Obama Administration

Biden: Raising Minimum Wage Good For Business
"In this week’s address, Vice President Biden discusses the importance of raising the federal minimum wage. It’s good for workers, it’s good for business, and it would help close the gender pay gap, as women make up more than half of the workers who stand to benefit from a raise." Read more...
Administration Takes Another Step Toward Permitting Atlantic Ocean Drilling
The Obama administration recommended on Thursday that private companies begin searching for oil and gas reserves off the Atlantic Coast, an area that has been closed to drilling for decades. Read more...
Gov. Chris 'Who, Me?' Christie Points The Finger At Feds For Slow Sandy Relief
Christie told affected Sandy homeowners he couldn't help them quickly because of government red tape. He didn't explain why that didn't apply to developers. Read more...
Sen. Reid Comes Out Against  TPP Fast Track
Reid told reporters he opposed legislation aimed at smoothing the passage of free-trade agreements, a vital component to negotiating any deal, and pointedly said supporters should back down. Read more...
Gohmert: Administration Has To Keep Susan Rice Close So She 'Doesn't Spill The Beans On What All She Knows'
Rep. Louie Gohmert with another round of wingnut conspiracy theories. Read more...

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Gitmo Inmates 'Involuntarily' Released To Algeria
They protested repatriation, fearing likely reprisals. Read more...
Billionaires' Bad Day: New Rules Would Rein In Nonprofits
This is some welcome news. I'd like to see the tax exempt status of these political groups pulled completely, but these new rules are at least a step in the right direction: Read more...
Corker Claims Iran Is Taking Advantage Of 'Weak' Obama Administration
Because we all know "tough" guys just invade countries instead of talking to them: Read more...
CNN Brings On Wingnut Islamophobe Birther-King Frank Gaffney As Expert On Iranian Negotiations
Prior to this Saturday's announcement that an agreement had been reached with Iran over their nuclear program, guess who CNN thought it was a good idea to bring on for a nice "fair and balanced" discussion on how the Obama administration should be handling these negotiations? None other than neocon, right-wing extremist, Islamophobe and birther-king, Frank Gaffney. Read more...
Hannity Attacks Filibuster Reform He Supported Under GOP
Sean Hannity attacks filibuster reform he once supported when Republicans were in charge as a "lawless power grab" now that the Democrats have finally had enough of the obstruction from Republicans. Read more...