Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

3:30 PM TODAY: Vice President Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder to Hold Conference Call on Funding in the President’s FY 2015 Budget for Reducing Backlog of Untested Rape Kits and Assisting Prosecution of Sexual Assault Cases

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

To: Greggory w Morris
From: THE WHITE HOUSE, Office of the Vice President, March 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – TODAY, Wednesday, March 5th, at 3:30 PM ET, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder will host an on-the-record press conference call to discuss funding in the President’s FY 2015 Budget for reducing the backlog of untested rape kits and assisting prosecution of sexual assault cases.


Sherrod Story Raises Question: How Many Breitbart Frauds Will Media Fall For?

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

By Zachary Tomanelli

“The lesson of Shirley Sherrod’s disgraceful treatment by right-wing and not-so-right-wing media (followed by her equally squalid dismissal by an administration that took that media at face value) boils down to a single question: When will journalists see Andrew Breitbart as the serial promoter of journalistic frauds that he is, rather than as a legitimate source for story ideas?”


Remarks by the President on the House Vote on Health Insurance Reform

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

This is a historic moment. The editor/publisher is still  on medical leave, with virtually no staff, so publishing his prepared remarks emailed from the office of the White House press secretary is not an indulgence in poor journalism.

Van Jones Shouldn’t Have Resigned Nor Apologized

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Jones, President Barack Obama’s appointed advisor on “green jobs,” resigned in the wake of incendiary ranting from rabid right-wing news types like Glenn Beck about Jones’ statements regarding Republicans and his signing a 2004 letter suggesting that former President George W. Bush might have knowingly allowed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to occur in order to use them to go to war.