Author Archives: Nedra Pickler

  • Obama Signs Farm Bill that Trims Food Stamps

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law an agriculture spending bill that will spread benefits to farmers in every region of the country, while trimming the food stamp program that inspired a two-year battle over the legislation. As he penned his name ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Obama Commutes Harsh Sentences for 8 Drug Convictions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight people he said were serving unduly harsh drug sentences in the most expansive use yet of his power to free inmates. All eight were sentenced under old federal guidelines that treated convictions for crack ...

    Continue Reading...
  • Appeals Court Upholds Obama Health Care Law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative-leaning appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care law, as the Supreme Court prepares to consider this week whether to resolve conflicting rulings over the law's requirement that all ...

    Continue Reading...

Latest Tweets

    Message: Rate limit exceeded, Please check your Twitter Authentication Data or internet connection.