President to sign congress budget deal
April 15th, 2011
09:16 AM ET
4 years ago

President to sign congress budget deal

(CNN) - President Barack Obama is expected to sign legislation Friday afternoon funding the federal government for the remainder of the current fiscal year, according to a senior administration official.

The measure, which was approved by Congress on Thursday, would cut spending by roughly $38 billion.


Filed under: Budget
Obama calls for nation wide wireless plan
February 10th, 2011
08:08 AM ET
4 years ago

Obama calls for nation wide wireless plan

WASHINGTON (CNN) - In his State of the Union address, President Obama said the path to "winning the future" must include better access to hi-speed internet.

"Within the next five years, we'll make it possible for businesses to deploy the next generation of high-speed wireless coverage to 98 percent of all Americans," said Mr. Obama. "This isn't about faster Internet or fewer dropped calls. It's about connecting every part of America to the digital age."

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Filed under: President Obama • SOTU 2011
November 20th, 2009
08:09 AM ET
5 years ago

Obama to unveil new Afghanistan strategy after Thanksgiving, source says

WASHINGTON (CNN) – President Barack Obama will not announce a new Afghanistan war strategy until after Thanksgiving, a senior administration official said Friday.


Filed under: President Obama
January 5th, 2009
09:05 AM ET
6 years ago

Obama plans big economy speech Thursday

(CNN) - A senior democratic official confirms the president elect is planning a major speech on the economy Thursday.


Filed under: Candidate Barack Obama