Obama: GOP Plan to Tax the Rich Shows Unwillingness to Compromise Boehner's plan demonstrates that Republicans are unwilling to compromise, Obama continued ... and billionaires pay their fair share," Obama urged Republicans to "not tangle themselves up in a whole bunch of ideological positions that don't make much ... 12/18/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Obama Holds Press Conference to Brag About Boehner's Confession He's got Boehner's confession. That's what this is about ... The country deserves folks to be willing to compromise on behalf of the greater good and not tangle themselves up, uh, in a whole bunch of ideological positions that don't make much sense. 12/18/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Obama and Boehner holding firm on tax increases, but some in Congress call for compromise WASHINGTON—While President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner negotiate a deal to avoid a series of automatic tax increases and spending cuts set to begin next year, both camps continue to publicly tangle over whether to increase taxes on the ... 12/6/2012 - 10:42 pm | View Link
Obama and Boehner tangle over debt President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner split over the contentious issue of lifting the nation’s debt limit during a private White House meeting Wednesday that illustrates the rough road ahead in dealing with the nation’s festering fiscal ... 05/16/2012 - 10:24 am | View Link
Obama Calls Out McConnell and Boehner on Jobs Bill "Mr. Boehner, Mr. McConnell, help us rebuild this bridge," Obama ... That election is 14 months away, and there will be plenty of time to "tangle," Obama said, adding that many Americans want to see jobs created now. But McConnell aide Robert Steuer ... 09/23/2011 - 3:31 am | View Link
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A greenwashing web-page from Virginia’s coal-heavy, pro-pollution utility. Virginia energy company Dominion Resources claims it works to “protect and enhance” the environment. But even setting aside its heavy reliance on coal generation, Dominion continues to be a member of the pro-pollution corporate bill mill and slush fund known as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.
Ahead of a high-stakes NATO summit that begins Thursday, Obama will also make a symbolic show of solidarity with Eastern Europe when he visits Estonia for meetings with Baltic leaders.
Informal workers are growing part of Californias economy a shift keenly felt in the construction industry, where 1 in 6 workers is either off the books or misreported, new research has found. Construction businesses in the state employ roughly 895,000 workers, according to a report by downtown Los Angeles research group Economic Roundtable that was released Sunday.
If we're genuinely committed to improving the circumstances of women, we need to get the facts straight Much of what we hear about the plight of American women is false. Some faux facts have been repeated so often they are almost beyond the reach of critical analysis. Though they are baseless, these canards have become the foundation of Congressional debates, the inspiration for new legislation and the focus of college programs.
As a feisty state senator with pink sneakers and a fist in the air, Wendy Davis captured both the love and the ire of America last year when she pulled an 11-hour filibuster of anti-abortion measures in the Texas Capitol. But after using that star power to win her party's nomination for governor, Davis is still struggling to take a lead over Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott, and some say party confidence in her race is waning.