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Top U.S. lawyer wants better drug sentencing policies

Mar 13, 2014
It isn’t easy to get a job after serving time in prison.
Posted In: drugs, marijuana, Barack Obama, Crime

Obama seeks expanded overtime pay

Mar 12, 2014
The president seeks to change overtime pay rules via executive powers.
Posted In: pay, management, workers, employment, Jobs, Barack Obama

PODCAST: U.S. sanctions won't hurt Russia

Mar 4, 2014
President Obama face an uphill battle in getting more funding for early childhood development. And the Fed takes a more personal approach in New England.
Posted In: Russia, ukraine, Barack Obama, 2015 Budget, Federal Reserve

How well did the stimulus work?

Feb 17, 2014
Lessons on the fifth anniversary of the Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Posted In: economic recovery, stimulus, Barack Obama

PODCAST: How to make it rain (cash) in California

Feb 14, 2014
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the agriculturally-rich city of Fresno, Calif. to address the state's drought.
Posted In: drought, Barack Obama

President Obama could make it rain in California

Feb 14, 2014
California's thirst for water may be quenched by federal relief
Posted In: california, drought, California drought 2014, Barack Obama

How the world heard the State of the Union address

Jan 29, 2014
President Obama focused mostly on domestic issues during his speech last night. How did it go over in Europe?
Posted In: State of the Union, Barack Obama

No high-fives in Washington, despite budget deal

Jan 17, 2014
President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through the end of September.
Posted In: Unemployment, budget, Barack Obama

What tech companies want from Obama's NSA proposal

Jan 16, 2014
How tech companies want President Obama to restrict the NSA’s data collection and spying.
Posted In: Barack Obama, nsa, Silicon Valley, technology

President Obama isn't allowed to get a new iPhone for Christmas

Dec 6, 2013
President Obama revealed this week that he isn't allowed to have an iPhone. The Secret Service makes him stick to a BlackBerry.
Posted In: Barack Obama, secret service, Blackberry, encryption

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