Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’ A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott administration ordered Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the terms in documents or meetings because they asserted that the climate science behind global warming was not a “true fact.” More
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
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
With Eye on Middle Class, Rubio Floats Tax Plan - Yahoo! Finance Marco Rubio has a 'big money' problem - Yahoo! Finance 03/5/2015 - 8:46 am | View Link
Health Reform Arguments Spill Over On to Capitol Hill - Law Technology News Five takeaways from the Obamacare arguments - Washington Post 03/4/2015 - 1:07 pm | View Link
Sen. Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would ... - Los Angeles Times “King Obama!” shouted one person ... but polarize positions and hurt the ... in turn, blamed the GOP leadership for the strategy. Supporters ... 02/26/2015 - 12:42 pm | View Link
Sen. Cruz keeps up ultra-conservative drumbeat at CPAC gathering - Tri-City Herald Online ... denounced President Barack Obama's ... but polarize positions and hurt the ... turn, blamed the GOP leadership for the strategy. Supporters ... 02/26/2015 - 9:43 am | View Link
Ted Cruz seeks role of 'disruptive app'; some colleagues would hit ... - Los Angeles Times “King Obama!” shouted one person ... but polarize positions and hurt the ... in turn, blamed the GOP leadership for the strategy. Supporters ... 02/26/2015 - 4:10 am | View Link
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the Rubio-Lee Tax Reform Proposal The senators' plan is a first stab at translating the reform conservative vision (which I wrote about here) into a governing agenda for the GOP. Hence, it is hardly surprising that avowed reformocons jumped quickly to praise it. Ramesh Ponnuru declared it ... 03/20/2015 - 3:47 am | View Link
Republicans crow over Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory Congressional Republicans are confident Benjamin Netanyahu’s return as Israeli prime minister will help them ratchet up pressure on President Barack Obama ... to heap praise on the Israeli leader. After all, if he lost, it’s likely the GOP would ... 03/19/2015 - 4:05 am | View Link
Christie rips Obama’s ‘dangerous’ foreign policy, defends post-Sandy praise Chris Christie, in an extensive interview with Fox News, defended his public praise of President Obama ... rejected the notion that this in any way hurt Mitt Romney in the race, citing statements from the GOP nominee himself. “I’ve seen him publicly ... 03/31/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Link
President Obama's big immigration reform speech: Did it help or hurt? President Obama on Tuesday delivered a forceful speech ... Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), the GOP's point man on the Senate plan, earlier in the day won heaps of praise for his efforts from none other than Rush Limbaugh, an indication of how effectively Rubio ... 01/28/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Obama Praise Taints GOP's Romney, Huntsman Actually, Obama and company offer the plaudits precisely because of that threat. What the praise is really meant to do is taint the potent challengers with a liberal patina that will hurt them with the conservative base as they seek the Republican nomination. 03/8/2011 - 8:27 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. 03/26/2015 - 3:56 pm | View Website
POLITICO Playbook By Mike Allen (@mikeallen; firstname.lastname@example.org), with Daniel Lippman (@dlippman; email@example.com) Good Tuesday morning. A little bird tells Playbook that ... 03/25/2015 - 10:46 pm | View Website
Barack Obama News about Barack Obama. Commentary and archival information about Barack Obama from The New York Times. 03/25/2015 - 8:15 pm | View Website
Obama Dares Republicans Not to Cut Taxes : Political Wire President Obama “will use his State of the Union address Tuesday night to stake out a populist vision of tax reform and new middle-class benefits — and ... 03/23/2015 - 10:38 am | View Website
NYT's Front Page Praises Campaign Charisma of Michelle ... Michelle Obama is sitting out the tight Senate races in 2014, and the New York Times seems a bit worried. Saturday's front page story by Jackie Calmes was ... 03/23/2015 - 8:15 am | View Website
Broadway star Audra McDonald is not a fan of Indiana Governor Mike Pence and his anti-gay legislation, and she let him know it.
Pence signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law Thursday. The bill allows companies to cite religious freedom in lawsuits if sued by a private party.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, March 26 (UPI) -- Michelle Obama's tour of Asia to promote girls' education was marked by blunt criticism from Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who said the first lady was "playing around" and using hopeful rhetoric about making improvements but not guaranteeing aid. The Phnom Penh Post reported that Hun Sen told U.
Full Title: Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett credits CEO Roger Ailes with saving his life after his alcohol-fueled airport arrest last year Jarrett's addiction emerged last year after he slurred during a live broadcast in April then took time off 'for personal reasons' But weeks later, just hours after leaving rehab, he was arrested for drunkenly scrapping with a police officer in a Minnesota airport But Fox CEO and President Roger Ailes promised him his old job and continued to pay him, while setting up another rehab stint for him He continues to check in with Ailes and his family
Last week, I applauded the Chairmen of the House and Senate Budget Committees for proposing budgets that complied with my Golden Rule, which means the burden of government would grow slower than the private sector. But my praise was limited because neither budget is ideal from the perspective of libertarians and small-government conservatives.