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.
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."
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.
President Barack Obama, responding to the explosions at the Boston Marathon, 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."
He said: "We will find out who did this and we will hold them accountable."
Obama made his remarks Monday evening from the White House about three hours after two explosions detonated near the marathon's finish line. At least three people were killed and more than 100 injured in the blasts.
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.