Lawmakers and top officials took to the Sunday Shows to debate the situation in Egypt and the United States’ role moving forward as the unrest grows. Gen. Martin Dempsey, Joint Chiefs Chairman, focused on the importance of a “stable” Egypt.
A report cited by President Obama during this week’s State of the Union address as a possible basis for national energy policy also calls for increased offshore drilling and oil production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)—two policies the administration has opposed.
President Barack Obama’s proposal to increase the minimum wage will give a boost to union members who already earn more than the current federal minimum of $7.25 an hour.
President Barack Obama called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour during his State of the Union despite concerns from some economists that it would deflate an already weak economic recovery.
The commander of the U.S. Cyber Command said on Wednesday that critical infrastructure like power grids and financial networks are weak and need to be strengthened against cyber attacks.
The out-party’s response to a presidential State of the Union address is the Kobayashi Maru of American politics: an un-winnable scenario. There is simply no way for a given sacrificial lamb, Republican or Democrat, speaking in English or Spanish, to equal the stature of the most powerful man in the world addressing a joint session …