There are not many issues that congressional Republicans and President Obama see eye to eye on. But when it comes to changing how the tax code treats foreign profits of U.S. corporations, there seems to be room for agreement. For Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory mired in a years-long economic slump, the prospect of corporate […]
President Obama said Friday that the work begun by civil rights activists in Selma, Alabama fifty years ago is still not complete, as he prepares to visit the town this weekend on the anniversary of the historic march. “This is an unfinished project,” the President said in an interview on the Tom Joyner Morning Show…
Marine One took off on Friday with President Obama onboard, heading to Andrews Air Force Base for a scheduled flight to South Carolina.
Rumor: President Obama plans to issue an executive order changing the name of Thanksgiving to 'Celebrate Immigrants Day.'
The legal campaign to destroy President Obama’s health care law may be nearing its conclusion, but as the Supreme Court deliberates over the law’s fate, the search for a replacement by Republican lawmakers is finally gaining momentu...
President Obama said Friday that he thought the pattern of racial discrimination described in a report by the Justice Department about the Ferguson police department is not an isolated example.
President Obama Says Racist Law Enforcement Exists All Over America Truth hurts… Via DailyMail President Obama has said the type of racial discrimination in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department is not isolated. Obama said he doesn’t think the bias found
“President Obama’s new initiative to fund genetic sequencing could be a powerful tool for good in improving U.S. health care—but only if the medical establishment welcomes it.” That’s the view of Duke Chancellor Emeritus, Ralph Snyderman, MD in a recent article in The American Interest. Show More Summary
In his first comments since the Justice Department released a report earlier this week detailing racial bias in the Ferguson, Mo. police department, President Obama called Friday for "collective action and mobilization" to resolve tensions between minority communities and law enforcement. Show More Summary
Fox's Charles Krauthammer continues to try to lay all of the problems in the Middle East at President Obama's feet as opposed to his predecessor who blew up the joint in the first place. Here he is on this Thursday's Special Report with...Show More Summary
In his address to a joint meeting of Congress this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, “My speech is not intended to show any disrespect to President Obama or the esteemed office that he holds.” Forgive me for believing the latter and not the former. If the circumstances of how Netanyahu came to be […]
The Senate put one more nail in the Keystone XL Pipeline’s coffin yesterday when it failed to override President Obama’s presidential veto of the project. With a two-thirds majority needed for the override to succeed, the Senate only managed to get 62
Are you signed up for Read In? Do it now, and get all the political news you need delivered right to your inbox! A1: Today's top stories. -- President Obama and George W. Bush on Saturday will mark the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," when police attacked protestors on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, […]
"We need a strong and effective government agency to give oversight and improve inspections." The post President Obama Is Proposing A New Way To Deal With Food Safety. But Will It Work? appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The arc of the political universe is also long. And President Obama’s Saturday visit to Selma will highlight the ways it has bent since Bloody Sunday helped inspire passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
President Obama will mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march in Selma, Ala., on Saturday, but he will be focused less on the past than on the future, particularly the agenda he hopes to carry out beyond his time in offic...
John D. Podesta, the recently departed counselor to President Obama who is expected to play a senior role on the campaign, is expecting to split his time between Washington and New York City.
While the media continue to spin the King v. Burwell case as an existential threat to President Obama’s signature health care legislation, we at Accuracy in Media continue to expose how flawed those supposed “reforms” have been.
One of the many reasons constitutional conservatives consider President Obama a threat to the Constitution is his disdain for the separation of powers, illustrated most recently in his plan to
An employee’s 401(k) used to be the end-all and be-all of retirement plans. However, the recent economic climate and the recent downturn we have experienced have shown cracks in the 401(k). It’s become so bad that President Obama himself has decided to step in. Show More Summary