President Obama’s job approval rating is inexorably grinding its way downward, resting today at 45 percent – tied for the lowest level of the his second term, according to Gallup. The president’s approval during the first half of the year had generally been at about 50 percent. But since the end of June, Obama’s numbers have been hovering in the range of 45-47 percent. Obama’s
The White House and Attorney General Eric Holder are pretending that the judgment on whether to file federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman will be left to the honest, non-political career men and women at the Department of Justice. But both President Obama and Holder have already signaled very clearly to the professionals what they want. Obama “has no position to express,” White House
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), who is threatening this week to change Senate rules by invoking the “nuclear option” on Senate votes, said in 2008 that resisting Republican efforts to deploy the same weapon in 2005 was “the most important thing I ever worked on” and that use of the tactic “will ruin our country.” Under the “nuclear option,” the Senate Majority Leader would
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