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One Commander in Chief VS Another: Perry, Obama, and National Guard on the Border

Now that Governor Rick Perry has deployed the Texas National Guard to deal with the deluge of illegal aliens crossing the Rio Grande, two questions arise. First, what will President Barack Obama do about it? And second, will Obama’s reaction be legal? Article I, Section 8, Clause 12 of the Constitution empowers Congress to create the Armed Forces. Show More Summary

The Medal of Honor for a Soldier’s Actions When ‘Valor Was Everywhere’

One month ago, we reported on the White House announcement that President Barack Obama would award Ryan M. Pitts, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Today that moment came. At a moving ceremony in the White House this afternoon, attended by SSG Pitt’s wife Amy and their [...]

Jeff Sessions: Border Bill Should Deny Obama Funds for Work Permits for More Illegals

On Monday, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said that any border bill that Congress considers should deny President Barack Obama funds to grant more work permits to illegal immigrants. Reports indicate that Obama may expand his Deferred Action...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to limit money in politics

(CNN) - When Hillary Clinton ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, she raised and spent more than $250 million to eventually lose to Barack Obama, according to the Federal Election Commission. That was then. On Monday, Clinton – who is now weighing another run at the presidency in 2016 – was asked during […]

Obama on D.C. Statehood: ‘I’m for It’

President Barack Obama said Monday that he supports statehood for the District of Columbia, a rare public endorsement of the long-running movement to bring full voting rights and local control to city residents.

Sessions to Congress: Back Ted Cruz or Remain 'Complicit' in 'Nullification of Border'

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and a key immigration hawk, took to the Senate floor on Monday afternoon to attack the efforts by President Barack Obama to grant amnesty via executive order to millions of illegal aliens. Show More Summary

Feinstein: The Leader of The Free World Has to Start Paying 'Increased Attention'

Monday on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports," Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D- CA) said President Barack Obama needs to "increase" the attention" he is giving world affairs. The California Democrat said, "IShow More Summary

Medal of Honor Awarded to Soldier Injured in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama on Monday awarded the Medal of Honor to Ryan M. Pitts, a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy combatants and guided air strikes despite his own critical injuries in Afghanistan in 2008.

Barack Obama on D.C. Statehood: ‘I’m for It’

President Barack Obama said Monday that he supports statehood for the District of Columbia, a rare public endorsement of the long-running movement to bring full voting rights and local control to city residents.

Luis Gutierrez to La Raza: Get Amnesty to 'Punish' Americans Against Illegal Immigration

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) believes Hispanics should get amnesty and citizenship to punish Americans who are against illegal immigration. After he told the La Raza conference in Los Angeles that President Barack Obama gave the Latino...Show More Summary

Obama Pleads with Putin to 'Pivot Away'

Monday, President Barack Obama made a statement on the White House lawn demanding "immediate and full access to the crash site" of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the passenger jet believed to have been downed by pro-Russian militants in...Show More Summary

DREAMers Stage GOP 'Funeral' in Congress: 'Republican Party Is Dead to Us'

On Monday, DREAMers stormed the halls of Congress to stage a "GOP funeral" in front of the offices of Republican senators, some of whom have expressed concerns that President Barack Obama's unilateral grants of temporary amnesty have caused the current border crisis. Show More Summary

Obama Jokes About How He Helps Suffering Children Around the World: 'I Just Don't Watch TV'

Monday at a "My Brother’s Keeper Initiative" event when President Barack Obama took questions from the group of DC-area youth at the Walker Jones Education Center in Washington, D.C., he joked the way he often deals with his responsibility of helping suffering children around the world is by simply not watching TV. Show More Summary

If the Left Wants Scapegoats, Just Look in the Mirror

Thomas Frank is convinced that Barack Obama single-handedly prevented America from becoming the lefty paradise it was on course for after the financial meltdown of 2008: The Obama team, as the president once announced to a delegation...Show More Summary

Obama offers rules for success as he expands program for young minority men

Washington (CNN) - Setting daily goals. Keeping an open mind. Separating honest criticism from blind "hating." Those were a few pieces of advice President Barack Obama offered young men of color on Monday as he announced an expansion of his program meant to improve the future prospects of African-American and Hispanic boys. Obama also argued […]

Brit Hume: Obama’s Warning to Putin – Just an “Empty Threat” (Video)

Brit Hume tore into Barack Obama today after his hollow statement on the Ukrainian crisis and MH17 catastrophe. “Whenever you hear a president or other leader talk about a country’s flagrant misbehavior “further isolating it” that’s a sign that at … Continue reading ?

Obama Signs Order Barring Anti-Gay Discrimination

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday morning barring federal contractors from hiring or firing employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

President Obama to issue executive orders to protect gay rights

18 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

On Monday morning, President Barack Obama will: ... sign two executive orders Monday to prohibit discrimination against gay and transgender government workers. [...] White House officials said the orders Monday will impact 24,000 companies that employ 28 million workers, or about one-fifth of the the U.S. Show More Summary

Cruz’s ‘Amnesty’ Lie Causes Politifact Truth-O-Meter Meltdown

Okay, so we exaggerate. Only slightly. Ted Cruz says Barack Obama has promised amnesty to illegal immigrants. Well, guess what? It’s beyond “pants on fire”: Cruz, addressing reporters a week before Obama asked Congress for more money and authority to make it easier to deport recent border crossers, said a survey showed that 95 percent [...]

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