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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

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Palm Springs Road Closures Announced In Anticipation Of President Obama Trip

Traffic in Los Angeles shouldn’t be affected.

02/13/2015

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President Obama To Stay In Palm Springs This Weekend

President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Palm Springs Saturday morning and stay through Monday.

02/11/2015

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Obama Seeks $2 Billion In Private Dollars For Clean Energy

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.

02/11/2015

Once completed, the Purple Line will run along Wilshire Boulevard from Westwood to Koreatown. (Photo credit: Metro.net)

Federal Budget Proposal Includes $330M To Extend Purple Line

President Barack Obama’s newly released budget proposal earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million to extend the Purple Line from the Mid-City area to Century City.

02/03/2015

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Obama Proposes Publicly Funded Community College For All

President Obama wants publicly funded community college available to all Americans, a sweeping proposal he argues would strengthen the U.S. workforce.

01/09/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 21: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about his executive action on U.S. immigration policy at Del Sol High School on November 21, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Obama outlined a plan on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants.

Obama Orders Sanctions Against North Korea In Response To Sony Attack

President Barack Obama ordered sanctions against North Korea on Friday in response to the recent cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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PR Specialist: Sony Cyberattack Threat To All Of Hollywood

Hollywood is on high alert as the Sony cyberattack by North Korea continues to reverberate worldwide.

12/22/2014

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Democratic Lawmakers Applaud Presidential Plan To Normalize Relations With Cuba

Democratic Southland lawmakers expressed support Wednesday for President Barack Obama’s plan to normalize relations with Cuba, calling it a reversal of ineffective, decades-old policies.

12/17/2014

(L-R) The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Kayne West, Coldplays Chris Martin and Adam Clayton of U2 greet the audience during the World AIDS Day (RED) concert in Times Square in New York on December 1, 2014. RED is an organization that aims to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Springsteen, Chris Martin & More Fill In With U2 At World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin took the place of Bono at a concert Monday night in Times Square.

12/02/2014

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U.C. Expands Legal Services For Immigrant Students

The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama’s new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.

11/21/2014

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Obama’s Sweeping Immigration Reform Draws Mixed Reaction

Millions of immigrants who lack legal status in California would be eligible for protection from deportation and a federal permit to work legally under a plan announced by President Barack Obama.

11/20/2014

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Late Congressman Roybal To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard says she will accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom on behalf of her father, the late Rep. Edward Roybal, at a White House ceremony later this month.

11/11/2014

A voter receives instructions at a polling station in Pasadena, California, on November 4, 2014. Months of campaign promises, partisan charges and a seemingly endless flood of political ads and mailers will finally come to an end Tuesday as voters make their choices for offices ranging from governor of California down to city councils, harbor commissions and water boards. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Democratic Senate Challenge Worst Since 1950s

President Barack Obama compared the political landscape for the midterm election Tuesday to the 1958 elections during the presidency of Republican Dwight Eisenhower when his party suffered severe losses in the Senate.

11/04/2014

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Obama Designates Portion Of San Gabriel Mountain Range A National Monument

President Barack Obama Friday declared more than 346,000 acres of the San Gabriel Mountain range a national monument.

10/10/2014

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