As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, NewsOne takes a look at some of his most impressive wins.

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST for Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  (This Story Interview Starts At 3:14 Mark On PODCAST Media Player) It’s the biggest accomplishment of Gov. Mike Pence’s tenure as Governor.  The agreement he struck with President Barack Obama and the Department of Health and Human Services to expand Medicaid in Indiana under the […]

It’s the second year of signing individuals and families up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare). This year there’s more companies offering more health insurance plans and options through the Health Care Marketplace at the HealthCare.Gov website and the 24/7 phone center at 1-800-318-2596.  One of those companies is CareSource […]

Open Enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is going on right now.  And there’s plenty of GOOD NEWS.  The numbers of people signing up in the first weeks is up.  Both renewals of people who signed up last year and new individuals going on line and calling to find out how to […]

In an exclusive Afternoons with Amos interview,a top aide to President Barack Obama informed the Indianapolis community about some positive additions to the Affordable Care Act. And briefed the community on the President’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative to help young men of color, especially African-Americans.   Marlon Marshall is Special Assistant to the President and Principal […]

In a dramatic reversal, Governor Mike Pence announced his plans to advance private, market-based Medicaid reforms in Indiana. The Governor unveiled what his Administration calls HIP (Healthy Indiana Plan) 2.0, what the Governor calls “a consumer-driven health care coverage program for low-income adults that builds on Indiana’s history of consumer-driven health care and would replace […]

In a wide ranging conversation, Governor Mike Pence appeared on Afternoons with Amos discussing a number of critical issues. Amos asked the Governor about criticisms from the Republican Governor of Utah, Gary Herbert, who said Indiana’s new standards were “mirroring” the controversial Common Core educational standards.  Gov. Pence told Amos that Indiana is developing their […]

In the final days for Americans to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) of the most senior advisers to President Barack Obama appeared on Afternoons with Amos to make personal appeals to Indianapolis and Central Indiana residents to, if they hadn’t already, sign up for health care. Valerie Jarrett has […]

For the next several weeks, Afternoons with Amos is featuring Democratic and Republican candidates running in two Indianapolis area Congressional Districts. The 5th District and the 7th District. First up, candidates running in the Democratic primary in the 5th District.  The District includes all of Hamilton, Madison, Tipton and Grant Counties, plus the Eastern parts […]

Valerie Jarrett is Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama.  Jarrett has known both the President and Michelle Obama since their days in Chicago.  Jarrett worked in the 2008 election campaign and has been with the President and First Lady since Day One in the White House.  In an exclusive Afternoons with Amos interview, Valerie Jarrett […]

In an Exclusive Interview, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, strongly encouraged young adults in Indianapolis and Indiana to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.  The Secretary also strongly encouraged Indianapolis’ African-American community to get signed up. Secretary Sebelius told Amos that the monthly cost of […]

We’d been asking, begging, cajoling, lobbying and every strategy you could think of to get someone, anyone from the federal Government on Afternoons with Amos to begin to explain, in plain language the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and to answer the questions the community has raised.  We finally were able to get Kathleen Falk, […]