The Obama administration risked exposing its surveillance out of concern over a perceived security breach, leading to an official’s demotion and to widespread German anger.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning New Hampshire voters that if the country elects a Republican president, the next administration will repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The Democratic presidential front-runner says she will offer continuity on the policies under Obama that have worked for the vast majority of Americans. [...]Show More Summary
Within weeks of the Obama administration's announcement last December that it would resume diplomatic relations with Cuba, the Internet nearly sank under the weight of new pages urging everybody to "see it now before it changes." Because,...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama’s administration was unexpectedly on the winning side in nearly all the close, politically significant Supreme Court cases decided in the term that ended this week, including blockbuster rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage. The run of victories ran counter to the...
TOP STORY Ironic twist for iconic firearm: Obama sanctions spur ‘Made in USA’ AK-47s The Obama Administration’s economic sanctions designed to punish Russia for sponsoring upheaval in Ukraine and elsewhere in Eastern Europe has produced...Show More Summary
After the dramatic events of last week, particularly the survival of the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies, it’s plain that the Obama administration is extremely conscious of the fact that its time is limited. With 16 months before President Obama’s successor is selected, there will only be so many major new initiatives to launch; instead, much […]
To many experts, including a growing number of former Obama administration national security advisers, that proposition is less convincing by the day. With al-Qaida and the Islamic State group enjoying safe havens across parts of Yemen,...Show More Summary
Flush with the recent historic Affordable Care Act (ACA) victory at the nation’s highest court and rightly proud of the overall success of the program, the Obama administration is taking its message directly to the festive, red-white-and-blue-covered hot dogs and potato salad tables this Fourth of July. Warning Americans that misinformation about the ACA is [...]Show More Summary
A push for mergers among large insurers has gained momentum since the Supreme Court upheld a key part of the Obama administration’s health care law.
Reach back to this time last year, when House Republicans voted unanimously to move ahead with John Boehner's lawsuit against the administration for "overreach." Originally it was supposed to attack the Administration for Obama's immigration...Show More Summary
The Obama Administration is proposing to raise the income threshold under which employers are required to pay overtime from $23600 to $50400 and predictably the economic right has started to squeal. And in so doing have tried to advance two cases: one this change will cost jobs, and two nobody will actually get a raise. […]
That the United States is finally ready to reopen its embassy in Cuba comes as little surprise; U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration had hoped to plant its diplomatic flag in Havana back in April, more than a half-century since the two nations severed relations. Show More Summary
If it's a family holiday, it must be time for progressive Stepford Relatives to get their dose of Obama Talking Points to inflict on family members again. The Obama administration wants you to bring a side of healthcare politics to....
By Luther Strange, Alabama Attorney General The latest example of Obama Administration overreach is here. A new regulation issued by the Environmental Protection Agency would greatly expand federal authority over Alabama waters. The administration is selling the rule as protecting drinking water, but – make no mistake — this is about power and control. Just…
The Obama administration has said it will not allow the proposed construction of and NFL stadium in Washington, D.C. unless the Washington Redskins change their name.
On Wednesday, President Obama hailed his administration's historic opening to Cuba as "another demonstration that we do not have to be imprisoned by the past." Formal ties have been reestablished after more than a half-century-long deep freeze. But many of his critics were not impressed. A slew of Republican presidential candidates panned the move as […]
You can tell a lot about powerful people by who comes to visit them. For example, in the early years of the Obama Administration, his #1 visitor was pro-communist SEIU
The hosts of Outnumbered argued on Wednesday that the Obama administration had been wrong to propose extending overtime protections to five million workers. Currently, workers who make less than $23,660 are eligible for overtime pay. New rules proposed this week would extend those protections to...
Two days ago, report Edward-Isaac Dovere and Sarah Wheaton, President Obama organized a conference call for former advisers. The president informed them that securing the administration’s legacy requires electing a successor (i.e., Hillary Clinton) who will cement rather than roll back his accomplishments. “Much in the same way that the... More »
The Obama administration's winning streak in birth control cases continues. The post Birth Control Scores Important Symbolic Win In Federal Appeals Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.