Another look at some statements from McMorris Rodgers' town hall
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers offered remarks Monday night at an annual town hall covering topics ranging from federal spending to climate policy.
News Talk Florida
In his 1935 State of the Union message, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed social security, unemployment insurance, and aid to dependent children to help the deserving poor, but he added an ominous warninga "The lessons of history, confirmed by evidence immediately before me, show conclusively that continued dependence on relief induces a ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Honey, I shrunk the government: a paean to the virtues of the small state
Bill Clinton at a rally in 1996, the year he declared that "The era of big government is over".
Paul Petrone posted a blog post
At this year's State of the Union Address , President Barack Obama made headlines by asking Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
New York Daily News
Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik says heavy-handed approach by...
'The police can't be afraid to do their job, shouldn't be afraid to do their job," Kerik said Sunday on CNN's 'State of the Union.'
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Perry has no regrets about veto
In a defiant interview on "Fox News Sunday," Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said again that despite a recent indictment, he wouldn't take back the veto threat that triggered the legal action.
Former NYPD chief defends response
Former New York Police Chief Bernard Kerik on Sunday defended the Ferguson, Mo., police for their response to rioting after an officer shot and killed an unarmed teenager and defended the use of military gear by local police.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Ferguson protests to dominate Sunday talk shows
The situation in Ferguson, Mo. will be the dominant topic on Sunday morning television, with Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon scheduled to appear on NBC's "Meet the Press" and CNN's "State of the Union."
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Obama might consider executive action for the unemployment benefits extension
There is speculation that President Barack Obama might consider executive action to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed, Aug. 12, 2014 There is speculation that President Barack Obama might consider executive action to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed, Aug. 12, 2014 Since President Barack Obama announced his economic ... (more)
The Washington Post
TV listings: Weekend of August 16-17, 2014
Claire is taken to meet the Laird and the clan keeps her prisoner when it learns of her medical skills on "Outlander" .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
poll: Voters want government to leave them alone as midterm elections near
Jan. 28, 2014: The Capitol building is seen before President Obama delivers his State of the Union address in front of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington.
The White House
Making Critical Investments in Our Youngest Citizens
Yesterday, the Department of Education unveiled a new grant opportunity to partner with states and local communities to expand the reach of high-quality preschool.
Freedom from Fear
In the town of Madison, Florida, you can find the Colin P. Kelly memorial, a striking sculpture of four angels, their wings unfurled in the wind.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
How Obama Suddenly Became Pro-Worker
In May 2013, low-wage workers in federal buildings in Washington began walking off the job in a series of one-day strikes.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Wall Street Journal
White House: State, Local Minimum-Wage Efforts to Help 7 Million Workers
Stymied by Congress on efforts to lift the federal minimum wage, Obama administration officials on Tuesday touted state and local pay-floor increases as having the potential to boost the broader economy.
If You're Blaming The Iraq Crisis On Obama's Troop Withdrawal, Answer These 4 Questions
Soon after authorizing targeted airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq on Thursday, President Barack Obama faced a barrage of criticism from lawmakers and pundits blaming the unfolding crisis on the Obama administration's 2012 decision to withdraw combat troops from the region.
Malloy Joins White House Call On Minimum Wage
While his Republican opponents were duking it out at the polls Gov Dannel P. Malloy joined White House officials Tuesday afternoon for a conference call on the minimum wage.
The Washington Post
How GOP victories in 2010 haunt Obamaa s minimum wage agenda a " nationally and locally
States have been answering President Obama's call to raise the minimum wage. But the trend may be coming to an end.
Democrats Lay Groundwork For Obama To Take Big Steps On Immigration
As the Obama administration gets ready to unveil a potentially wide-ranging new policy on deportation relief, Democrats are making the case that there is political cover and precedent for him to go big.
Lincoln Daily News
What kind of morality is it when Congress gives tax breaks to billionaires and large corporations, but cuts nutrition programs for kids.