President Barack Obama called on Congress to take action on gun control laws Wednesday, acknowledging that it will be tough and highlighting Colorado’s new gun laws as a step [...]
Obama 5% of salary returned to treasury: U.S. President Barack Obama has decided to return 5 percent of his $400,000 salary to show solidarity with federal employees adversely [...]
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano also praised Obama’s “historic decision” to name Julia Pierson as the Secret Service first female director.
A $22 minimum wage would reflect increases in worker productivity in the United States since the 1960s, says Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Minimum wage in the United [...]
Obama announced plans March 15 for an Energy Security Trust that would direct funds from oil and gas royalties to clean energy technologies. Environmentalists say it will [...]
Ann Romney blames the media and her husband’s campaign for not letting Mitt be Mitt in the first post-election interview given by the couple.
The sequester deadline is approaching on Mar. 1, and if President Barack Obama and Congress do not work together to come up with a plan, then automatic budget cuts will go [...]
Two days before automatic budget cuts are to kick in, the blame game between Democrats and Republicans escalates.
The Senate has voted, 58–41, Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, where he will lead the Pentagon. Hagel, former Republican senator from Nebraska, was nominated to be [...]
A report detailing the potential service cuts and job losses that may occur in each state when the $85 billion in spending cuts kicks in was released Feb. 24.