The storm victims, along with dozens of other activists, gathered in front of the White House, where they unveiled a petition featuring 280,000 signatures on it demanding that Obama “lay out a plan to tackle climate change.”
National ICE Council President Chris Crane testified that morale at his agency is at an all-time low because officers are prohibited from arresting or deporting many of the illegal or undocumented immigrants they catch.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) today criticized President Obama for failing to present a budget for the fourth time in the past five years, while also insisting that the President needs to offer solutions to replace the looming sequester.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Bill Cowher took issue with President Obama’s remark that if he had a son, he’d “have to think long and hard” about letting him play football.
President Obama today outlined his vision for comprehensive immigration reform, saying that “now is the time” to tackle the historically difficult issue.
President Obama will announce today that he is nominating Mary White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission.
When Congress and President Obama came up with their beyond-the-last-minute deal to put off addressing the coming fiscal crisis, the Wall Street Journal turned the spotlight on a little-noticed, yet too typical aspect of Washington’s machinations.
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama participated in today’s National Day of Service by visiting a nearby elementary school in the District.
According to the plan, Congress must come together by the end of those 90 days to pass a budget that includes billions in spending cuts. Failure to do so would result in lawmakers not receiving their congressional pay.