There are more “green jobs” in the American coal and petroleum manufacturing sectors than there are in the solar and wind energy power generation sectors, according to data released Tuesday by the federal government.
Never let it be said that President Barack Obama won’t admit his mistakes. “What we don’t want to do is repeat the mistake I think I believe in 2008 we made,” he told a rather paltry crowd of inaugural donors to his “social welfare” group Organizing for Action during dinner at the St. Regis hotel Wednesday. “Where some of that energy just kind of dissipated and we were only playing an inside game.”
Serious questions linger about the Obama campaign organization’s ability to spot and prevent foreign donations to its current iteration, Organizing for Action (OFA).
In January, pretty much all of respectable Washington had a sense of where President Barack Obama’s second term was headed. His approval ratings were sky high. His liberalism was pure and untroubled by thoughts of post-partisanship. His second-term agenda of immigration reform, gun control, climate change, and tax reform was clear. He would roll over the opposition. The dawn of a liberal age—a permanent majority, perhaps—was at hand. Stinking Republicans? Obama didn’t need them.
President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the Walmart Foundation, to be director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Duke Energy’s $10 million loan will go unpaid, costing shareholders $6 million, reports the Charlotte Observer.
The Podesta Group will be the first Washington, D.C. lobbying firm representing the government of Iraq, reports Politico.
Former Bush administration ethics attorneys are raising concerns over the close relationship between a pro-Obama dark money group and the White House.