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Obama’s tax claim: The numbers don’t add up

Obama’s tax claim: The numbers don’t add up

President Barack Obama is lying when he claims millionaires — on the whole — pay taxes at lower rates than those with less income. It makes for nice political rhetoric…

Obama’s plan: Tax the rich, protect Medicare

Obama’s plan: Tax the rich, protect Medicare

President Barack Obama Monday launched an ambitious deficit reduction plan with $1.5 trillion in new taxes aimed at closing loopholes used by the rich and one that he says will…

Obama’s solution: Tax the rich

Obama’s solution: Tax the rich

President Barack Obama, in a populist gesture designed to appeal to voters, will propose a “Buffett Tax” on people making more than $1 million a year as part of his…

Obama’s approval falls in California

Obama’s approval falls in California

Concern about the economy has pushed President Barack Obama‘s approval rating below 50 percent in California, a state assumed to be an easy win for him in next year’s presidential…

Obama’s tax cuts worry social security advocates

Obama’s tax cuts worry social security advocates

Some Social Security advocates fear that President Barack Obama‘s desire to cut taxes supporting the program will undermine its vaunted stature as a self-financing pension system that provides checks to…

Obama’s record-setting drive to diversify courts

Obama’s record-setting drive to diversify courts

President Barack Obama is moving at a historic pace to try to diversify the nation’s federal judiciary: Nearly three of every four people he has gotten confirmed to the federal…

Obama, Congress hit new lows in polls

Obama, Congress hit new lows in polls

President Barack Obama‘s poll numbers continue to fall with only 44 percent of Americans approving of his performance as President. But the numbers of Congress are even worse. While 51…

Will a leaking economy sink Obama?

Will a leaking economy sink Obama?

President Barack Obama faces a long re-election campaign having all but given up on the economy rebounding in any meaningful way before November 2012. His own budget office predicts unemployment…

Labor faces new reality with little help from Obama

Labor faces new reality with little help from Obama

In the early days of the Obama administration, organized labor had grand visions of pushing through a sweeping agenda that would help boost sagging membership and help revive union strength.…

Obama caves in to Republicans on clean air regs

Obama caves in to Republicans on clean air regs

In a dramatic reversal, President Barack Obama on Friday scrubbed a clean-air regulation that aimed to reduce health-threatening smog, yielding to bitterly protesting businesses and congressional Republicans who complained the…