Barack Obama

4 Things To Know: What's On Mars, Putin Meeting, & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, Sept. 28. They include a special announcement about the Red Planet as well as another violent weekend in Minneapolis.
Reality Check: Donald Trump Supporter's Anti-Muslim RemarksMinnesota U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison called on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump Friday to repudiate anti-Muslim remarks at one of his rallies in New Hampshire. A Trump supporter said President Obama is not an American or a Christian, and wondered how to "get rid" of Muslims at the televised town hall meeting Thursday.
In Minnesota, US Commerce Secretary Promotes Trade PactsA prominent member of President Barack Obama's economic team is in Minnesota to talk with major company leaders about steps to promote economic growth and job creation.
Minn. Lawmakers Call For Washington To Accept More Syrian RefugeesTerrible images from the civil war in Syria are prompting United States lawmakers to discuss allowing more refugees to enter the country.
Courting Unions On Labor Day, Obama Pushes Paid Sick LeaveCourting unions on Labor Day, President Barack Obama denounced Republicans for a "constant attack on working Americans" and said he was using his executive power to force federal contractors to give paid sick leave to their employees.
Talking Points: How Should The U.S. Respond To The Refugee Crisis?As the Syrian refugee crisis grows, there are mounting questions about what nations should be doing in response, and that includes a debate on whether the United States should be doing more.
Fed-Up And Angry Supporters Let Trump Defy Political GravityDonald Trump insults and exaggerates.
Good Question: How Many Nuclear Weapons Still Exist?The United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima 70 years ago Thursday. Estimates of causalities were anywhere between 90,000 and 160,000 people. It was the first nuclear weapon ever used, at a time when the United States was the only country with that capability. All of that has changed.
Q&A: A Look At Climate Change Plan And Its Impact On StatesPresident Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.
Minnesota Prepares For Obama's Call To Cut EmissionsPresident Barack Obama unveiled Monday new power plant regulations designed to combat the earth's changing climate. Under new rules, power plants have to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent over the next 15 years.
4 Things You Need To Know For July 26, 2015Here's a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, July 26.
State Health Insurance Markets Struggle With Cost ChallengesState-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states.