President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner had a rare one-on-one meeting at the White House this week, their first such gathering in more than a year. At his weekly news conference today, Boehner was asked what he and the president agreed on the most…. Read More »
The State of the Union, Sequestration and the “Designated Survivor”: Your Bottom Line Questions Answered.
Bottom Line On Tuesday President Obama will address Congress and the nation in his State of the Union speech, the first of his second term. The speech comes less than a month after the president’s second inaugural address. Many of you had questions about… Read More »
Immigration reform has been at the top of the agenda in Washington, D.C. this week, both in Congress and in the Obama administration. On Monday a bipartisan group of eight Senators introduced a plan for reform, and on Tuesday President Obama presented his own plan,… Read More »
BOTTOM LINE On Wednesday President Obama announced a new plan aimed at toughening gun laws in America. The plan consists of a series of legislative proposals and executive actions and it represents the biggest push for gun control in the nation in decades. Many of… Read More »
BOTTOM LINE President Obama is rolling out several top picks for his new cabinet this week. On Monday he announced that he was nominating former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan as CIA director, and on Thursday he… Read More »