Karen Mills, head of the Small Business Administration since 2009, is leaving her position, according to a media report.
The Washington Times analyzed a decade of congressional pay records to find the offices with the highest turnover rates and found 27 members who — over a period of four or more years — lost an annual average of at least one-third of their staff who sought calmer pastures or were fired.
Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis announced Wednesday that she will leave the administration — a surprise resignation that adds to what is turning into a major shake-up among President Obama's team.
Never underestimate the entrenched West Coast support for a Democratic White House.
Leaders of a House panel want a Tennessee public relations firm to turn over records on roughly $2 million in federal stimulus program contracts it won from the Department of Labor, including details of the work it did on a nearly half-million-dollar ad campaign on MSNBC that reported creating no jobs.
For 23 million Americans without jobs, the Labor Day holiday is not a day off but just another day without work. It's a fitting hash mark for the presidential campaign kickoff, reminding Americans of President Obama's tragic failure to deliver.
In his book "The Audacity of Hope," then-candidate Barack Obama, when talking about his relationship with Big Labor union officials, wrote: "I owe those unions. When their leaders call, I do my best to call them back right away. I don't consider this corrupting in any way."
Victor Davis Hanson wrote a wonderful Op-Ed pillorying a number of this administration's Cabinet secretaries, calling into question the competence of Timothy F. Geithner, Kenneth L. Salazar, Steven Chu, Eric H. Holder Jr. and Hilda L. Solis ("Cabinet gone wild," May 3).
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin urged West Virginians to observe a moment of silence Thursday, starting at 3:01 p.m., to mark the second anniversary of the Upper Big Branch mine disaster and the deaths of 29 men.