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Detroit Museum To Show Nearly 2300 Paintings Of Obama

Detroit Museum To Show Nearly 2300 Paintings Of Obama DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A Detroit museum plans to show nearly 2,300 paintings of President Barack Obama by New York artist Rob Pruitt this spring. Since Obama's inauguration on January 20, 2009, Pruitt has created a 2'x2' painting of the President every … Full News here – Read […]

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Former Obama adviser seeks seat on GM board of directors, $8 billion stock buy back

General Motors confirmed Tuesday that a former adviser to the Obama administration’s auto industry task force is seeking nomination to the company’s board of directors, as well as an $ 8 billion share buy-back. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Obama renews push for paid leave for working parents

Associated Press – BALTIMORE — President Barack Obama launched a fresh push Thursday to bring paid sick and family leave to working parents and other private-sector employees as the White House unveiled proposals that could benefit tens of millions of people. Most require action by the Republican-controlled Congress. “Forty-three million Americans do not get paid sick leave,” Obama said […]

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Obama talks Lions: 'Detroit always comes back'

Obama talks Lions: 'Detroit always comes back' President Barack Obama spoke at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne today about the U.S. auto industry's comeback — but he also talked about the Detroit Lions … a lot. In fact, Obama mentioned the team and how it got hosed Sunday against the … Full News here – […]

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'America's resurgence is real,' Obama says in Detroit

'America's resurgence is real,' Obama says in Detroit "The auto industry has proved that any comeback is possible," Obama said at a Ford plant near Detroit. Republicans pointed out that the Obama administration has issued two veto threats during the first two days of the GOP-run Congress, one involving a … Full News here – Read […]

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Obama: Detroit, auto industry resurgence prove ‘any comeback is possible’

“Because of you, manufacturing has a future in this country.” Full News here – Detroit News

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Obama previews national economy during Michigan plant visit

Obama previews national economy during Michigan plant visit

Bloomberg – As Republicans enjoy their second day in control of both chambers of the Congress, President Barack Obama delivered a sunny assessment of the U.S. economy to preview the State of the Union address he’ll deliver later this month. “America’s resurgence is real,” Obama told a crowd of about 750 autoworkers and executives at a […]

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Obama: ‘We may not all root for the Lions, but America is rooting for Detroit’

In a tribute to Detroit and a preview to his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said bailing out the auto industry was about more than saving paychecks for workers. Full News here – Detroit News

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President Obama consoles Lions fans

During his speech in Wayne today, President Obama took some time to address Sunday’s game against Dallas. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Obama: ‘I’d be pretty aggravated’ as a Lions fan

President Barack Obama says he’d be “pretty aggravated” if he were a Detroit Lions fan after the team lost after a disputed penalty call. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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President Barack Obama to speak at Ford plant in Wayne

President Barack Obama plans to speak Wednesday at the Ford Motor Co.’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, the White House announced Monday afternoon. Full News here – Detroit News

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Report: President Obama to stop in metro Detroit Wednesday

President Barack Obama will visit metro Detroit Wednesday. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit immigrant groups prepare for major announcement from President Barack Obama

“People have been waiting almost 30 years for some sort of relief, and it looks like there will be some relief, but there’s going to be a lot of people left out.” Full News here – Detroit News

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President Obama to visit Detroit Saturday

President Barack Obama is visiting Detroit for the first time in three years.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Obama, Christie coming to town for final election push

Obama, Christie coming to town for final election push So President Barack Obama is headed to Wayne State University in Detroit on Saturday to rally the Democrats, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, chairman of the Republican Governor's Association, just released a new schedule Wednesday night that … Full News here – Read more on Detroit […]

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