BP's embattled Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward will be replaced by American Robert Dudley on Oct. 1, the company said Tuesday, as it reported a record quarterly loss and set aside $32.2 billion to cover the costs of the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected soon to vote on President Obama's New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty). As usual, its majority is lining up to perform the role of rubber stamp on whatever treaty an executive signs and wants ratified.
Barack Obama is taking his teleprompter on the road again, this time with Detroit as the first stop on a magical mystery tour to prove that he is, too, still the messiah. He's trying to persuade everybody that he really isn't who he really is.
President Obama on Monday aimed a new arrow at Republicans who he said are beholden to special interests, arguing that their expected filibuster this week of a new bill to rein in corporate spending on political ads is the latest in a line of votes in which the GOP has tried to protect special interests.
Serious inquiries into potential Justice Department malfeasance related to voting rights are gaining momentum. Finally.
More than 46,000 Boy Scouts, leaders, staff and volunteers from around the world are expected at the 2010 National Scout Jamboree starting Monday in Caroline County. Organizers also anticipate around 250,000 visitors.
The co-chairmen of President Obama's debt and deficit commission, Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, recently warned that our country's current fiscal path - primarily the cost of entitlements - unless reversed, "will destroy the country from within." Given such an ominous prophecy, it is almost certain that Social Security, the country's largest entitlement, will go under the government's budget knife.
Sounding very much like a presidential candidate-in-waiting, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty spoke Monday in Washington on foreign policy, repealing the Obama health care law, the economy — and some of his potential Republican rivals in 2012.
After a year and a half in office, President Obama has brought historic change to our nation, but the records that have been set under his administration are not those hoped for by the American people.