ThinkProgress sat down with Ferguson residents to talk about last night's grand jury decision and civil unrest.The post Ferguson Residents Speak Out: ‘I Just Started Crying, Because There Is No Hope For Us’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Even if the regulations proposed by O'Malley are incredibly strict, the governor's term expires in January, which leaves them open to the state's incoming governor, Republican Larry Hogan.The post Maryland Governor Is Officially Ready To Allow Fracking In The State appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By Steve Holland CHICAGO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation. At least four hecklers, all of them women, yelled at the president at the Copernicus Center w […]
By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Tuesday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats made a major political blunder in 2009 when they chose to focus on healthcare reform instead of concentrating on fixing the economy. Charles Schumer, the No. 3 Senate Democrat, said it "made no political sense" […]
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress on Tuesday vowed to reject an emerging Republican effort to split immigration-related funding from a full-year government spending bill that avoids a government shutdown. The plan, being pushed by some conservative Republicans including incoming House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, would prov […]
MIT economist and Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber -- most commonly now known for his comments regarding the "stupidity of the American voter" in helping to pass the President's signature health care law -- is coming to Congress.