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The Supreme Court Just Did Serious Damage to the Fight Against Climate Change

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Barack Obama's climate agenda Tuesday evening by putting his flagship greenhouse gas emissions rules on hold. In a 5-4 ruling, the justices granted the stay in response to a lawsuits by coal companies and two dozen coal-reliant states. Show More Summary

Barack Obama Pushes FDA to Allow Scientists to Create Three-Parent Embryos

Pro-abortion President Barack Obama made a move this week that brings to light his support for scientific research involving the destruction of human life to create three-parent embryos. Pro-life U.S. Congressman Chris Smith’s office...Show More Summary

US Ruling to Halt Carbon Regulations ‘Positive’ for Power Producers

Fitch said in a press release that the decision by the US Supreme Court to temporarily block implementing the regulations of the Clean Power Plan, which was introduced by President Barack Obama in August, benefits power generators and coal-dominant utilities.

Wistful Obama calls for 'better politics' of civility in return to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD — In a memory-filled return to the place that launched his political career, President Barack Obama told Illinois lawmakers on Wednesday that they and the nation should insist upon a "better politics" based on civility and compromise as a cure to the "poisonous political climate" that...

Obama's Budget Promises an Olympian Mountain of Debt For Our Kids to Pay Off

3 days agoNews : Reason

Reason contributor and Mercatus Center policy analyst Veronique de Rugy notes that Barack Obama's brand-new budget proposal features an illustration of a mountain on its cover. That's fitting, she says, because the president is promising...Show More Summary

Wistful Obama calls for 'better politics' of civility in return to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD — In a memory-filled return to the place that launched his political career, President Barack Obama told Illinois lawmakers on Wednesday that they and the nation should insist upon a "better politics" based on civility and compromise as a cure to the "poisonous political climate" that...

Bernie Sanders vs. Barack Obama: A Hypothetical Basketball Pick-Up Game

Almost lost in the news of Bernie Sanders’ victory in New Hampshire last night was the footage Fox News showed of his basketball skills. As the votes came in, Sanders was nailing a succession of bank shots in a gym with his family. His apparent prowess calls to mind our current president, and the question of who’d win in a pick-up game between incumbent and aspirant. …Read More

President Obama Says He's Praying for Persecuted Christians in Ash Wednesday Statement

Today marks Ash Wednesday, which is the start of the liturgical season of Lent. President Barack Obama released a statement earlier today...

Obama returns to unite a 'House Divided' in Springfield

The weather was intensely hot and the Hall crowded almost to suffocation. - Chicago Tribune, June 17, 1858 President Barack Obama will find very different weather conditions awaiting him Wednesday in Springfield when he rises to address the Illinois General Assembly, than a lawyer named Abraham...

Donald Trump Should Be On Medication--Not On Ballots

What a difference four years makes. In 2012 Mitt Romney was the arguably weak, wishy-washy presidential candidate. Hence, the American people re-elected Barack Obama. Today with a terrifying field of Republican candidates Romney is starting to look really good. Show More Summary

Ryan, Republicans grapple with alternative to Obama budget

The Wisconsin Republican has built a congressional career as the Republican Party's budget savant, but Ryan is perhaps in his career's most difficult bind as he tries to engineer passage of an alternative to President Barack Obama's $4.1 trillion budget that he sent to Congress on Tuesday.

News in Brief: Obama Resigns From Presidency After Michelle Lands Dream Job In Seattle

3 days agoHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—Saying his wife of 24 years had already sacrificed so much for the sake of his career and that it was time to return the favor, Barack Obama announced Wednesday his resignation as president of the United States of America, effective immediately, following news that Michelle Obama had landed her dream job in Seattle. Show More Summary

Does the Clean Power Plan Still Stand a Chance? Only if the Next President Is a Democrat

Just over two months ago, President Barack Obama stood in front of world leaders at the U.N. climate talks in Paris and said the U.S., as the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, “not only recognizes our role in creating thisShow More Summary

Obama Wants To Permanently Link Pell Grants To Inflation

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

President Barack Obama would be tied to one of the nation's main college financial programs long after he leaves office if Congress approves a request in his last budget proposal. In Tuesday's funding request, Obama asked Congress to permanently tie Pell Grant awards to inflation. Show More Summary

Great Power Pivot: U.S. Shifts Focus to War With China and Russia

Dave Majumdar Security, "Today, we are faced by a resurgent, revanchist Russia and a rising China." President Barack Obama’s 2017 defense budget proposal refocuses the Pentagon on great power conflict—or in other words, Russia and China. Show More Summary

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Marco is double-tripling down on his “Obama is a traitor” bullshit and adding in more: One of the things I’m criticized for is saying the truth, and I’ll continue to say this: Barack Obama is undermining this country. He is hurting this country. He is doing serious damage to this country in a way that […]

Al Sharpton and Bernie Sanders Have Breakfast at Sylvia's in Harlem

In 2008 Rev. Al Sharpton had breakfast with then Sen. Barack Obama it was a historic meeting of the minds before the civil rights activist launched his full support behind Obama's push for president.

Senate committee backs nominee for OPM director after breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee is backing President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management. By voice vote, the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved the nomination of Beth Cobert to head the agency.

I’m Voting for Hillary Because of My Daughter

3 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Back in the 2008 primary season, I supported Hillary Clinton. That choice wasn’t easy for me, especially as Barack Obama advanced and became ever more compelling as a candidate. I felt spoiled as the year progressed: two great, revolutionary candidates; I’d be happy with either.And yet, until she conceded defeat,... More »

Obama Announced He Was Running For President Nine Years Ago Today

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

President Barack Obama launched his presidential campaign nine years ago today at the Old State Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois. In his speech, Obama, considered an underdog to Hillary Clinton, framed his candidacy throughShow More Summary

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