AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — It's the curse — or maybe the blessing — of living in a place that doesn't make or break presidential elections: The president and those running for the job just don't come around very often.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters and opponents of natural gas drilling using high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, plan to put on a show for President Obama when his tour bus rolls into Binghamton.
President Barack Obama began is college affordability tour Thursday at the University of Buffalo before heading to Henninger High School in Syracuse.
Today, Obama will speak at Binghamton University and Lackawanna College in Scranton.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is proposing a new rating system for colleges aimed at helping students identify affordable institutions.
The new ratings would be published before the 2015 school year. The White House says the president ultimately wants the ratings to be tied to federal financial aid.