#Obama targets dry cleaners in discrimination fight, says doesn’t know why it costs more to get his wife’s blouse cleaned than his shirt
Obama jokes about Air Force One: “I did get my own airplane later in life” then laments “but I have to give it back.”
#Obama tells students they will have to compete for jobs with people all over the world, not just across town.
While students look at bacteria through a microscope, Obama quips about the cells they see: I think I had some of that chicken fried rice.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will launch two new executive actions this week aimed at increasing transparency about women’s pay in a continuing effort to ensure women are paid equally to their male counterparts for similar work, the White House said on Sunday.
Obama and his advisers often cite the fact that the first law the president signed after taking office in 2009 was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which extended time periods for employees to file claims for wages lost as a result of discrimination.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he was “heartbroken” that another shooting had occurred at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas.
A soldier shot dead three people and injured at least 16 before taking his own life at the base, the site of another deadly rampage in 2009, U.S. officials said.
CHICAGO, April 2 (Reuters) – On a politically focused trip
aimed at revving up his base and raising cash, President Barack
Obama on Wednesday urged supporters to help Democrats keep
control of the U.S. Senate and declared this year to be his last
Buoyed by good news over his signature healthcare program,
Obama touted proposals to raise the minimum wage and spur job
creation that have little chance of passage in Congress during a
rally with students in Michigan.