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As gasoline prices continue to rise and keep the heat on President Obama's energy policies, critics also are accusing the president of shifting support away from the coal industry, a major source of fuel and jobs in several battleground states, including Colorado, Michigan and Ohio.
The Federal Reserve Board announced plans last Tuesday to keep short-term interest rates at near zero for another three years and said it might embark upon another bond-buying program to drive down long-term interest rates. The stock market rallied and President Obama's supporters hailed the rising stock market as a sign of his brilliance as a manager of the economy.
In a bit of reshuffling between the White House and its Office of Management and Budget, President Obama on Tuesday tapped Jeffrey Zients as the OMB's acting director.
The House Republican campaign chairman, Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, has been notified that he received a discounted mortgage from the now-defunct Countrywide Financial Corp.
White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley will step down from his position at the end of this month, with Jack Lew, director of the Office of Management and Budget, taking his place to lead the president's team heading into a difficult re-election year.
The U.S. Postal Service has quietly sought to "immunize" itself from Privacy Act challenges to its address-correction service, a program that gives credit, marketing and data-service providers access to updated name and address information for tens of millions of Americans.
Only in Washington could nearly $700 billion fester as Congress scrambles for cash. Earth to the congressional leadership: Precisely $687 billion fills federal coffers, officially "unobligated" and, thus, available. Nonetheless, Democrats and Republicans are clobbering each other over how to finance a $185 billion, one-year extension of the payroll-tax holiday, to help Americans survive today's economic unpleasantness.
"You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away and know when to run."
The Obama administration has showered its allies at ACORN Housing with $729,849 so far this year despite powerful, newly unveiled evidence of corruption and massive accounting irregularities at the longtime affiliate of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now).