WHCA to Honor White House Reporter


(AURN) -- A pioneering African-American reporter will be honored next month at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner; the same event from which Harry S. McAlpin was barred decades ago. AURN White House Correspondent April Ryan reports - LISTEN:  In 1944, at the invite of then … [Read more...]

Obama Takes to Twitter for Immigration Change

President Obama this week met with religious leaders on efforts to pass immigration reform. Tuesday he took to social media, Twitter to gather support for his efforts to change current immigration laws.   Retweet if you think it's time the House voted on immigration reform. … [Read more...]

President Introduces Job Training Competition


By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN President Obama made news at a community college in Pittsburgh with a 500-million dollar job training competition.  The effort puts focus on the President's number one priority - the nations economy. The hope is the competition will help keep the jobless … [Read more...]

Remarks by Attorney General Eric Holder at the 2014 NAN Convention


Source: White House Office of Communications Thank you, Reverend [Al] Sharpton – and thank you all for such a warm welcome. It’s a pleasure to be back home in New York City. And it’s a tremendous honor to join the National Action Network – once again – in helping to open your important Annual … [Read more...]

White House in Talks with Samsung


(AURN) -- There is more information on the Selfie Samsung paid David Ortiz to take with the President.  The White House is apparently in communication with the company. LISTEN:   More news and information at AURN.com     … [Read more...]

Rep. John Lewis Honors the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

April 4, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "When Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed 46 years ago today, I was in Indianapolis, Indiana working on Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign. That was a sad and dark hour for this nation and the world community. We lost a warrior for peace and human … [Read more...]

A Jobs Crisis for Black America


By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN The National Urban League has released its annual report. The most prevalent issue in the state of Black America is a difficult and deep crisis on unemployment. LISTEN:  The National Urban League State of Black America Report for 2014 shows at the end of … [Read more...]

Champagne Celebration as 7 Million Signups Achieved


By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com At 12:01 AM, White House Chief Technology Officer Todd Park acknowledged to QSSI, the Columbia, Maryland firm tasked with fixing Healthcare.gov that the ACA enrollments have surpassed the 7 million mark.  Park and QSSI employees celebrated with champagne after … [Read more...]

What Happens to Those Who Did Not Enroll


By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN White House Press Secretary Jay Carney confirmed Monday the enrollment numbers are well over 6 million. But, what happens to those who do not enroll and do not have insurance? LISTEN:   More news and information at AURN.com   … [Read more...]

WH: Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions


FACT SHEET: Climate Action Plan - Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions With an all-of-the-above approach to develop homegrown energy and steady, responsible steps to cut carbon pollution, we can protect our kids’ health and begin to slow the effects of climate change so we leave a cleaner, more … [Read more...]