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Ever since Congress passed the healthcare reform last March, many states have been trying to sue the Federal government or vowing to pass their own legislation to block the overhaul. Last week, Lousiana has become the latest state to do so.
As the Federal government tries to mount a legal challenge to the controversial Arizona immigration law, a new poll has found that a majority of Americans continue to support the measure, in line with some of the early polls that were conducted shortly after it was passed in April.
President Obama addressed the nation last week, nearly two months after the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began, but a new survey shows Americans gave him a low mark for his effort.
Representative Joe Barton (R-Texas) was heavily criticized from both sides of the aisle last week for publicly apologizing to BP chief Tony Hayward.
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) openly questioned the character of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan last week, accusing the former Harvard Law School dean of being a hypocrite for not speaking out against the university’s acceptance of a $20 million donation from a Middle Eastern country that punishes homosexuality.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton surprised many—including the Justice Department and the White House—by recently declaring on an overseas news program that the Federal government will sue the state of Arizona over its controversial new immigration law.
Despite the call by some watchdog groups for Congress to expedite the passing of the DISCLOSE Act, the legislation has come under increasing fire from conservative organizations, including gun rights advocates.
Louisiana residents believe that former President George W. Bush did a more adequate job responding to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina than President Barrack Obama has in response to the oil spill off the state’s coastline, according to a recent survey.
In order to defend and promote the recently passed healthcare reform bill, the government has set up a $125 million Health Information Center, to be co-chaired by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Victoria Kennedy, the widow of Senator Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.)
Following a late afternoon meeting at the White House on June 15 between President Obama and CEOs of major oil companies, the administration revealed that BP agreed to set up a fund to compensate the victims of the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.