The Obama administration has acted to limit gas emissions from vehicles and power plants that are blamed for global warming. [...] much of the president's climate change agenda has faced strong political opposition from the Republican-controlled Congress, along with a number of legal challenges.
A FEDERAL appeals court ruled on Tuesday against the Obama administration’s executive order to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. This decision is most immediately a blow to migrants who must continue to live in the shadows. Show More Summary
The Obama administration urged the Senate to reach an accord on the N.S.A. collection of phone data before Sunday’s deadline halting the program.
With the departure of Wendy R. Sherman, all the top negotiators on Iran since 2013 will have left the administration, leaving questions about who will help carry out a deal if one is struck by June 30.
The US Energy Information Administration has conducted an analysis of the president's proposed Clean Power Plan, with renewables potentially accounting for 32% of generation by 2040.
The Washington Times: President Obama’s administration on Wednesday claimed dominion over all of America’s streams, creeks, rills, ditches, brooks, rivulets, burns, tributaries, criks, wetlands — perhaps even puddles — in a sweeping move to assert unilateral federal authority. Show More Summary
Between fracking and climate change, water deprivation is becoming a real concern. So the Obama Administration through the EPA has moved to protect water resources from being irreparably depleted or polluted by greedy corporations. Naturally, the Right is outraged. Show More Summary
Hillary Rodham Clinton, campaigning in South Carolina, alluded to her tough primary fight with Barack Obama in 2008 but stressed how hard she had worked for him afterward and in his administration.
Lawyers for the Obama administration said Wednesday that they were refocusing their legal strategy in an effort to restart the president's plan to grant temporary legal protection to millions of illegal immigrants.
Google faces longer odds in convincing the Supreme Court to intervene in a copyright battle with Oracle after the Obama administration urged the justices not to hear the case.
When President Barack Obama junked 60 years of U.S. foreign policy to seek a rapprochement with the Castro regime in Cuba, he was aware that he would be accused of ignoring human rights. After all, the Obama administration got next to...Show More Summary
The policy will be in abeyance while the administration lets the fight over the legality of President Obama’s executive actions play out first in lower courts.
A prominent Hispanic evangelical leader has stated that a recent three judge panel decision against the Obama Administration's immigration policy executive action is adding to the delay in helping immigrants caught in the system.
The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it will not seek an emergency stay from the Supreme Court to immediately lift an injunction on President Obama's deferred action program for undocumented immigrants. Instead, the Department of Justice will focus on an appeals court hearing in July aimed at overturning the injunction in hopes of scoring a […]
Despite a setback to President Barack Obama's immigration action in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, the U.S. Justice Department will not ask the Supreme Court to stay the injunction, a Department spokesman said. Twenty-six...Show More Summary
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he doesn't understand why his Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton hasn't taken a position on the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is negotiating with Pacific nations. A...Show More Summary
The Obama administration on Wednesday finalized new regulations that it says will protect streams, rivers and wetlands that provide drinking water to more than 117 million Americans.
A group of 136 House Democrats signed a letter Wednesday calling on the Obama administration to stop locking up immigrant mothers and children in detention. The letter, addressed to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, marks theShow More Summary
The White House is increasing pressure on the Senate to figure out how to save the Patriot Act before major provisions expire on Monday. That includes President Obama telling reporters that Congress needs to act to "keep the American...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is defending U.S. efforts to cooperate with Russia on Iran and other issues at the same time Obama administration is trying to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine. Biden says the U.S. and...Show More Summary