The White House, House Republican majority, and Senate Democratic majority have remained silent about how to fix widespread unemployment.
Why does President Obama continue to let Republicans define the terms of the budget debate?
Even if a war is considered "just," even if it is launched under the auspices of the UN, US military interventions should be debated and approved by Congress before they are launched.
President wants a longer extension of Patriot Act provisions than House Republicans. He’s wrong. The ACLU is urging Congress to reject any extension until the threats to privacy and other constitutional rights are addressed.
No one, except Rahm Emanuel, did more harm to Obama's relationship with its base than Gibbs.
The Clinton years analogies have been coming fast and furious since the midterm elections and Obama's self-described “shellacking.” But today's administration seems anything but worried about the comparisons—in fact, they seem to be doing their best to roll back the clock.
Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower set an activist standard with their Thanksgiving Proclamations. Obama should emulate it.
The ACLU and the Alliance for Justice are right: the Justice Department must respond to the former president's admitted violations of laws banning torture. But it should not stop there. The Senate should examine Bush's abuse of the Constitution.