Over the past two years, President Obama has blamed big banks, Wall Street, corporate executives, trade deals, tax cuts and deregulation for all the nation's ills while presiding over $3.4 trillion in additional debt.
President Obama is continuing his outreach to American business, though the principal business he wants to reach out to is General Electric. Mr. Obama seems to have decided that what's good for GE is good for America, or at least for himself.
President Barack Obama says "putting the economy into overdrive" is a top priority, even as a new poll showed the public giving him poor marks in this area.
ESPN, Fox and the other main contenders for U.S. television rights have shown interest in buying a package covering four Olympics rather than the usual two-games deal, the IOC's chief negotiator told The Associated Press.
MSNBC's publicity stunt over the weekend is a puzzling blunder, a wasted opportunity to bring ideological balance and openness to an overwhelmingly left-tilting industry masquerading as an objective one.
"After the Second Circuit Court of Appeals threw out the Federal Communications Commission's congressionally-mandated authority to enforce the broadcast decency law, industry and media pundits predicted a sharp increase in the amount of profanity on television. Sadly, they were correct," says Parents Television Council President Tim Winter, who has research to share.
Washington is a town where conflict and contradiction generally rule the day, especially during election season. That's why it's so refreshing to know there is one thing Congress, President Obama and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates all agree on: greater competition in government contracts. And yet, when it comes to our military's most significant - and costly - project in modern history, the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), the president and defense secretary once again have pinned taxpayers in another Washington contradiction by calling on Congress to hand over a 30-year, $100 billion monopoly to a single supplier for the JSF engine program.
Regulation-weary Americans had better brace themselves for another load of government-knows-best activism as President Obama's green czarina claims she has a mandate to pick what household appliances we can use in the future. Cathy Zoi, assistant energy secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy, recently outlined the administration's so-called clean-energy strategy.
Top White House economic adviser Lawrence H. Summers will step down at the end of this year, the administration said Tuesday, marking the departure of yet another key player on President Obama's financial team, which has struggled to right the U.S. economy.