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Obama’s Final Speech as President

With President Obama giving his final presidential address tonight, we’re nearing the end of his eight years as president. News 25 took to the streets, receiving a mixed public reaction on Obama’s time spent in office. Resident Jacob Cambre said,…

President Obama to Visit Baton Rouge Tuesday

President Obama will visit flood soaked Baton Rouge on Tuesday. While at Martha’s Vineyard, the president has received updates on the flooding situation in Louisiana. President Obama has worked with DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and the FEMA administrator, who took…

President Obama Speaks at Dallas Memorial

President Obama sought to console a grieving nation today as he spoke at a memorial service for the five police officers ambushed in Dallas. Today’s service marked the 11th time President Obama has had to visit a community torn apart…

President Obama Talks Officer Involved Shootings

A post on President Obama’s Facebook page says we’ve seen tragedies like the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile too many times. The post, which appeared shortly after noon today, says, “All Americans should be deeply troubled by the…

Senator Thad Cochran Responds to Supreme Court Decision

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran responded to today’s ruling on President Obama’s executive orders on immigration. He said, “The Supreme Court decision recognizes that President Obama does not have the legal authority to make laws and set immigration policies on his…

Obama Endorses Clinton for President

President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. He did so in a web video released today after meeting with her rival, Senator Bernie Sanders. The White House says the president taped the endorsement on Tuesday and he plans…

President Obama Talks about Mississippi

President Obama said today that North Carolina and Mississippi laws that limit anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community are wrong and should be overturned. Speaking during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, the president said the…

Reaction to Obama’s First Visit to U.S. Mosque

This week President Obama stepped foot inside a United States mosque for the first time since he was sworn into office. News 25’s Laurene Callander spoke to one proud Muslim-American here on the Coast to get his perspective on this…