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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...successful." Judge Alex Kozinski wrote in his dissenting opinion: "... We are in the home stretch of the Obama administration and still litigating the validity of policy changes implemented at the start of the George W. Bush administration...
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast. The two permits...
Senators using budget to put heat on administration, EPA

...issues on which they say the Obama administration is overstepping its boundaries...policies of the EPA under the Obama administration.The battle in recent days...rule is a power grab by the Obama administration. Legislation to essentially...
Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again)

...will be no sanctions left. Our friends in this effort will desert us."And who's responsible for that? The Obama administration cut a deal eviscerating the international sanctions regime and got it blessed by the U.N., then turns around...
Op-ed: Defending the indefensible

...cinches it. Of course, he's also the brother of Ben Rhodes, who is a ranking national-security official in the Obama administration. The thrashers on the left were ignoring that in the way that those on the right overlook the Fox connection when...
Furie nears first production from Kitchen Lights field

...obtained from the Bush administration to use a foreign heavy-lift ship to move the rig was not renewed by the Obama administration. Davis took a gamble that he could eventually persuade the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which administers...
Op-ed: Repeating myself on an Iran nuclear deal

...contradictory statements made by American leaders about Iran's nuclear program.In 2012, notes Hayes, The Obama administration demanded - yes, demanded - that nuclear facilities at the secret Fordo site be closed. At the end of 2013, President...
Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

...million same-sex couples, married and unmarried, live together in the United States, the institute says. The Obama administration backed the right of same-sex couples to marry. The Justice Department's decision to stop defending the federal...
13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

BISMARCK, N.D. - Thirteen states led by North Dakota filed a lawsuit Monday challenging an Obama administration rule that gives federal agencies authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.North...
Op-ed: Liberal policies failing America's cities

...has shortchanged the poor for decades.Baltimore has received over $1.8 billion in stimulus money from the Obama administration, including $467.1 million to invest in education and $26.5 million for crime prevention. Still, parts...


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