Last January the Supreme Court ruled that campaign finance laws should be relaxed to reflect constitutional rights to free speech by allowing businesses, unions and advocacy groups to air political ads. It has been criticized by both Republicans and Democrats, and has been subject to both legal and legislative challenges.
As investigations into the legal writings of President Obama’s latest Supreme Court pick continue, evidence has come to light that suggests Elena Kagan strongly backed former President Bill Clinton in the Whitewater case.
President Obama has requested that Congress quickly approve nearly $50 billion in emergency aid to help prevent states from being forced to lay off more workers.
Older women may be able to lower their risk of developing cataracts by consuming a healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals, according to a new University of Wisconsin study.
Earlier this week, the Obama administration vowed to press BP to set up an escrow account to pay for the oil spill damage along the Gulf Coast, but recent reports suggest the deal appears to be stalling.
With congressional negotiations on the Wall Street reform bill heating up a new poll has found that many Americans support some form of regulation, but it also depends on who or what is regulated.
Despite recent pronouncements from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke that he was cautiously optimistic about economic recovery, and despite official reports indicating that the labor market is stabilizing, the National Inflation Association (NIA) has continued to warn against the threat of the United States dollar becoming worthless due to accumulating national debt.
The consumption of moderate daily amounts of caffeine may help individuals prevent the onset of several cognitive decline disorders including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent comprehensive review of previous studies.
Arizona’s recently passed immigration bill has prompted many Hispanic families to leave the state before the controversial law goes into effect in late July.
A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has found that California has the least-educated labor force of any state in the United States, and this may be due to the high levels of immigration in recent decades.