Former Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection commissioner Gina McCarthy has been chosen by President Obama to become the next administrator for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, replacing Lisa Jackson.
Family members of the six adults killed in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting gathered at the White House Friday as President Barack Obama bestowed the nation’s second-highest civilian honor on their fallen relatives.
President Barack Obama says the nation must make the “hard choices” to reduce the cost of health care and the size of the deficit.
President Barack Obama has 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.
President Obama invited families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and survivors of the Newtown shootings to the White House as he announces his efforts to reduce gun violence. He will be joined children from across the country who wrote letters to him about gun violence and school safety.
Pledging swift action to curb gun violence, Vice President Joe Biden says he will deliver new proposals to President Barack Obama by next Tuesday.
Spurred by the Newtown school shooting, President Barack Obama vowed to end Congress new policy proposals for reducing gun violence by January.
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release December 16, 2012 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT SANDY HOOK INTERFAITH PRAYER VIGIL Newtown High School Newtown, Connecticut 8:37 P.M. EST LISTEN NOW: Hear […]
President Barack Obama told mourners at a vigil in Newtowen Sunday that the nation is failing to keep its children safe. He pledged to seek change in memory of the 26 teachers and schoolchildren who were killed in the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
President Barack Obama is appearing in a new TV ad, urging Connecticut voters to support Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy for the U.S. Senate.