Stories by Josh Lederman

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

Two Vietnam War soldiers received the Medal of Honor, nearly 50 years after they put themselves in harm's way to protect their brothers.
By Josh Lederman

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

WASHINGTON - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Obama said Thursday.
By Josh Lederman

Monday, March 3, 2014

Obama pushes for cleaner gas rule

The Obama administration is driving ahead with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions, declaring that cleaner air will save thousands of lives per year at little cost to ...
By Josh Lederman

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Obama quietly turns to faith for strength

WASHINGTON - President Obama is not an overtly religious man. He and his family rarely attend church, and he almost never elaborates in public about his relationship to his Christian faith.
By Josh Lederman

Friday, May 3, 2013

Biden, Cruz headline dueling events as 2016 buzz swirls

COLUMBIA - Mere months after the 2012 election, South Carolina is abuzz of political activity with a slate of potential presidential candidates already looking ahead to the state's "first in the ...
By Josh Lederman

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

Obama pushes preschool programs in Ga. trip

DECATUR, Ga. - President Obama's plan to expand preschool programs comes as one of every 13 students already in Head Start classrooms is at risk of being kicked out unless lawmakers sidestep a ...
By Josh Lederman

Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012

Storm interrupts presidential campaign

CELINA, Ohio — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Obama frantically sought to close the deal with voters with precious few days left in an incredibly close race as this ...
By Josh Lederman
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Turkeys get taste of own medicine

I got up and out of my sickbed so I could write this column because it’s time for the annual Turkey of the Year awards, the highlight of the holiday season.
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