As I noted at the start of the year, the Obama administration has been remarkably free of scandals–or at least real scandals as opposed to scandals manufactured by Republicans. Investigations of faux scandals ranging from Benghazi to Grubergate all failed to show any truth to right wing accusations and conspiracy theories. Now we find that [...]Show More Summary
While the 6.4 million federal ObamaCare enrollees clocked as of last week mark a significant increase from last December, about 70 percent of those customers are re-enrolling though the federal exchange — and more than 60 percent of those 4.5 million people were auto-enrolled in plans they had purchased last year. Show More Summary
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s plan to shield nearly five million people from deportation.
TIM CARNEY: Free-market populism opportunity: Resist over-regulation of child care. The Obama administration, according to Katharine Stevens in the Wall Street Journal, is paving the way for more regulation of child care. This seems like a great place for conservatives to fight for the interests of the poor and working class, against overbearing government. In […]
The real goal of the Obama administration is to bring Netanyahu down.
The Obama administration said new customers accounted for 30 percent of the total in what it sees as a promising start.
The New York Times has been investigating a controversial immigration case that could present another challenge for Hillary Clinton as she prepares for her presidential run. At the center of the controversy is a rather disreputable character named Estefanía Isaías. A wealthy, well-connected Ecuadorean television executive,, she was barred from coming to the United States […]
Just in time for Christmas, the Obama administration is dumping thousands of criminal illegal aliens from detention centers on the streets of America, including those who were facing deportation—and giving them work permits so they can compete with American citizens … Continue reading ?
(John Hinderaker) This morning on the Laura Ingraham show, I talked with Senator Marco Rubio about the Obama administration’s overture toward Castro’s Cuban dictatorship. It is a good interview, I think. Among other things, it focuses...Show More Summary
Alliance Defending Freedom, the Charlotte Lozier Institute, and the Family Research Council voiced concern to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Monday over proposed rules that continue to allow the cover-up of abortion surcharges in Obamacare. Show More Summary
Last month, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development, where I work, co-hosted the third annual Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons. Show More Summary
This story originally appeared on Grist and is published here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On Friday, the Obama administration quietly passed up an opportunity to make the coal industry clean up its act. The EPA issuedShow More Summary
North Korea's creaky internet crashed for nine hours on Monday, and is now mostly back up. This outage is probably no coincidence. Many observers assume that the Obama administration is behind it, retaliating to what the government called North Korean "cyber vandalism" aimed at Sony Pictures. Show More Summary
America is leading the global effort to end the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. And part of the Obama Administration's whole-of-government response has included
The New York Times has published a blistering editorial calling upon President Barack Obama to fulfill our obligations under domestic and international law and investigate and prosecute those responsible for the torture program under the administration of President George W. Bush. The American Civil Liberties Union is also calling for the appointment of a special […]
IRS Played Politics, Criticizing Conservatives For Playing Politics. And the Obama administration failed to cooperate with the investigation, claims a new report.
The administration said it had become aware of “discriminatory benefit designs” that discouraged people from enrolling because of age or medical condition.
In recent weeks many labor, environmental, and consumer groups have stepped up their criticisms of the Obama administration's plans for pushing fast-track trade negotiating authority. The purpose of fast-track is to allow the administration...Show More Summary
The Obama administration’s new point person on White House-Senate relations previously worked as a lobbyist to promote the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics. Marty Paone, formerly a lobbyist with Prime Policy Group, was hired...
Sen. Jerry Moran (R., Kan.) on Monday said he backed the Obama administration’s push to normalize relations with Cuba, an endorsement that could signal more support from lawmakers hailing from farm states.