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Obama Takes Action After West, Texas Explosion

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered federal agencies to review safety rules at chemical facilities in response to the deadly...

Remembering West, Texas: Lessons From a Tragedy

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

The West, Texas event was a tragedy of almost epic proportion because of its far-reaching and direct impact upon an entire community. Yet, it received only modest attention in the mainstream press at the time of its occurrence and subsequently.

Obama Honors Texas Explosion Victims At Memorial

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

By Tim Gaynor WACO, Texas, April 25 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will assume a familiar role consoling family and friends of di...

Obama Orders Flags At Half Staff For Texas

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama issued a presidential proclamation Wednesday ordering all flags in Texas to be flown at half-staff in honor of those who died i...

Obama To Attend Memorial For Texas Explosion Victims

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama will attend a memorial service for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the town of ...

Obama Offers Support, Prayers After Texas Explosion

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered his prayers for the victims of an explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town of Wes...

Two Years of Inspiration

Deanie Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deanie Mills

I have never seen a more exciting demonstration of democracy in action than what I have witnessed in the past two years, since I first read both of Obama's books and signed on as a volunteer.