On a short hiatus!


We are taking a little hiatus to do some site maintenance and prepare for our re-launch . We'll be back shortly with new stories about the Fabric of America! … [Read more...]

Statement by The President on Trade Bill

Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2015 Statement by the President Today, Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to help the United States negotiate and enforce strong, high-standard trade deals that are good for American … [Read more...]

O’Malley Announces for President

Photo: Reuters

Baltimore, MD —This morning, Governor Martin O’Malley is announcing his intentions to seek the Democratic Nomination for the President of the United States. His remarks—as prepared for delivery—are below: 1. Introduction My fellow Americans. I want to talk with you today about The … [Read more...]

Hillary Names African American Outreach Director

LaDavia Drane

Source: hillaryclinton.com Hillary Clinton has tapped a former Congressional Black Caucus Executive Director to serve as the African American outreach director on her campaign – LaDavia Drane. ·         Throughout her career, Hillary Clinton has fought to strengthen African American families and … [Read more...]

Obama to Kenya Amid Terror Concerns


(AURN) -- President Obama is traveling to Kenya this summer, the birthplace of his father. But Kenya, has been dealing with issues of terror.  White House Correspondent April Ryan reports, no matter the recent terror attacks in Kenya, the President's trip is a go. LISTEN:  … [Read more...]

Former Baltimore Mayor Chimes in on Unrest

Kurt Schmoke, President University of Baltimore, and former mayor of Baltimore. (uofbalt.edu)

(AURN) -- More federal visits are on tap for Baltimore after the riots which followed the funeral of 25 year-old Freddie Gray. Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan talked with former Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke, who said he would focus on summer jobs and other opportunities for youth in reaction … [Read more...]

President Obama Grants Commutations


THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2015   President Obama Grants Commutations   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Barack Obama granted commutations of sentence to the following 22 individuals:   Terry Andre Barnes – … [Read more...]

Statement by the President on the Retirement of Senator Harry Reid


THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2015   Statement by the President on the Retirement of Senator Harry Reid   Harry Reid is a fighter. In his five terms as a U.S. Senator, Harry has fought for good jobs, a safer environment for our kids, and … [Read more...]

Nigerian Elections and Missing Girls

Civil-rights groups staging a protest against any proposed postponement of the Nigerian elections. (AP Photo / Olamikan Gbemiga)

(AURN) -- Nigerian elections are later this month and White House Correspondent April Ryan tells us Vice President Joe Biden placed phone calls to the candidates. LISTEN:  More news and information at aurn.com … [Read more...]

White House Clarifies Clinton Email

Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo/Kevin Lamarque, Pool, File)

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...]