Part of the President’s State of the Union message and of his second term agenda apparently will focus on public investments in education, infrastructure, and basic R&D.
As the Northeast digs out from under a mammoth blizzard, it might seem easy for climate change skeptics to point to such intense storms as evidence that global warming isn’t real.
If you’re sitting in the well of the House when a president gives a State of the Union address (as I’ve had the privilege of doing five times), the hardest part is on the knees. You’re required to stand and applaud every applause line, which means, if you’re in the cabinet or an elected official of the president’s party, an extraordinary amount of standing and sitting.
STATE — A new poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind shows that American voters are at odds with the President over the legality of killing U.S. citizens living abroad.
Can we just keep things in perspective? On Tuesday, the President asked Republicans to join him in finding more spending cuts and revenues before the next fiscal cliff whacks the economy at the end of the month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – It looks like an online petition seeking to have distributed denial-of-service actions against computer systems recognized as a legitimate form of protest will not gain enough signatures to merit an official response from the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Postal Service announced plans today to move away from six-day mail delivery, eliminating Saturday mail delivery beginning the week of Aug. 5. Packages would still be delivered Monday through Saturday. The Postal Service expects to generate cost savings of approximately $2 billion annually, once the plan is fully implemented.
Sometimes we have a national conversation without realizing it. We talk about different aspects of the same larger issue without connecting the dots.
We are in the most anemic recovery in modern history, yet our political leaders in Washington aren’t doing squat about it.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. economy continues to add jobs, but not at a fast enough rate to help millions of unemployed Americans.