President Barack Obama's liberal backers have a long list of grievances. The Guantanamo Bay prison is still open. Health care hasn't been transformed. And Wall Street banks are still paying huge bonuses.
Facing a divided Congress and a dissatisfied nation, President Barack Obama will unveil a jobs-heavy agenda in his State of the Union address Wednesday, retooling his message more than his mission.
The Constitution directs the president to periodically brief Congress about the nation's needs. But not until Woodrow Wilson did a president deliver an address in person – and launch a tradition that is now in large part theater.
Under mounting pressure to rein in mammoth budget deficits, President Obama will propose in his State of the Union address a three-year freeze on federal funding that is not related to national security, a concession to public concern about governmen
My answer to this trillion dollar question is yes he can, but there are some deep changes that must talk place in order to win back the hearts of this nation. The very first thing he must do is fire all his advisors and say nyet to the globalization
Another in a continuing series: voters who write that they regret voting for Barack Obama. The latest, Jill Dorson at RealClearPolitics, explains that "[Obama] is smart enough to seek counsel. I’m just outraged at the counsel he’s seeking these days.
Hilarious and clever video of Obama’s tax policy, as foretold by the Beatles. [video time 1:46]
Obama will continue to imprison without trials nearly 50 detainees at the Guantánamo Bay military prison in Cuba because a task force concluded they are too difficult to prosecute but too dangerous to release, an administration official said on Thurs
Video of Mr. Transparency telling the cameras to get out so he and the mayors at the meeting "can tell the truth". [video time: 1:00]
A 63-year-old law limiting political spending by labor and big business was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court today in a landmark decision that called any ban a restraint of free speech.
During his former stint in the FDA during the Clinton admin. he wrote the rules allowing recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone into our children's milk. Which is perhaps why his bio seems to have forgotten his decade-plus of Monsanto work.
President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew his name Wednesday, a blow to an administration trying to explain how a man could attempt to blow up a commercial airliner on Christmas Day.
[Obama to go into hiding.] In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to win the US Senate seat held by the late Edward Kennedy, leaving Obama's health care overhaul in doubt and marring the end of hi
Lawmakers in Arizona have proposed a law that would require state officials to begin independently verifying the accuracy of newly required documents affirming the constitutional eligibility of any candidate for the U.S. presidency. "Certainly, th
Banks that have already repaid TARP capital will not be spared the fee, nor will firms that got no TARP money to start with, but nevertheless benefited from the stability it brought to the U.S. economy. Obama will propose a fee to recoup up to $117 b
Cass Sunstein is President Obama's Harvard Law School friend, and recently appointed Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. In a recent scholarly article, he and coauthor Adrian Vermeule take up the question of
The Obama administration plans to ask Congress for an additional $33 billion to fight unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, on top of a record request for $708 billion for the Defense Department next year, The Associated Press has learned.
If Barack Obama wants to run for re-election he would need to produce proof of both his U.S. birth and citizenship to get on the ballot in Arizona, at least under a measure being pushed by a state legislator. Rep. Judy Burges, R-Skull Valley, is c
DHS's Napolitano's response to the crotchbomber: "We're looking to make sure that this sort of incident cannot recur." The TSA's response to Abdulmutalib's attempt makes one thing clear: We must stop pretending the TSA is making us safer.
Struggling for their very existence, the California Valley Miwok Tribe sent a letter to the Department of Interior’s Ken Salazar in an effort to save their nation from extinction. Almost penniless and bankrupt, this tribe faces criminally corrupt BIA
Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid apologized on Saturday for saying Barack Obama should seek - and could win - the White House because Obama was a "light skinned" African-American "with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one." Obama quic
President Barack Obama Thursday declined to fire anyone for the lapses that allowed a suspected terrorist carrying explosives to board a plane for Detroit on Christmas Day, and said for the first time that he bears the ultimate responsibility for an
A man posing as a U.S. Secret Service agent flashed a fake badge and credentials to con his way past security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, demanding to meet Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, federal authorities said.
Another uninvited guest made it into the White House state dinner made famous by gate-crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi, the Secret Service announced Monday -- exposing more holes in the security perimeter around President Obama.
The US Secret Service is investigating an effigy of President Barack Obama found hanging from a building in the hometown of ex-president Jimmy Carter. A witness told the television station that the doll wore a sign with Obama's name on it.
The White House nominee to lead the Transportation Security Administration gave Congress misleading information about incidents in which he inappropriately accessed a federal database, possibly in violation of privacy laws, documents show.
ABC News reporter Bianna Golodryga is engaged to White House budget director Peter Orszag. She made the announcement on ABC's "Good Morning America." Golodryga described her fiance as "tall, dark and he could say Golodryga and spell it after the firs
An unnamed Obama official talked to a Politico reporter and called the Bush years "the old regime". We don't have no stinkin' regimes in America. Do we? Does this make anyone who's discussed the recent attacks on civil liberties feel any better?
Maybe when Janet Napolitano said “the system worked” and then, hours later, “the system failed miserably”, she was right both times. Which system was the Secretary of DHS referring to? It might have been just a case of the “if-onlys”.