President Obama on Tuesday commuted the bulk of Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison sentence, which she received for providing classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010 pertaining to details of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
President Obama is rushing to fill almost 100 federal government vacancies, some requiring Senate confirmation, before he leaves office on Friday and Donald Trump enters the White House.
Entitlement programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and food stamps have gained tens of thousands of beneficiaries under the Obama administration.
The Obama administration will scrap the decades-old “wet foot, dry foot” policy that allows Cuban migrants who arrive in the U.S. without a visa to become legal residents.
Conservative group America Rising PAC filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on Wednesday to target what they say is the politicization of the U.S. Ethics Office under the Obama administration.
President Obama’s farewell address Tuesday night in Chicago was 22 minutes and 30 seconds longer than the closest length of a televised farewell speech given by an outgoing president.