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Obama National Monuments

Kate Sheppard

Obama Names 3 New National Monuments

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will designate three new national monuments on Thursday and announce a new initiative to increase the number of c...

Obama Expands Ocean Preserve, Making It Largest In The World

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of miles off America's shores, an ocean preserve flush with rare seabirds, turtles and marine mammals will grow to roughly...

Biden Photobombs Obama

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden was caught photobombing President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the Oval Office Monday, at which the president designated...

Obama Designates Five New National Monuments

AP | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has designated five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically signifi...

Obama Names New Monuments

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is designating five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically si...

Obama's Monumental Opportunity

Michael Brune | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Last November, Obama used the Antiquities Act to protect Virginia's Fort Monroe, an important and symbolic Civil War site. It was an admirable choice, but so far it has been his only choice. If I were president for a day, I'd start with these three.

Obama Land Grab? GOP Mounts Offensive On Brainstorming Memo Outlining 14 Potential National Monuments

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are in a fuss following news that Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) was leaked a "secret memo" outlining a plan for the Interior Department to...