04/16/14 06:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people land well-paying jobs. They are making the announcement...
04/16/14 05:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is looking for convicts worthy of his rarely used power to commute sentences. Obama has directed the Justice Department to improve its clemency recommendation process and recruit more applications from convicts, White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/15/14 06:26 PM
If President Obama truly cares about fair compensation for women, he should stop penalizing mothers in the federal workforce every time it snows. Allowing private employers to give working moms more flexible hours would help, too. Alternatively, Obama could handle the wage gap by repeating...
04/15/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday cut prison time for a drug convict sentenced to more than three extra years because of a typographical error in a court order. White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler said Obama's commutation of Ceasar Cantu's sentence from 15 to 11 1/2 years...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 02:32 PM
The meeting came with many pro-immigration reform groups pushing for Obama to do more unilaterally, with the GOP-controlled House unlikely to take up the issue in a midterm election year.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 02:23 PM
The White House on Tuesday downplayed the controversy over media access to President Obama, who will hold a moment of silence to mark the Boston Marathon bombing anniversary in the Oval Office without the press.
By Steve Doty | 04/15/14 02:20 PM
Pennsylvania's Democratic gubernatorial primary is just over a month away, and with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden set to visit the state Wednesday, all eyes will be on whether the candidates appear alongside the nation's two most prominent politicians.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/15/14 01:53 PM
The White House backs the Ukrainian government's decision to direct its military to confront pro-Russian militants and attempt to retake buildings and other areas they've seized in the eastern part of the country. The Ukrainian military flooded into an airport near Slovyansk, Ukraine on...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/15/14 12:40 PM
President Obama shortened the prison sentence of a Texas man mistakenly serving an extra 42 additional months on a marijuana charge because of a typo.
By Thomas Sowell | 04/15/14 11:15 AM
The "war on women" political slogan is in fact a war against common sense. It is a statistical fraud when President Obama and other politicians say that women earn only 77 percent of what men earn -- and that this is because of discrimination.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/15/14 11:14 AM
Here are a few things missing from President Obama's statement Tuesday marking the anniversary of the 2013 terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon: • The word "terrorism." • The word "bombing." • The fact that the bombers were motivated by Islamist extremist beliefs. No, in his...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 11:14 AM
President Obama on Tuesday mourned the lives lost in the Boston Marathon bombing a year ago and praised the “compassion, kindness and strength” of those who rushed to help the wounded.
By David Limbaugh | 04/15/14 10:54 AM
As horrible as Kathleen Sebelius has been as this nation's Health and Human Services secretary, she has been exactly who President Obama has wanted her to be.
By Joseph Lawler | 04/15/14 08:10 AM
President Obama has made it clear that the gender pay gap is at the top of his talking points heading into the months before the midterm elections, but his preferred solution isn't going anywhere, even as alternatives that might be viable go unexplored.
By Washington Examiner | 04/15/14 05:26 AM
Lawyers often say that “when you can't argue the facts, argue the law. When you can't argue the law, argue the facts. When you can't argue either the facts or the law, start calling names.” New York Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, provided a...
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