President Obama's Monday night speech on Libya was probably as striking for what he didn't say as much as what he did say.For instance, he didn't offer details for how much longer the U.S. military will be actively involved in the effort.It's not hard to see why he'd avoid that one.
President Obama continues to have uncanny (read bad) karma when it comes to speeches about energy sources he wants to tap and subsequent disasters related to same.In February 2010, Obama gave a speech in Maryland about the need for renewable and non-fossil fuel sources of energy, including nuclear p
The House's GOP leaders appear to be the big winners following passage Tuesday of legislation to temporarily fund the federal government for two weeks and cut $4 billion from current federal spending to boot.That more than 100 Democrats joined Republicans in a whopping 335-91 vote for the stopgap s
President Obama was clearly having a little fun at the expense of Republican governors past and present Monday at a White House lunch that was part of the National Governors Association winter meeting.With the likes of GOP governors Mitch Daniels of Indiana, Haley Barbour of Mississippi and, despite
President Obama has asked Congress for $671 billion for the Defense Department in fiscal 2012. The request includes $553 billion in core spending, including weapons procurement, and nearly $118 billion in military spending for Iraq and Afghanistan.
Some environmentalist groups say slashing funding for the EPA wouldn't be good for the Great Lakes. President Obama's proposed 2012 budget would cut 125 million dollars slated for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Cameron Davis is a senior advisor to the EPA on Great Lakes issues.