The My Data initiatives are part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to empower Americans with secure access to their own personal data, and to increase citizens’ access to private-sector data-based applications and services. WithShow More Summary
Donald Trump’s transition team has asked the Energy Department for a list of names of all agency employees and contractors who worked on the Obama administration’s climate change policy. A 74-point questionnaire, first reported on by Bloomberg and obtained by Politico, is being circulated by the DOE. Read more...
President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of labor, fast-food executive Andrew Puzder, is a critic of the Obama Administration's regulation in this area (and he's a former litigator, interestingly enough). [Washington Post] Show More Summary
The Obama administration took a massive step in the fight against seafood fraud and illegal fishing on Thursday, introducing a rule that will help Americans know the fish they’re eating is truly what they paid for. The National Oceanic...Show More Summary
The failure of the Obama administration's efforts to deliver a breakthrough on Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking invites a paradigmatic rethink. Both Senator George Mitchell and Secretary of State John Kerry have failed to mediate even a framework agreement between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly to run the Department of Homeland Security, turning to a blunt-spoken border security hawk who clashed with the Obama administration over women in combat and plans to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, according to people familiar with the decision. Kelly, who retired in […]
The Obama administration has asked Israel to take and prosecute a Kenyan captive held at Guantánamo since 2007, the Miami Herald has learned. U.S. intelligence authorities have linked Mohammed Abdul … Click to Continue »
For the past eight years, the United States has suffered from the "lead from behind" strategy of the Obama Administration. This post ISRA Thursday Update Bulletin for December 8, 2016 appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports N...
WELL, YES: Comprehensive Terrorism Strategy Needed. Bruce Hoffman, Director for Security Studies at Georgetown University: Clearly during the eight years of the Obama Administration there was an effort to shift from the deployment of U.S. Show More Summary
This would be a case of “fake news”, per the media’s definition, which involves scaremongering and hysteria It’s up to Congress to protect ‘dreamers’ from deportation WHEN THE Obama administration
Considering that during the Obama administration, the only job category that has performed remarkably well has been fast food workers, waiters and bartenders, a category which has added 571,000 jobs since 2014 as the US has lost 34,000 manufacturing workers in the same period... ... Show More Summary
During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to upend the strides made by the Obama administration. But both current and former leaders of the EPA say to keep an open mind.
Senate Republican leaders say they’ll move immediately to start repealing the Affordable Care Act, often known as Obamacare, next month. But they don’t yet have a clear plan to replace the 2010 law the Obama administration billed as “comprehensive health insurance reforms that put consumers back in charge of their health care.” President-elect Donald Trump […]
Vice President Joe Biden might have stirred the pot about his ambitions after the Obama administration packs up shop, saying that he might run in...
My New Republic essay on how environmentalism needed to get in touch with working-class concerns came out on the day that protestors forced the Obama administration to reroute the pipeline away from the Standing Rock reservation. That was a total coincidence. But the aftermath of this is a good window into a number of related […]
Adobe, MasterCard and AT&T are just a few of the 44 companies who recently pledged to close the gender pay gap. They all joined the Obama administration's Equal Pay Pledge, the White House announced Wednesday. Also joining were eBay,...Show More Summary
The incoming Trump administration's "number one goal" in the Western Hemisphere should be to solidify the gains the Obama administration has made, Rep. Eliot Engel, a Democratic congressman from New York, argued in an op-ed on Wednesday. Engel,...Show More Summary
Anxiety continues to roil through the pro-Israel world over a possible last-minute political move by the Obama administration that could permanently alter the Israeli-Palestinian geo-political landscape. Forty eight hours after the November...Show More Summary
Broadband and wireless providers haven't felt much love from the Obama administration these past eight year and are hopeful for change under President Donald Trump.
The Obama administration has imposed sanctions on two people and a charity in Yemen it accuses of supporting al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. The Treasury Department says Al-Hasan Ali Ali … Click to Continue »