Archives for November 5, 2009

Fla. gov changes tune on supporting Obama stimulus (AP via Yahoo! News)

In a heated race for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination, Gov.

Obama to sign bill extending homebuyers credit (AP via Yahoo! News)

The White House says President Barack Obama on Friday morning will sign a bill that expands a popular homebuyers tax credit and extends unemployment benefits.

Obama welcomes AARP backing of health care bill (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama trumpeted two major endorsements for his health overhaul push Thursday as House Democratic leaders pushed toward a vote Saturday on the far-reaching legislation remaking the U.S. health care system.

Obama to Native Americans: ‘No Lip Service….I’m on Your Side’ (ABC News)

President Obama today assured the Native American community that “you will not be forgotten as long as I’m in this White House.”

Obama promises to include US Indians in ‘American dream’ (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama on Thursday told a gathering of US tribal leaders in Washington that he was committed to giving Native Americans an equal chance at the “American dream.”

Michelle Obama Shows How Health-Care Changes Make People Resist (Bloomberg)

Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) — From the red-brick mansion Barack and Michelle Obama own on Chicago’s South Side, it’s a three-block walk to Washington Park, a neighborhood that’s home to some of the sickest people in the developed world, according to a 2008 press release from the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Obama pledge to Native Americans (BBC News)

US President Barack Obama vows not to forget American Indian tribes, as representatives gather for a White House conference.

Obama: U.S. Must Reverse Course With American Indians (Fox News)

President Obama signed a presidential memorandum calling on every cabinet agency to give him a detailed plan to improve the relationship between the government and tribal communities. 

Obama: US must reverse course with Indians (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is telling Native American tribal leaders he is determined to reverse the federal government’s history of marginalizing and ignoring the plight of Indian nations.

Obama hosts US native conference (BBC News)

President Barack Obama is to receive hundreds of representatives from American Indian tribes at a White House conference on native issues.