In a Washington Post op-ed, Sen. Elizabeth Warren explains one of the reasons working people should be really, really nervous about the Trans-Pacific Partnership the Obama administration is pushing: [Investor-State Dispute Settlement] would allow foreign companies to challenge U.S. Show More Summary
May Leonard Nimoy rest in peace. International Politics Overall - A former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cold War believed the Obama administration made a mistake against Russia in regards to Ukraine. He believes the country should seek a compromise. - It is worth examining how the U.S. pays for accidental deaths it causes in Afghanistan Middle [...]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) “is gearing up for another big fight with the Obama administration, this time over trade,” Politico reports. “The Massachusetts senator is stepping up her criticism of the administration’s proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, a centerpiece of the president’s [...] The post Warren Seeks to Block Trade Deals appeared first on Political Wire.
I know what you’re thinking: We all heard about FCC’s controversial, party-line vote to regulate the Internet under 1930s-era phone regulations, as Verizon has so successfully mocked to the annoyance of the far left. The “Title II Reclassification” deem-and-pass maneuver has done many things, but it didn’t outright socialize the Internet yet. Show More Summary
The Obama administration values a future relationship with Iran more than it values the historic relationship it has with Israel. Unless there’s a reversal in the reported deal with the
The negotiating endgame with Iran is upon us. What terms are acceptable?
The Obama administration released a draft of new data privacy legislation on Friday, renewing a debate over how to regulate companies that collect consumer data from sensors, apps and web clicks.
Here we go again. Another deadline, another looming shutdown, and another government contingency plan put into action until House Republicans can muster the will to keep basic government functions running. The Obama administration is...Show More Summary
The Obama Administration previously filed its Motion to Dismiss in the challenge by the United States House of Representatives v. Burwell. As many of you know, I am lead counsel in the action. The Obama Administration is seeking to block the court from hearing the merits of our Complaint and below is our filing today […]
Jay Carney moves to Amazon, where he’ll be senior vice president for worldwide corporate affairs. The former White House press secretary is only the latest former Obama administration official to jump to Silicon Valley, where, presumably, they all got huge pay raises. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- A Democratic congressman sent a letter Tuesday that reveals how the Obama administration denied his requests to view closely held U.S. trade deals. Rep. Lloyd Doggett's (D-Texas) letter, sent to U.S. Trade Representative...Show More Summary
Former Clinton Treasury Secretary and Economic Advisor to the Obama Administration Larry Summers has had a change of heart. After decades of promoting deregulation of the financial system that expanded the power of Wall Street, Summers now sees the dangers of rentier capitalism. At a discussion on technology and the workforce hosted by the Hamilton [...]
(John Hinderaker) The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has unveiled a new “Framework For Determining Whether Certain Projectiles Are ‘Primarily Intended For Sporting Purposes.’” Under that rather bland rubric, ATF says that it...Show More Summary
This is Hillary Clinton, who would love to be your next president, talking about the power grab over the internet by the FCC and Obama administration. She’s fine with it: “For the FCC to do what they want to do, to try to create net neutrality as the norm, they have to have a hook […]
Continuing with the rain of criticism toward the Obama administration's foreign policy pouring out of this week's Conservative Political Action Conference, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry wasted no time in his Friday morning speech jumping on the president for ignoring the "Apocalyptic" threat to America posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
A new Congressional bill with 110 co-sponsors would stop the Obama administration’s HHS mandate, which requires religious businesses, colleges and organizations to pay for abortion-causing drugs in their employee health insurance plans. Show More Summary
Believe it or not, this is only one of three jaw-dropping and lawless moves by the Obama Administration this week. Oh, we'll get to the others in a bit. While the media dry-humping itself over Walker gotchas and inane llama...
Seven out of the 11 times the Espionage Act was put into use was under this administration
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) disavowed himself again on Friday from an immigration overhaul plan he once cosponsored, arguing that it didn't work amid lax enforcement by the Obama administration. Rubio, who cosponsored a bipartisan immigration reform bill in 2013, said he's still eager to deal with the fate of roughly 12 million undocumented immigrants in […]
The IRS Conservative Targeting Scandal included: Hundreds of conservative groups were targeted At least 5 pro-Israel groups Constitutional groups Groups that criticized Obama administration At least two pro-life groups An 83 year-old Nazi concentration camp survivor A 180 year-old Baptist … Continue reading ?