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Obama Policies

Haley Barbour Makes 'Tar Babies' Remark, Says 'If Someone Takes Offense, I Regret It'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) acknowledged that he called President Barack Obama's policies "tar babies" on a post-election conference cal...

Ted Cruz Compares Obama Policies To Castro's

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said over the weekend that certain policies of President Barack Obama's administration reminded him of stories he'd heard abou...

What Will Obama Do For Caregivers?

Next Avenue | Posted 11.14.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sherri Snelling In the next four years, the country's 65 million family caregivers must speak out for the policies t...

Critics Say Obama Policies Would Have Provoked Backlash Under Bush

Politico | Josh Gerstein | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has forged a surprising consensus on opposite ends of the political spectrum: They wonder how on earth he gets away with it....

Stop the Regulation!

Job Creators Network | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business
Job Creators Network

We want businesses to feel confident enough to undertake new projects and hire new workers, not terrified of the bureaucratic traps that might lie around the corner.

Supercommittee: Eliminate SAMHSA

DJ Jaffe | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics
DJ Jaffe

An op-ed on SAMHSA I wrote in the Washington Times begins: Presidents Ford and Reagan and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords were all attacked by people with u...

Why Obama Shouldn't Compromise With Republicans

Steve Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Kirsch

If Obama insists on passing great policies that will get the job done, he will give his constituents a reason to get excited about re-electing him.

The Record So Far

Craig Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Barnes

When we get discouraged we might remember this: None of Obama's accomplishments would have happened under John McCain and Sarah Palin.

The Babble Over Regulatory Reform, Cont'd

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Nobody just announces anything anymore. Before anyone in Washington can get lunch, it has to be leaked, briefed, previewed in speeches, summarized in ...

Regulatory Reform Leaks Begin

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Will an all-powerful Fed retain its traditional autonomy, or will it take orders from Treasury, the White House and Congress?

Editorial: Obama Needs To Focus His Agenda If He Wants To Avoid Jimmy Carter's Fate

The New Republic | William Galston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A surprised Rudolph Penner, assistant director of President Ford's OMB and later a CBO director, offered a blunt assessment of the new president: "[He...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

When given the choice between having Barack Obama reach across the aisle to work with the GOP or pursue the policies he advanced during his campaign, a significant majority of Americans want him to stick to his guns (56 percent to 39 percent). And 79 percent of the public wants Republicans to drop the partisanship and work with Obama. No wonder Obama seems to be driving Republicans over the edge, with Tom DeLay calling the president's address to Congress "insane," John Bolton cracking jokes about the nuclear annihilation of Chicago, and Bobby Jindal using his time in the spotlight to rave -- inaccurately -- about wasteful "volcano monitoring" programs. You know times are tough for Republicans when the highlight of CPAC is a two-minute speech delivered by a 13-year old.