With tag: president_obama
Obama In New Hampshire
Barack Obama is making a quick stop in New Hampshire the same day his supporters embark on a 24-hour tour
around the state.
Obama Taps General Dubie For Top Military Post
By Kirk Carapezza
Adjutant General Michael Dubie has been
nominated as the deputy commander of the United States Northern Command, the
military's unified command in charge of protecting U.S. territory and providing military support for civil
authorities in the event of a national emergency.
Critics Pan Obama's Speech
By Jane Lindholm
While the crowds
inside the field house at the University of Vermont were cheering President Obama's very presence,
outside, some people were protesting what they say are promises the President
has failed to live up to since taking office.
Economy Could Sway Independent Voters In Vt.
By Kirk Carapezza
President Barack Obama is campaigning in Vermont Friday. He's projected to carry the state comfortably, but his level of support in the
fall will depend heavily on how the economy is faring in those regions of the
state that are still experiencing tepid economic growth and high unemployment.
Obama Taps Dartmouth President For World Bank
President Barack Obama has nominated Dartmouth
College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank, a surprise pick
for the international financial institution's top job.
President Obama To Make Statement
VPR will carry live coverage of President Obama's statement at 1:00pm. The President is expected to address the downgrading of US credit and the helicopter crash in Afghanistan this last week.
Welch Applauds Obama's Call To Tap Oil Reserves
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch says gas prices could continue to decline in the coming weeks because President Obama has authorized the withdrawal of millions of barrels of oil from the nation's strategic petroleum reserve.
Earlier: Prices Impact Driving Habits
State Of The Union Address
VPR will broadcast President Obama's State of the Union Address, followed by the Republican response, Wednesday evening at 9pm.