US Policy News


Obama1-072114.jpg With his second term becoming increasingly dominated by turmoil overseas, President Barack Obama addressed both the conflict in Gaza and the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine in remarks on Monday.

Randpaul-Rickperry-071414.jpg Reflecting a potential split within the Republican Party, two likely candidates for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016 have squared off in dueling op-ed pieces regarding U.S. foreign policy.

obama-070814.jpg President Barack Obama sent a letter to Congress on Tuesday requesting $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the ongoing crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border. Obama said the additional funding would be used to comprehensively address the urgent humanitarian situation.

USsupremecourt-063014.jpg In a potentially significant setback for President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that certain for-profit companies can be exempt from the law's requirement to provide contraceptive coverage for their employees.

supremecourt-062614.jpg In a blow to the powers of the presidency, the Supreme Court struck down three of President Barack Obama's recess appointments in a highly anticipated ruling on Thursday. The ruling invalidated three of Obama's appointments to the National Labor Relations Board, as the court determined that the Senate was not truly in recess when the appointments were made.