Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
the 44-year-old junior senator from Florida - New Yorker If the Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders, the Party ... level in decades, voters who were anxious about jobs and opportunity 11/25/2015 - 11:22 am | View Link
FactCheck: Claims about the Syrian refugees - Philly.com Psst … there’s already a religious test for Syrian refugees - Milford Daily News 11/23/2015 - 3:52 pm | View Link
Democrats — and Trump — oppose Pfizer merger - MSNBC Clinton: Pfizer-Allergan Deal Leaves Taxpayers 'Holding the Bag' - NewsMax.com 11/23/2015 - 4:51 am | View Link
The Opportunist - New Yorker Taking Note: Marco Rubio’s Empty Rhetoric on Terrorism - New York Times 11/22/2015 - 12:30 pm | View Link
Fear throws its hat into the ring for 2016 race - Reuters ... eclipsing the economy and jobs. ... Democrats face is one that didn’t come up in 2004: refugees. Obama ... to be sorry.” Americans ... 11/22/2015 - 10:32 am | View Link
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Obama Offers Helping Hand, Companies Give Cash To Support Democrats Backing Trade Pact Early this summer, Obama persuaded Congress to grant him fast-track trade negotiating authority, over the objections of labor and green groups that argue previous pacts like the North American Free Trade Agreement cost jobs and damage the environment. 11/19/2015 - 7:26 pm | View Link
NM Democrats oppose Obama trade deal WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s last-minute trip to Capitol Hill on ... role in a process that will have a significant impact on workers, jobs, and the economy, and I oppose this path forward that excludes Congress from playing such a role.” 06/12/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Obama Scolds Democrats on Trade Pact Stance If they oppose the deal, he said ... the company predicted that the trade pact would create up to 40,000 indirect jobs with suppliers and service companies over 10 years. Mr. Obama acknowledged that Nafta and other trade deals “didn’t always live ... 05/7/2015 - 11:03 pm | View Link
Progressive Democrats Oppose Obama's Pacific Trade Deal At the forefront of the ideological battle are two key names: President Barack Obama and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts ... “could help multinational corporations ship American jobs overseas or allow for watering down of environmental or ... 04/23/2015 - 1:32 am | View Link
Democrats Tell Me Privately That They Would Love to Oppose Obama, But They're Afraid to Speak Out You know, privately there are a lot of Democrats that tell me that they are just distressed over what Obama has done to the health care industry and to jobs. They are afraid ... who don't like it but they're afraid to say anything. 08/26/2013 - 10:53 am | View Link
Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News. 11/24/2015 - 6:36 pm | View Website
Why So Many Democrats Rejected Obama’s Lobbying on the ... President Obama takes it personally when Americans disagree with his free-trade fundamentalism. He keeps griping about the Democrats who usually support his agenda ... 11/23/2015 - 8:54 pm | View Website
News Archive | TheHill A handful of House Democrats are racing to defend their support for legislation imposing new conditions on the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the face of blowback ... 11/21/2015 - 10:05 am | View Website
Democrats buck Obama on water rule | TheHill Dozens of Democrats are joining the GOP to fight the new EPA rule. 11/15/2015 - 6:47 pm | View Website
Hillary Clinton Urges Obama to Listen to Democrats on ... Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday said President Obama should work with congressional Democrats and make changes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal ... 06/14/2015 - 4:09 pm | View Website
On Monday, roughly 40,000 heads of state, diplomats, scientists, activists, policy experts, and journalists will descend on an airport in the northern Paris suburbs for the biggest summit meeting on climate change since at least 2009, or maybe ever. The summit is organized by the United Nations and is primarily aimed at producing a legal document that would constitute the world's new blueprint for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the impacts of global warming that are already underway.
On Sunday, the National Security Agency will have to shut down one of its controversial mass surveillance programs: the unlimited collection of the phone records of millions of Americans, known as bulk metadata collection.
That program allowed the NSA to collect information about citizens' phone calls, including whom they were calling, when and where they made calls, and how long those calls lasted.
Christmas isn't just a time to fantasize about going Zero Dark Thirty on a bunch of elves—it's also a chance to show your friends and family how much you care about them by spoiling them with gifts. The problem is that you're bad at it. You either get them something they'll forget about and leave in a closet somewhere for years, only to rediscover it later in life when they're finally moving out of that run-down apartment and getting a place in the burbs.