Archives for March 2015

First lady won’t avoid Cambodia human rights concerns

By: Darlene Superville, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama won't avoid Cambodia's human rights record when she visits the southeast Asian nation this week, her final stop on a two-country trip to promote a new U.S. initiative to help millions of girls worldwide attend and complete school, the … [Read more...]

Another Delay for Lynch Confirmation

(AURN) -- President Obama's nominee for U.S. Attorney General does not have a date set for her Senate confirmation hearings.  White House Correspondent April Ryan files this report:  More news and information at … [Read more...]

White House: Millions Now Have Coverage

WASHINGTON (AP/AURN) - The Obama administration says more than 16 million Americans have gained coverage since the president's health care law took effect five years ago. But an independent expert who is using some of the same underlying numbers is offering a much lower estimate of 9.7 … [Read more...]

Holder on Arrest in Ferguson Officer Shootings

Source: DOJ WASHINGTON—U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Sunday regarding the arrest of Jeffrey Williams in the shooting of two law enforcement officers outside the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department on Thursday: “This arrest sends a clear message that acts of … [Read more...]

Holder Statement on Ferguson Police Shooting

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Thursday on the overnight shooting of two officers in Ferguson, Missouri: “This heinous assault on two brave law enforcement officers was inexcusable and repugnant.  I condemn violence against any public safety officials … [Read more...]

April Ryan on Race and the White House

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White House Clarifies Clinton Email

WASHINGTON (AP)/AURN - The White House is clarifying what President Barack Obama knew about the e-mail habits of his former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. A spokesman says Obama knew that Clinton conducted business on a non-government email account at State. But he says Obama just … [Read more...]

Grading Obama On Race, After Ferguson And Selma Anniversary

Source: Here & Now Grading Obama On Race, After Ferguson And Selma Anniversary     … [Read more...]

Senator Vincent Hughes on Selma 50

Pennsylvania Senator Vincent Hughes offers remarks from Selma, AL on the 5oth Anniversary  of the Selma marches. Listen:  … [Read more...]

Alexis Herman on April Ryan

Alexis Herman, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor LISTEN:    … [Read more...]