Obama http://wamc.org en Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-38 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the government shutdown in Washington and the latest in the New York City mayoral race.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 11:29:14 +0000 Alan Chartock 74885 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Obama To Be Greeted By Anti-Fracking Protestors http://wamc.org/post/obama-be-greeted-anti-fracking-protestors <p>President Obama is planning on visiting upstate New York next week to promote an education plan. But whenever a major politician visits the region, the issue of fracking is often on the agenda, whether they like it or not. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:09:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 71606 at http://wamc.org Obama To Be Greeted By Anti-Fracking Protestors Regional Reaction to President’s Climate Change Plan http://wamc.org/post/regional-reaction-president-s-climate-change-plan <p></p><p></p><p>President Barack Obama delivered a highly anticipated speech on climate change at Georgetown University today.&nbsp; North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has reaction from across our region. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 67847 at http://wamc.org Regional Reaction to President’s Climate Change Plan WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-66 <p>At least three people are dead and more than 140 injured after two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon. The injuries include broken bones, shrapnel wounds and ruptured eardrums. President Barack Obama vowed that those responsible will "feel the full weight of justice."</p><p>Despite the day’s setbacks, some runners were able to complete the race. Lelisa Desisa was the men’s winner and Rita Jeptoo was the first woman to finish.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:19:00 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62339 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update Obama: 'We will find out who did this' http://wamc.org/post/obama-we-will-find-out-who-did <p><span style="font-size: 11px;">President Barack Obama, responding to the explosions at the <font color="red">Boston</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Marathon</font>, says the United States does not know "who did this or why" but vowed that whoever is responsible "will feel the full weight of justice."</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">He said: "We will find out who did this and we will hold them accountable."</span></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 10:36:54 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62333 at http://wamc.org Obama: 'We will find out who did this' Engel travels with President on visit to Israel http://wamc.org/post/engel-travels-president-visit-israel <p>WASHINGTON – Congressman Eliot Engel (D, Westchester), the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is traveling with President Obama to Israel, representing the Congress during the visit to the Middle East.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:00:03 +0000 Hank Gross 60256 at http://wamc.org Engel travels with President on visit to Israel Judge Dismisses Suit to Keep Obama off Vermont Ballot http://wamc.org/post/judge-dismisses-suit-keep-obama-vermont-ballot <p>A judge has refused a Vermont man's request to strike Barack Obama's name from the state's election ballots, claiming he's not a natural born citizen.<br><br>The lawsuit was filed by H. Brooke Paige, who said Obama is "not a natural born citizen" because both of his parents were not born in the United States.<br><br>Obama was born in Hawaii and is a United States citizen.<br><br>Judge Robert Bent ruled Friday that the court has been presented with an insufficient basis on which to issue a temporary or even a preliminary injunction.<br> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 21:05:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48552 at http://wamc.org Judge Dismisses Suit to Keep Obama off Vermont Ballot Man Sues to Keep President From Vermont November Ballot http://wamc.org/post/man-sues-keep-president-vermont-november-ballot <p>The Vermont man who lost the state's Republican primary to run for the U.S. Senate is asking a court to strike President Barack Obama's name from the state's November election ballot.<br><br>The lawsuit by H. Brooke Paige, of the town of Washington, claims Obama is "not a natural born citizen" because both of his parents were not born in the United States.<br><br>Obama was born in Hawaii and he is a United States citizen.<br> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48156 at http://wamc.org Man Sues to Keep President From Vermont November Ballot