There seems little doubt that Western so-called democracies are gravitating toward increasingly autocratic politics. Executive power is being exercised by secret policy formulation, to be imposed on the electorate, or on other countries, with no regard for democratic oversight.
Gov. Cuomo made it clear Wednesday why he has recently bypassed the Legislature on different issues.
Via Think Progress: Alaska will become the 30th state to accept Obamacare’s optional Medicaid expansion, after Gov. Bill Walker (I) announced on Thursday that he will use his executive power to bypass the GOP-controlled legislature and implement the policy on his own. Show More Summary
Cuban President Raul Castro asked his US counterpart Barack Obama Wednesday to use his executive powers to “dismantle” the economic embargo placed on his island nation. Castro called the embargo, in place since 1962, the main stumbling block towards “normalization” between...
President Barack Obama signed into existence three new national monuments on Friday, using his executive powers to preserve more than 1 million acres of land across Nevada, California, and Texas. The three new monuments — Berryessa Snow...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to seize on a moment of opportunity, President Barack Obama is pushing for bipartisan action to change the criminal justice system in ways that go far beyond the limited executive powers he's used to reduce harsh...Show More Summary
Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s (R) chief legal counsel “has told the Legislature’s watchdog agency that it doesn’t have the constitutional authority to investigate whether the governor exceeded his executive power when he threatened to withhold state funding from a private [...]
Tapes revealed by Radio Sputnik's BradCast reveal that US presidential nomination candidate Chris Christie has a preference for executive powers when dealing with budget issues.
(Reuters) - For two years, President Barack Obama has used his executive power to impose new rules to cut carbon emissions, targeting cars and power plants, buoying environmentalists and infuriating industry.
The cast of the Starz series Power explain why 50 Cent should be considered as one of the top show producers in the business.
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HILLARY’S VIEW OF EXECUTIVE POWER: William Jacobson has an oped in the Washington Examiner, asserting that an executive branch headed by Hillary Clinton would witness even more egregious, unconstitutional power grabs than the ObamaShow More Summary
I am at Stanford to speak at a conference at the law school this week. I had the opportunity to walk around this truly magnificent campus today, a renewed pleasure that I would recommend to anyone. I am speaking on Saturday as part of the law school’s conference “The Constitution and the Administrative State: Past, […]
A union-backed group is pressing President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to ensure the government gives preference to federal contractors paying more than minimum wage.
Beneath ominous music, the voice of the narrator strikes a strident chord, feverishly warning viewers: “Attention! President Obama is exercising another executive power grab! And this time, he is going directly after your Second Amendment...Show More Summary
As the right explodes about President Obama using executive action to further his agenda, they should get a load of how Jeb Bush conducted himself as governor. …Bush ended Florida’s affirmative action programs in 1999 with a flourish, issuing an executive order that he said would “transcend the tired debate” about racial preferences. Some lawmakers [...]
Arizona is leading the charge in smacking down Obama and his ludicrous agenda. Conservative Tribune has details: Barack Obama is not afraid to wield executive power to accomplish his agenda.
Daniel J. Ikenson Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or Fast-Track Negotiating Authority) is not an executive power grab. It is a compact between the legislative and executive branches, which each have distinct authorities under the Constitution when it comes to conducting trade policy. Show More Summary
Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday ratcheted up his battle with government employee unions, using his executive power to stop collecting "fair share" fees from workers who opted not to join the union.