Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Deadlocked Supreme Court rejects immigration rehearing

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t rehear the Obama administration’s case on an immigration executive order, leaving the order blocked until a ninth justice is confirmed . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , executive order , immigration

Latino support grows for Clinton, Obama in new poll

Latino voters support Hillary Clinton by a growing margin, and still approve of Barack Obama even though his administration has deported a record number of immigrants . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Donald Trump , Fox News Latino poll , Hillary Clinton

DeKalb will name new schools after Obama, John Lewis

President Barack Obama and Congressman John Lewis will be honored by the naming of two new elementary schools in the DeKalb County system . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , DeKalb County schools , John Lewis

Deadlocked Supreme Court leaves block on Obama immigration order

President Obama’s executive order protected undocumented immigrants from deportation is blocked by a tie vote among the eight Supreme Court justices . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , executive order , Sam Olens , Supreme Court , undocumented immigrants

With Dooley’s support, Trump continues attacks on Clinton, Obama

Donald Trump keeps on with his harangues against his Democratic opponent at Wednesday’s rally in Atlanta . . .

Tags: Atlanta rally , Barack Obama , Donald Trump , Hillary Clinton

Political Notes — Orlando shootings bring renewed calls for gun control

At the national and state levels, there are calls for tighter gun control laws about the mass shootings of 50 people at an Orlando nightclub . . .

Tags: 3rd Congressional District , Barack Obama , Drew Ferguson , gun control , Mary Margaret Oliver , Nathan Deal , Wendell Willard

Political Notes – Lots of finger pointing in the Columbus delegation

Columbus lost some big money in the final version of the state budget, which has caused in-fighting among some of the local lawmakers; what do Barack Obama’s approval numbers signify? . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , job approval , Josh McCoon , Richard Smith , state budget

Political Notes – Congress votes again to repeal ACA, Obama will veto

The U.S. House passes legislation to repeal the ACA and sends it to President Obama, but that’s as far as the repeal effort is expected to go . . .

Tags: ACA , Allen Peake , Barack Obama , Harold Jones , medical cannabis , Obamacare , Renee Unterman

Obama’s gun control proposal stirs legislative action as well

Gun carry could flare up as a major legislative issue this year in the wake of President Obama’s executive orders on gun control . . .

Tags: assault weapons , Barack Obama , campus carry , David Perdue , gun control , Heath Clark , John Lewis , Lynn Westmoreland , Mary Margaret Oliver

Political Notes – On second thought, forget that order to keep out Syrian refugees

Gov. Nathan Deal tosses his order that state agencies not accept food stamp applications from Syrian refugee families . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , flooding , gun control , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , state of emergency , Syrian refugees