President Barack Obama

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Sidney Wood: What Legacy Are You Leaving?

Legacy is important.  It is particularly so for the President of the United States.  In the case of President Barack Obama it is crucial because his election to the nation’s highest office was historic.  Also, […]

WAOK-AM–03/06/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Source: 3.3M People Still ‘Relatively Small Proportion Of Population That Should Be Interested’ In Obamacare

Most states are still lagging when it comes to sign-ups under President Barack Obama’s health care law, but an Associated Press analysis of numbers reported Wednesday finds a dozen high-achievers getting ahead of the game.

02/13/2014

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President Obama Declares Georgia Federal Disaster Area

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says asking for generators was a priority in a request for winter weather assistance to President Barack Obama. In a statement, Deal said he requested federal assistance Monday night. Officials […]

WAOK-AM–02/11/2014

Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance. . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Republicans Consider Mini-Bailouts For Hospitals Without Obamacare Funds

Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama’s plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance.

02/09/2014

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The Sidney Wood Show(Aired 01/03/2014):Ga. Black Leaders Protesting Against President Obama’s Court Nominees

President Obama has submitted his nominees for the bench in Georgia and the Civil Rights leadership is in opposition. Should the president change course to satisfy his early African-American backers or should he proceed with […]

WAOK-AM–01/03/2014

Most Republicans agree the unwieldy health care overhaul offers a golden opportunity for the GOP in the 2014 midterm elections. What they don't agree on is what tactics to use in opposing that unpopular law.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate GOP Argues Best Way To Oppose Obamacare

Most Republicans agree the unwieldy health care overhaul offers a golden opportunity for the GOP in the 2014 midterm elections. What they don’t agree on is what tactics to use in opposing that unpopular law.

12/26/2013

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Ga. Group Concerned With Federal Court Nominations

A group of politicians and community activists on Monday said they would like to see President Barack Obama withdraw his nominees for judgeships in two of Georgia’s federal courts, saying the candidates do not reflect the area’s diversity and were chosen with little public input.

12/24/2013

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

Chris Davis #11 of the Auburn Tigers returns a missed field goal for the winning touchdown in their 34 to 28 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Nov. 30, 2013 in Auburn, Ala. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

University Of Alabama Paper Apologizes For Obama Cartoon Deemed Racist

The University of Alabama student newspaper has issued an apology after some people deemed their editorial cartoon racist towards President Barack Obama.

12/08/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga. Resident: ‘We Will Go From Having Some Health Care Coverage We Can Afford To Not Having Any Coverage’

Emma Collins, a licensed massage therapist from Ellijay, was hopeful about the new federal health care law after struggling in recent years to find insurance coverage because her artificial heart valve is considered a pre-existing condition.

11/26/2013

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