Archives: Barack Obama

Biography of President Barack Obama

On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the background of President Barack Obama with the author of a new book.

Biography of President Barack Obama

On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the background of President Barack Obama with the author of a new book.

The Supreme Court Set to Review Health Care Law

Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will spend hours in oral arguments to review three questions on Obama’s health care law: Did Congress exceed its constitutional authority? Should the entire law go down? Is it unconstitutional to demand the states pay more into medicaid to expand the program? On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the law.

Controversy over President Obama’s Recess Appointments

Last week, President Obama appointed former attorney general Richard Cordray to direct the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The appointment caused controversy and anger. One group is even trying to change the way appointments are made. What sparked Obama’s decision, and what is in the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Small Business and the Economy

This hour on All Sides we’re talking about small businesses in central Ohio. Today, President Barack Obama is visiting Columbus to talk about jobs and his American Jobs Act. How will this bill change central Ohio?

President Obama’s Budget

We’ll discuss yesterday’s speech by President Obama concerning the budget and deficit reduction, with Ohio Wesleyan University Politics and Government Professor Joan McLean and Denison University Political Science Associate Professor Paul Djube.

NPR’s Ken Rudin Discusses Libya and the Budget Battles in D.C.

NPR’s Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, discusses President Obama’s decision to bomb Libya, the continuing budget battles in Congress, and a possible shutdown of the federal government.

NPR Political Junkie Ken Rudin Talks Egypt and Washington Politics

NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin joins us to discuss political upheaval in Egypt, remembering Ronald Reagan, and Washington politics.

State of the Union Address Analysis

Analysis of President Obama’s State of the Union Address with OSU and OWU Political Science Professors.

National Transit Plan / Animal Welfare

President Barack Obama’s proposed transit plan; an update on animal welfare in Ohio.