Leading religious leaders from across the nation have sent a letter to President Obama welcoming the decision by the Obama Administration to expand Title IX discrimination protections to support transgender students. Hundreds of people of faith have joined in support.
After next to nothing in the first seven years of the Obama administration, the major broadcast networks finally decided to profile Obama family friend and senior adviser Valerie Jarrett as CBS’s 60 Minutes featured a tough interview conducted by CBS This Morning co-host Norah O’Donnell.
This gives me a sad: The Obama administration announced Monday that the United States would fully lift a longstanding U.S. embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam, a decision that reflects growing concerns about China’s military clout and illustrates the warming bilateral ties between the former enemy nations. President Obama unveiled the new arrangement at […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two weeks before Puerto Rico's primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says a deal between House leaders and the Obama administration to help the island out of debt has colonialist overtones. In a...Show More Summary
A lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced legislation to counter the Obama administration's public school transgender bathroom edict that would prohibit the federal government from being able to reduce school district's funding over bathroom policies.
Here we go again. The Republican-controlled Congress—with the help of some Democrats—is trying to derail a new regulation from the Obama administration. This regulation aims to reduce the costs to Medicare of pharmaceuticals used inShow More Summary
There’s plenty for a democratic socialist to hate about the new deal for resolving Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. The agreement reached by the Obama administration and Speaker Paul Ryan last week will slash the island’s minimum wage and subjugate the territory’s local governments to an Oversight Board — one that ... More »
By Alaric DeArment From the Obama administration’s “Moonshot” initiative to Sean Parker’s $250 million funding pledge, cancer immunotherapy has become one of the hottest fields in medical research. In particular, it has generated tremendous excitement among physicians, patients, investors and journalists. So how can news media and the general public prevent hope [...]
A network of left-leaning public-interest groups has come out in opposition to the Obama administration's new overtime rule, prompting charges of hypocrisy from progressives who back the rule. U.S. PIRG, a coalition of state nonprofits...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Last week, 16 Republican Senators blocked Senator Mike Lee’s amendment to defund AFFH, the Obama administration regulation through which the left seeks to force high-density housing on unwilling cities and towns and to let federal bureaucrats decide the racial, ethnic, and income balance of local communities. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is breaking with the Obama administration and House lawmakers over a plan to restructure Puerto Rico's $70 billion in debt. Continue reading ? The post Sanders says Puerto Rican rescue plan would make ‘a terrible situation even worse’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
"The bill appears to be one of the first state-level legislative actions to challenge the Obama administration’s directives, issued last week, that said students must be allowed to use the facilities that match the gender they identify as, even if that is different from their anatomical sex."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is breaking with the Obama administration and House lawmakers over a plan to restructure Puerto Rico's $70 billion in debt, saying the legislation would make "a terrible...Show More Summary
HANOI, Vietnam -- The Obama administration announced Monday that the United States would fully lift a longstanding U.S. arms sales embargo to Vietnam, a decision that reflects growing concerns about China’s military clout and illustrates the warming bilateral ties between the former enemies. The White House unveiled the new arrangement on President Obama’s first visit […]
Hot on the heels of Trumpian-size tariffs imposed by The Obama administration on a desperately glutted and mal-invested steel industry, the entire panic-buying "well the market is always right", "China is recovering" narrative based rally in Chinese commodities has crashed back down to earth with an incredible thud. Show More Summary
Patients’ advocates have joined doctors and drug companies in warning that the Obama administration plan could jeopardize access to medications.
(May 22, 2016 02:00 PM, by David Henderson) The other story was about a policy change achieved through executive action: The Obama administration issued new guidelines on overtime pay, which will benefit an estimated 12.5 million workers. What both stories tell us is that the Obama administration has... (1 COMMENTS)
Why didn't any high-level bankers go to jail over fraudulent business practices during the lead-up to and aftermath of the Great Recession? That's the question on the lips of...
The effects of the Obama administration’s expansion of overtime eligibility will be felt far and wide. The Economic Policy Institute breaks it down. Increasing the threshold—from $23,660 to $47,476—under which salaried workers are automatically...Show More Summary
As the issue of bathroom access grew, the Obama administration was heavily lobbied by rights groups, and resistance escalated in state legislatures and school districts.