Lawmakers and analysts on the right say President Obama may have acted illegally by modifying a work requirement within federal welfare laws. (Photo/Michigan Department of Health)
The Obama administration is offering access to health insurance to temporary firefighters that have been battling ongoing wildfires in various parts of the country this summer.
The Republican nominee endured a smattering of boos, but also earned a fair amount of applause during his address to the NAACP.
Voters in Iowa heard President Obama pitch his plan to extend the Bush/Obama tax cuts for the middle class, while voters in Colorado heard Mitt Romney call for a continuation of the current rates for all taxpayers.
“Unless President Obama relents to this bipartisan call for transparency and an end to the cover-up, our fight will move to the courts,” said the Republican lawmaker.
First Lady Michlle Obama weighed in on the Supreme Court’s healthcare decision Thursday, telling supporters to spread the word about the benefits of the law that will go forward as a result of the ruling.
Like everyone else, the White House is waiting with bated breath to see whether the highest court in the land rules in favor of or against President Obama’s signature healthcare law.
President Obama’s top spokesman told reporters Tuesday that the decision by Syria to shoot down a Turkish fighter jet last week “was an unacceptable act.”
The president knows he needs Congress’ help in keeping the rate on Stafford loans at 3.4 percent for another year. The question is whether he can get lawmakers to act in the next ten days.