A $160 million grant to Pennsylvania under the Obama administration's new health care law could provide funding for elective abortions, and at least one other state clearly intends to use requested money for such procedures, a leading pro-life group said Wednesday.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' July 2 memorandum to all top Pentagon and military leaders is part of multiyear effort to tighten controls on information provided to the media by limiting reporters' access by officials, both military and civilian.
President Obama's "get tough" strategy in the BP oil-well crisis focuses too early on "Who shot John?" while the well disgorges 60,000 gallons daily ("Obama talks tough on spill," Web, News, June 8). Ineptly, the administration's response to the worst ecological disaster since Chernobyl is to seek financial damages.
President Obama on Tuesday tapped as his new budget director Jacob J. "Jack" Lew, the same man who oversaw balanced budgets under President Clinton in the late 1990s.
California Attorney General Jerry Brown is defending a law enforcement policy that allows police to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested on felony charges, regardless of the outcome of their cases.
The Justice Department's latest threat against Arizona is a classic example of reductio ad absurdum. It's constitutional for the federal government to ignore our immigration laws, while it's unconstitutional for the state of Arizona to enforce those same federal laws. It's also constitutional for sanctuary cities such as San Francisco to shield illegal immigrants from federal prosecution. Arizona SB 1070 is a mortal threat to the Obama administration's agenda to flood this nation with millions of illegal immigrants with no little or no consideration for the welfare of unskilled American workers and innocent American taxpayers already here.
Two months after the oil-rig explosion tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration's reaction shifted from listless to knee-jerk: a moratorium on all deep-water oil-drilling operations that have blowout preventers. Of course, this came after federal judges twice tossed out the moratoriums that this administration had tried to impose.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is planning a final vote Thursday morning on a sweeping overhaul of financial regulations.
The Obama administration's rapid release of 10 Russian intelligence officers removed the prospect of a public trial revealing embarrassing facts about Russian influence operations, like the targeting of a key Democratic Party financier close to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.