Obama Courts Big Labor At Expense Of GOP


 

Speaking to the Building and Construction Trades Department Legislative Conference in downtown Washington, President Obama  took a series of shots at GOP lawmakers Monday over their opposition to White House-backed construction spending that is aimed at repairing the nation’s infrastructure.

 

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TRNS News Notes-11/24

On edge, Ferguson waits; Immigration: Obama defends his action; Immigration: Republicans lash out; Iran nuke talks: Deadline day today; House Intel Committee Benghazi report: All clear; Israel set to define itself as Jewish state: Storm

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● Microloans fill entrepreneurial dreams

● Excessive drinkers are not alcoholic

● Fast and Furious documents go public

● Swiss bank fined for tax violations

● Birth defects linked to Marine camp water

● FCC contest rule update sought

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – November 21, 2014

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The E.U. moves to crack down on plastic bag use across the continent and Joe Biden visits Kiev, but omits mention of new non-lethal assistance to the country.

Obama Tells Congress to “Pass A Bill”

“Pass a bill because the actions I’ve taken are only a temporary first step,” said President Obama at Del Sol High School in Nevada.

Alleged FARC Member Extradited To U.S.

Diego Alfonso Navarrete Beltran was extradited to the U.S. for his alleged participation in the kidnapping of three American hostages

Plague Outbreak Hits Madagascar

Tired of Ebola? Now, the World Health Organization is warning against the Plague in Africa.