Stories tagged with: President Obama

January 5, 2015 - 9:17am
16 weeks 6 days ago

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February 23, 2013 - 7:48pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

The Zanesville Patriots gathered outside Staley Communications Saturday on Putnam Avenue to discuss their right to bear arms. The Patriots hosted a "bumper-sticker-stick-on" event where those who support them received a free bumper sticker promoting the second amendment.

"What we're doing is we're gathering signatures, and giving out bumper stickers to people who believe in the second amendment," Greg McDonald said.

The Patriots were...

February 21, 2013 - 11:50am
2 years 10 weeks ago

A little over a month ago President Barack Obama issued 23 executive orders to create better gun control in the United States.

Some of the executive orders include reviewing safety standards for guns, launching a national campaign to promote safe gun ownership and provide law enforcement with proper training when it comes to active shooters. But, one group sees these 23 orders as a threat to the 2nd Amendment and believes the government is trying to take away guns. They're speaking out...

November 7, 2012 - 12:49am
2 years 25 weeks ago

Barack Obama has won re-election to a second term as President, beating back a fierce challenge from republican Mitt Romney.

Obama prevailed despite a weak economy and high unemployment. Voters decided to give Obama another four years of stewardship over an economy that is slowly recovering from the recession. 

Obama captured battleground states including Ohio, Iowa, and Colorado on his way to the 270 electoral votes he needed.  Romney unsuccessfully campaigned on the...

September 2, 2011 - 4:35pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

New data released shows employment growth was non-existent for the month of August.

Despite the lack of employment growth, the jobless rate stayed at 9.1%  for the month. Congressman Bob Gibbs believes the country never fully recovered form the recession and fears we're backsliding.

"People need to be able to have an opportunity and a job," said Gibbs. " It's just frustrates me to no end when I see somebody who wants to work and no job. That's just so...

July 26, 2011 - 4:31pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

With a fast approaching deadline. President Obama held his 7th prime time televised address last night pushing for Congressional Leaders to reach a deal that would allow the government to continue borrowing money and pay its debts.

If Congress fails to raise the $14.3 trillion debt limit by August 2nd Americans could face rising interest rates and a decline in the value of the dollar. 18th District Congressman Bob Gibbs said it will ultimately cause individual mortgages, car loans and...

April 26, 2010 - 5:50pm
5 years 1 week ago

A Coshocton County man is causing quite the commotion in North Carolina. Joseph "Sean" McVey was found armed in a North Carolina parking lot yesterday afternoon as Air Force One, that was carrying President Obama, was departing.

McVey was arrested and has since been charged, but some fellow co-workers say they're shocked about the whole incident.

"He's kind of a young kid. He's just kind of a go-getter. His adrenaline gets rolling, and he just kind of wants to go,...

April 26, 2010 - 7:18am
5 years 1 week ago

A Coshocton man says he just wanted to talk to the President when he was arrested Sunday at an Asheville, North Carolina airport with a gun .

23-year-old Joseph McVey will face a court appearance Monday.

Asheville Regional Airport Police Captain Kevan Smith says about 2pm Sunday officers saw McVey get out of a car in the public parking lot with a handgun. Security was heightened because President Barack Obama was departing after vacationing in the state.


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