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Jeffrey Clark, president of The Wind Coalition, said the incentives were "tremendously beneficial" but are no longer needed for the industry to succeed.
For eight years under President Obama, this country's forever wars continued, although his administration retired the expression "war on terror," preferring to describe its war-making more vaguely as an effort to "degrade and destroy" violent jihadists ...
For eight years under President Obama, this country's forever wars continued, although his administration retired the expression "war on terror," preferring to describe its war-making more vaguely as an effort to "degrade and destroy" violent jihadists ...
For eight years under President Obama, this country's forever wars continued, although his administration retired the expression "war on terror," preferring to describe its war-making more vaguely as an effort to "degrade and destroy" violent jihadists ...
Several print and broadcast political Pundits who are generally liberals or moderates gushed over U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch last week, often describing President Donald Trump's conservative choice as "charming." I can't believe anyone ...
For eight years under President Obama, this country's forever wars continued, although his administration retired the expression "war on terror," preferring to describe its war-making more vaguely as an effort to "degrade and destroy" violent jihadists ...
Congress passed a surprising number of bills between 1981 and 2008 with bipartisan majorities large enough to withstand a presidential veto despite growing ideological divisions between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. A new Dartmouth - Miami ...
And gridlock in Washington has led previous presidents to try new ways to circumvent the checks on their power - witness President George W. Bush's use of signing statements and President Obama's aggressive use of executive orders. What's uniquely ...
For eight years under President Obama, this country's forever wars continued, although his administration retired the expression "war on terror," preferring to describe its war-making more vaguely as an effort to "degrade and destroy" violent jihadists ...
And gridlock in Washington has led previous presidents to try new ways to circumvent the checks on their power - witness President George W. Bush's use of signing statements to invalidate parts of bills Congress passed, and President Obama's ...
As I noted in our last meeting, throughout our nation's history, a total of 19 Supreme Court justices have been nominated and confirmed in a presidential election year, and three of these have been nominated and confirmed after the presidential ...
Since then, four vast departments have been added - education, Energy, veterans Affairs and Homeland Security - and presidents since Reagan have increasingly used such maneuvers as "presidential signing statements" accompanying the signing of a ...
Several print and broadcast political Pundits who are generally liberals or moderates gushed over U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch last week, often describing President Donald Trump's conservative choice as "charming." I can't believe anyone ...
Not so long ago, as a Justice Department official in President George W. Bush's administration, Gorsuch wrote a presidential signing statement on detainee treatment that raised eyebrows. "I was a lawyer for a client," Gorsuch shrugged it off. As a ...
Not so long ago, as a Bush White House Justice official, Gorsuch wrote a presidential signing statement on detainee treatment that raised eyebrows.
Over the last four days, the Senate Judiciary Committee conducted a charade of a hearing for Neil M. Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the 2016 death of arch-reactionary Antonin Scalia.
human rights leaders warned the Senate Judiciary Committee against advancing Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court.
But he seemed happy to take what even he called the "softball" offered by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) about whether he would have any trouble ruling against President Trump, the man who nominated him. .... Tuesday ...
Feinstein asked about Gorsuch's role in designing a signing statement for Bush on a detainee treatment law; she characterized it as indicating that the president did not feel bound by the law he had just signed. ... that his party would attempt to slow ...
Judge Neil M. Gorsuch was grilled on Tuesday about torture and presidential power, a discussion that focused on his activities under President George W. Bush. ... But he also issued a signing statement laying out his official interpretation of the new law.
The company president abruptly resigned last week. On Monday, Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy, D-Albany, predicted that ride-sharing would be left to the final phase of budget negotiations.
Feinstein asked about Gorsuch's role in designing a signing statement for Bush on a detainee treatment law; she characterized it as indicating that the president did not feel bound by the law he had just signed. ... Y.) warned Republicans on Tuesday ...
Feinstein then moved onto an Anti-Torture bill passed by Congress, and quizzed Gorsuch about his advocacy to craft Bush's signing statement in a way that would enable the administration to continue using techniques like waterboarding and would limit ...
"There were individuals in maybe the vice president's office who wanted a more aggressive statement," Gorsuch said.
It's perfectly reasonable to speculate that the president* sub-contracted this selection to various wingnut welfare legal institutions, which makes Gorsuch's repeated refusals to talk about issues going forward an absurdity in and of itself.
An email chain about the development of Mr. Bush's eventual signing statement, which attracted critics because it also claimed a right to bypass the torture ban under his powers as commander in chief, was among more than 100 pages of emails and ...
An email chain about the development of Mr. Bush's eventual signing statement, which attracted critics because it also claimed a right to bypass the torture ban under his powers as commander in chief, was among more than 100 pages of emails and ...
We, the PATRIOTIC citizens of Mother Lanka, appeal to President Sirisena, to DISMISS this PARA-GATHI AGA-MATHI and his CABINET, to join hands with the JO, and give us a PATRIOTIC government!
... that helped draft speeches on national security for Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales and an op-ed published by USA Today, under his supervisor's byline, defending President Bush's warrantless surveillance program and his use of a signing ...
"The government has taken a firm policy decision where the President and Prime Minister are very particular about this. We have made a policy decision that we will keep a 51 percent stake in SriLankan airlines.
WASHINGTON - In December 2005, Congress handed President George W. Bush a significant defeat by tightening legal restrictions against torture in a law called the Detainee Treatment Act.
executive orders are just one type of unilateral power available to the president. Others include signing statements, presidential proclamations (such as the Emancipation Proclamation), national security directives and presidential memorandums, Major said.
The contrast between the treatment meted out to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama confirms that two set of rules prevail when it comes to scholarly assessments of American presidents. Democratic presidents are excused when it comes to ...
President Donald Trump's victory in the presidential elections has caused more observers to question the health of democracy in America, such as Robert Reich, a professor of public policy at the University of Berkeley and former labor secretary in the ...
Before, during, and after President Barack Obama's announcements of closing Guantanamo, it constituted an illegal prison whose guards used and still use torture, human experimentation, murder, secrecy, and lies.
Adherence to the requirements ofthe clearance process serves the needs ofthe President by ensuring that agency legislative proposals and recommendations, as well as testimony, are consistent with his policies and programs.
Johnson, whose research interests include presidential signing statements and race and Ethnicity in politics, has been accepted into the Ph.
Before, during, and after President Barack Obama's announcements of closing Guantanamo, it constituted an illegal prison whose guards used and still use torture, human experimentation, murder, secrecy, and lies.
Concerns about presidential overreach are not novel to the American arena: executive orders, presidential decision directives (PDDs) and signing statements. ... No president is king, and the judiciary can at least slow down, if not stop, the executive ...
Section 4 of the Twenty-fifth Amendment to the Constitution allows for the removal of a President who can no longer discharge his duties but is unable or unwilling to say so.
The revelations come as President Donald Trump makes frequent claims that the nation's voting systems are vulnerable to fraud.
The rally, protesting the President's "recent actions against refugees" (although, notably, the word "Muslim" is absent from the February 12 call to action), included these two groups among the most prominent national co-sponsors.
WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump will have to name a new national security adviser, following last night's resignation of Michael Flynn.
When Trump made similar claims back in November, Scanlan invited the president to pass along proof of those allegations in case they needed to be investigated.
... administratively through command-and-control made the dramatic changes in our political culture shockingly apparent. Has our balance of powers melted away under the glare of executive orders, signing statements and ultimatums? ... The imperial ...
The letter from BC's president was a start, and the support from Dean of students Thomas Mogan to student activists organizing protests is essential, although those protests must be registered, a requirement that rankles some.
In his signing statement, Christie indicated he wasn't completely happy with the bill (S-2300, A-333), which he said was too broadly written to include foreclosures not precipitated by Sandy.
In a tie vote broken by Vice President Mike Pence, longtime influential Republican Betsy DeVos was confirmed as America's secretary of education.
The imperial president used the EPA to impose the onerous restrictions of Cap-N-Trade after Congress rejected them stunting and strangling the economy with regulations.
In a tie vote broken by Vice President Mike Pence, longtime influential Republican Betsy DeVos was confirmed as America's secretary of education.


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