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
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
Obama win could cost Romney $5M in personal taxes For Obama, not so loaded as Romney but still well-off, losing re-election could provide a tax windfall. He'd save as much as $90,000 a year if Romney's plan were enacted rather than his own tax-the-rich vision. Two nonprofit research groups, the liberal ... 06/4/2012 - 3:13 am | View Link
Obama win could cost Romney $5M in personal taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — To see where the presidential candidates stand on taxing the rich, just look at how they'd tax themselves. Under his own proposal, Mitt Romney would pay half what he would under President Barack Obama's tax plan. For a man of Romney's ... 06/3/2012 - 10:24 pm | View Link
Obama win could cost Romney $5M in personal taxes WASHINGTON—To see where the presidential candidates stand on taxing the rich, just look at how they'd tax themselves. Under his own proposal, Mitt Romney would pay half what he would under President Barack Obama's tax plan. For a man of Romney's means ... 06/3/2012 - 8:33 pm | View Link
Obama win could cost Romney $5M in personal taxes WASHINGTON (AP) -- To see where the presidential candidates stand on taxing the rich, just look at how they'd tax themselves. Under his own proposal, Mitt Romney would pay half what he would under President Barack Obama's tax plan. For a man of Romney's ... 06/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Barack Obama Make a difference Change comes about because people are activated, people are involved. When those voices are heard, you can't stop it. 07/24/2014 - 9:20 am | View Website
Politics | Washington Examiner Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash | 07/22/14 08:26 PM. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal ... 07/24/2014 - 2:53 am | View Website
Politics, Political News Obama signs order protecting LGBT federal employees: Ella Vincent - 17 hours ago: President signs executive order making bias against LGBT employees of federal ... 07/23/2014 - 11:47 pm | View Website
United States presidential election, 2008 The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. Democratic Party nominee ... 07/23/2014 - 10:00 pm | View Website
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama ... 07/23/2014 - 8:27 pm | View Website
Another "brilliant" pile of crap from Rep. Paul Ryan's big fat genius brain! Discuss the obvious flaws in the comments:
On Thursday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his much-anticipated proposal for reforming the way the federal government tries to alleviate poverty. The core part of his proposal, the Opportunity Grant, would give participating states a lump sum of money rather than funding virtually all the current anti-poverty programs.
House Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit that accuses President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law.
Disputing Democratic assertions, House Speaker John Boehner has vociferously disputed charges that the legal move is politically motivated, or that it is designed to tamp down sentiment among tea party supporters for impeachment proceedings against Obama.
A Florida judge says he's "extremely skeptical" about changing the state's congressional districts before the 2014 elections.
Circuit Judge Terry Lewis held a three-hour hearing Thursday to consider what to do after he ruled that current districts are illegal because they were drawn to benefit the Republican Party.
Former U. S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman has been appointed a professor at Yeshiva University for the coming school year.
Lieberman received an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva in 1989 for his leadership in Jewish and civic affairs.
Today EJ Dionne wrote an article long on whining and short on logic about the conflicting decisions regarding Obamacare: By effectively gutting the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, two members of a three-judge panel on the D. C. Circuit Court of Appeals showed how far right-leaning jurists have strayed from such impartiality.