Obama To Unions: GOP Pushing Worn-Out Philosophy

During remarks Monday before the AFL-CIO, President Barack Obama said that the anti-union measures taken by some Republicans represents the party’s long-standing, misguided philosophy.

Justin Duckham
Justin Duckham is a Senior Washington Correspondent with the Talk Radio News Service. Justin is a proud alumnus of UC Merced, where he studied History, Philosophy and American Studies. Prior to making the jump to politics in 2008, Justin was a music journalist in California. Follow Justin on Twitter @Jduckham

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The World in 2:00 – December 1, 2015

The World in 2:00

The U.N. calls for a rapid scale-up of HIV investment on World AIDS Day, and Canada and Australia seek to repair their images at Paris climate talks.

Defense Sec: New “Targeting Force” To Deploy To Iraq And Syria

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter.   (Photo by James Cullum)

The force “will over time be able to conduct raids, free hostages, gather intelligence and capture” members of the Islamic State, Sec. Carter said.

Hoyer Says Refugee Bill Veto Will Stand

The Senate has not yet voted on legislation to tighten the intake process for refugees from Iraq and Syria.

Ryan Pushes For Mental Health Reform

“The common theme with these kinds of shootings is mental illness and this is something we should not be ignoring,” Ryan said.

Obama: A GOP Pres Would Come Around On Climate Change

“American leadership involves not just playing to a narrow constituency back home,” Obama said.

Giuliani: A Few Muslims Celebrated 9/11


The former New York City mayor said some Muslims celebrated, but that Trump is “exaggerating.”