President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to veto a package of tax breaks that Republicans send his way if they don’t alter the parts that provide “permanent tax breaks for businesses,” the New York Times reports.
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday, Nov. 25: ——— Recent events have not cast a flattering light on President Barack Obama’s approach to military and security matters. The rise of the Islamic State has forced him to reverse his withdrawal from Iraq. Vladimir Putin has seized Crimea from neighboring Ukraine and [...]Show More Summary
NATIONAL JOURNAL ON THAT FERGUSON SPLIT-SCREEN: ” It will be an image that may endure beyond Barack Obama’s tenure: The president calling for calm on one side of the TV screen; the scene in Ferguson, Mo. escalating with sirens, smoke, flash grenades, and furious residents on the other.”
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Gobblegate Breaking via Rex Huppke at The Chicago Tribune: On Wednesday, our lawless president, Emperor Barack Hussein Caesar Obama the Dictator King, will goose-step into the Rose Garden, wipe his feet...Show More Summary
The split-screen television image, which showed President Barack Obama calling for peaceful demonstrations alongside live footage of protesters overturning a police vehicle offered a poetic juxtaposition of the yawning gap between substance and symbolism.
This Thanksgiving Republicans should give thanks for President Obama. This man has destroyed a Democrat coalition that looked unstoppable in 2008. Wonks and gurus from the New York Times and the Ivy League Schools kept assuring us that the “Emerging Democratic Majority” was unstoppable and their favorite trope that “Demographics is Destiny” guaranteed that the...
Last week, President Barack Obama took executive action to protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from immediate deportation, leading to a predictable tide of right-wing outrage. Critics denounced Obama as an emperor, an autocrat, a felon, and a potential instigator of ethnic cleansing. Show More Summary
Wow, this is a pretty harsh shot at Obama. Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. is suggesting that President Barack Obama encouraged rioting in Ferguson, Mo., in the wake
Comedian Dana Carvey understands why comedians initially tread carefully when joking about President Barack Obama, the nation's first black Commander in Chief. What the former Saturday Night Live standout can't fathom is why fellow comic Dennis Miller got taken to the pop culture woodshed for embracing conservatism. Show More Summary
Flickr/Alex E. Proimos I f you want to understand what makes Elizabeth Warren so special in American politics, consider her nervy leadership of the campaign to block President Barack Obama's foolish nomination of one Antonio WeissShow More Summary
Michèle Flournoy, the woman who many believed to be President Barack Obama's choice to replace Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense, has reportedly removed herself from consideration.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama pledged on Tuesday to veto a deal still under negotiation in Congress that would make several expiring business tax breaks permanent. The warning marks a major setback to House and Senate negotiators who were trying to reach a deal on so-called "tax extender" breaks worth some $440 billion over 10 years. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama told at least three amnesty hecklers to "sit down" and stop yelling at him because he just unilaterally changed the country's immigration laws. While Obama was speaking about immigration at a Polish...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said it is now his goal and "responsibility" to register as many illegal immigrants as he can for President Barack Obama's executive amnesty. He appeared on MSNBC before he joined Obama at a Polish...Show More Summary
While most Republicans have stayed quiet or found ways to blame President Barack Obama for the newfound unrest in Ferguson, Missouri following last night's grand jury decision, Sen. Mitch McConnell quietly praised the president's response on Tuesday.
Tuesday during a speech at Copernicus Community Center in Chicago, IL, President Barack Obama was interrupted by screams from immigration protesters claiming he was lying when he claimed to not be deporting families and chants of "Not one more. Stop deportations." Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
Tuesday at Copernicus Community Center in Chicago, IL, President Barack Obama addressed the riots and protests going on throughout the country in reaction to the grand jury announcement that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will...Show More Summary
Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."
By Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama's speech in Chicago, Illinois, Tuesday night was interrupted by hecklers who confronted him for failing to take sufficient action on behalf of undocumented immigrants. Obama was discussing the executive actions...Show More Summary