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Brian Deese

White House Announces More Corporate Climate Commitments

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House announced additional signers of its American Business Act on Climate Pledge on Monday, bringing the total number of part...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Admin Builds Economic Case For Action On Climate Change, As House Preps To Block It

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is making another big push on climate change this week, marking the two-year anniversary of the release of the ...

White House Rallies Investors To Commit $4 Billion To Clean Energy

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) - The White House has pushed foundations, institutional investors and philanthropies to commit more than $4 billion to c...

Kate Sheppard

U.S. Commits To Slashing Emissions Up To 28 Percent By 2025

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON – The United States officially submitted its emissions-cutting target to the United Nations on Tuesday morning, formalizing its commitmen...

Amanda Terkel

CFPB Nominee Gains Key Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of 37 attorneys general publicly gave their support to President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Consumer Financia...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Will Be Jumping Into Gun Control Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although President Obama avoided talking about the contentious issue of gun control in Tuesday's State of the Union address, his top adv...

Brian Deese: GM Bankruptcy's 31-Year-Old Wiz Kid

nytimes.com | DAVID E. SANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- It is not every 31-year-old who, in a first government job, finds himself dismantling General Motors and rewriting the rules of American...