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John Boehner says he is going to sue Obama over executive actions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday he is planning to file a lawsuit alleging that President Barack Obama has abused his executive authority by implementing policies without congressional approval. Boehner told reporters the suit was aimed at protecting the rights of Congress under the constitution…

#Beeghazi!: The conservative war on Obama, science, common sense, and bees

On Friday the White House announced the formation of a task force charged with addressing the issue of rapidly diminishing colonies of honey bees and other pollinators. President Barack Obama ordered the Environmental Protection Agency and United States Department of Agriculture to lead an effort to determine why honey bees,…

FISA court grants extension of license for bulk collection of U.S. phone records

US intelligence agencies have made a fifth attempt to extend their bulk collection of American telephone records – more than a year after the controversial practice was first revealed by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. Despite repeated calls from Congress and President Obama for the mass gathering of private…

Obama extends family leave rights of legally married same-sex couples

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday will announce a rule that makes legally married same-sex couples eligible for benefits under the Family and Medical Leave Act in all 50 states, a White House official said. Currently, legally married couples are eligible for those benefits if…

White House meddling, mistakes botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, GOP senators say

Two Republican senators on Thursday issued a report accusing the Obama administration of pushing ahead with last October’s botched rollout of HealthCare.gov website despite internal concerns that the technology would not work. The 34-page document, issued jointly by Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah and Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, alleges…

Obama to meet with House and Senate leaders to discuss Iraq crisis

Congress leaders to meet Obama Wednesday on Iraq (via AFP) US congressional leaders will meet President Barack Obama on Wednesday in the White House to discuss the deteriorating security situation in Iraq, officials said. Democratic and Republican officials said the top four lawmakers — House Speaker John…   [Image via…

Family break over, Obama returns to Iraq nightmare

Barack Obama returned to Washington on Monday after a brief family break in California to find himself confronted once again by the nightmare from which America thought it had escaped: Iraq. Obama ran for the White House as a young leader who opposed the 2003 US invasion, and then won…

Obama to significantly expand U.S. marine sanctuary in the Pacific: report

President Barack Obama will on Tuesday announce plans to significantly expand a US sanctuary in the central Pacific Ocean in a move that could create the world's largest such protected area, the Washington Post reported. Obama will announce his intent……

GOP electoral gains could give Obama more power to negotiate controversial trade pacts

American companies can expect progress on some critical U.S. trade initiatives if the Republican Party takes control of both houses of the U.S. Congress this November. A Republican victory in the Senate may prevent the chamber’s Democrats, backed by labor unions concerned about the impact of free trade on American…

Obama blasts climate change deniers in speech to UC Irvine graduates

Obama renews climate change push (via AFP) President Barack Obama renewed his campaign to curb carbon emissions Saturday, saying the debate over climate change is over. Obama, who made the battle against climate change a core promise of his 2008 election campaign, has been stymied at the federal…   [Image…

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