By Meghashyam Mali | 11/07/13 03:08 PM
President Obama on Thursday hailed the Senate’s passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would extend workplace protections to gay Americans, saying it would “help end the injustice” of employees being fired because of their sexual orientation.
By Luke Rosiak | 11/07/13 05:21 AM
A chronically failing nuclear energy company using a technique one-twentieth as efficient as its competitors' has wrangled billions of dollars in cash, materials and research from the Department of Energy in deals that dwarf the Solyndra loan scandal. First of a three-part series.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/05/13 02:28 PM
President Obama believes that proponents of his preferred immigration legislation "have the votes" to pass the bill through the Republican-controlled House. Obama made the claim to reporters while discussing his hope that business leaders can help convince lawmakers to support the bill....
By Susan Crabtree | 11/05/13 02:04 PM
President Obama joined forces with business executives to tout the benefits of overhauling the nation's immigration laws and pledged to work with chief executives from Fortune 500 companies to push the issue.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/04/13 01:49 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday criticized Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, for opposing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, likening his stance to resistance to other civil rights measures in the past. “I noted and others here noted Speaker Boehner's comments with...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/04/13 01:18 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Monday that he won't take up a Senate bill intended to increase workplace protections for gay and transgendered workers. Boehner spokesman Michael Steel said the Employment Non-Discrimination Act repeats protections provided by existing laws and pointed...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/01/13 04:35 PM
Plus Jimmy Kimmel and David Letterman take aim at Obamacare and John Boehner dedicates a bust of Winston Churchill in the Capitol building.
By David M. Drucker | 11/01/13 03:43 PM
Congressional staff are not being stripped of their health care benefits and pushed into the Obamacare insurance exchanges, according to the regulations published by the Office of Personnel Management, the human resources agency for federal employees. The Affordable Care Act mandates that...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/01/13 05:10 AM
The Obama administration has found itself on the defensive over the botched Obamacare rollout and allegations of National Security Agency spying against allies.
By Meghashyam Mali | 10/29/13 05:12 PM
President Obama on Tuesday honored former Speaker Tom Foley, D-Wash., at a memorial service in the Capitol, praising his “ability to find common ground with his colleagues across the aisle.” Obama said that lawmakers today could learn from the example set by Foley, a 30-year veteran of the...
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