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Wounded Veteran Cyclists Ride to White House

Wounded Veteran Cyclists Ride to White House

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) –  Roughly two dozen Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans were welcomed to the White House Friday as President Obama hosted the Wounded Warriors Soldier Ride on the lawn of the residence.Donned in bright blue athletic…

First Lady Promotes Vets, Jokes About Campaign on "Colbert Report"

First Lady Promotes Vets, Jokes About Campaign on "Colbert Report"

Leon Neal/WPA POOL/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With the general election fight now well underway, first lady Michelle Obama jokingly offered her official endorsement Wednesday night in a stop by Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report.“You are po…

White House Dinner Honors Iraq War Vets

White House Dinner Honors Iraq War Vets

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a White House dinner Wednesday evening for some 200 Iraq veterans and their families as a way of paying tribute to the sacrifices they’ve made durin…

Iraq War Vets to Be Honored with White House Dinner

Iraq War Vets to Be Honored with White House Dinner

Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will formally express the nation’s gratitude for the thousands of Iraq War veterans with a state dinner in their honor at the White House Wednesday n…

Veterans for Ron Paul Rally at White House

Veterans for Ron Paul Rally at White House

Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Current and former service members staged a rally outside the White House Monday in support of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.Several hundred troops and their supporters attended…

“Don’t Muck it Up,” Obama Warns Congress

“Don’t Muck it Up,” Obama Warns Congress

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Encouraged by the latest employment statistics Friday, President Obama said to Congress on the economic recovery: “Don’t muck it up.”The Labor Department announced that the economy create…

Obama to Outline Latest Plan to Get Veterans Back to Work

Obama to Outline Latest Plan to Get Veterans Back to Work

Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Following up on a proposal in his State of the Union address, President Obama on Friday will outline an initiative intended to help returning veterans find work by leveraging the skills developed in the m…

Michelle Obama Touts New Effort on Military PTSD, Brain Injuries

Michelle Obama Touts New Effort on Military PTSD, Brain Injuries

The White House/Chuck Kennedy(WASHINGTON) — First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden on Wednesday touted a new commitment by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACO…

Ron Paul Salutes Veterans, Says He Plans to Bring Troops Home

Ron Paul Salutes Veterans, Says He Plans to Bring Troops Home

ABC News(DES MOINES, Iowa) — Ron Paul told a room full of veterans Wednesday night that he plans to drastically cut overseas spending.“It would mean that we would bring the troops home,” Paul said, smiling as he touted the economic benefit…

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