The fund set up by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to help the state defend its right to implement a controversial new immigration law has received more than $500,000 in donations since it was created on June 17.
Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle vetoed House Bill 444 last week that would allow same-sex couples to enter civil unions. While the move has won praise from social conservatives, it has also prompted calls for tourism boycotts and has led gay rights advocates to threaten to file a lawsuit against the state.
Taking advantage of a congressional break, President Obama appointed Donald Berwick as the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last week, avoiding a likely confirmation battle as Berwick’s liberal views on healthcare policy clash with those held by many Republicans.
Democrats in Congress have managed to nail the lid back down on Federal Reserve transparency. Writing in his weekly column Texas Straight Talk, Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) said that his Federal Reserve Transparency Act was left out of the Wall Street reform bill when House and Senate negotiators reconciled the different bills passed by both houses of Congress. Read on to learn why the bill failed and what it means…
In an effort to sidestep the mandated Senate confirmation process, the White House has announced that President Obama will appoint Donald Berwick as the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services while Congress is on recess.
In conjunction with the recently celebrated Independence Day the nonprofit Americans for Tax Reform blasted the Obama administration for promoting policies that impose higher taxes on America’s 22 million veterans.
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit in Federal court on Tuesday, arguing that the new Arizona immigration law is unconstitutional and requesting a preliminary injunction to prevent it from going into effect at the end of this month.
There’s been a lot written over the past 12 days about the death of Robert Byrd, the so-called “last lion of the Senate.” But the West Virginia senator was no lion despite all the accolades that have been heaped on him since his death. He was a pig. Read this article to learn more about the King of Pork…
Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Arizona’s controversial new immigration law, arguing that it attempts to unconstitutionally supersede the authority of the Federal government.
Last week President Obama delivered his first major immigration speech, calling for comprehensive reform and GOP support. However, in the days since the speech, conservatives and other immigration opponents have blasted the government for being part of the problem rather than the solution.