additional resources in the form of money, training and diplomatic support for those fighting the terrorist...
  • Obama will announce stepped-up attacks on Islamic State

    WASHINGTON With bipartisan pressure building in Congress and support growing in the country for action, President Barack Obama is expected to announce Wednesday night that he will authorize U.S. military airstrikes in Syria as part of a broader plan to...
  • Obama's political move on immigration

    To the editor: President Obama says factors "beyond his control" are preventing him from implementing immigration changes. Once again something or someone else is to blame. ("Obama draws flak over immigration reform delay," Sept. 6) The real factors are...
  • More strikes hit Iraq as Obama plans speech on battling Islamic State

    President Obama plans to address the nation Wednesday to outline a broader offensive against Sunni Muslim militants in the Middle East, a move welcomed by a number of key congressional leaders who have come to view the extremist group Islamic State as...