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Tuesday was a day for Obama to make nice with Lilly Ledbetter the many heterosexual women he's let down...Photograph: Susan Walsh / AP President Obama just announced a couple executive actions intended to close the wage gap between men and women. "
On Tuesday's CBS This Morning , White House correspondent Major Garrett completely dismantled President Obama's left-wing talking points on the supposed gender pay gap of women making 77 cents on the dollar compared to men, reporting: "The White
Lack of support from Congress to raise wages or end of the wage gap between men and women , U.S. President Barack Obama imposes its policies directly to federal contractors , after a long tradition of presidents who exercise their powers in a
President Obama is imposing his policies directly on federal contractors. This week, he will sign an executive order that would prohibit federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss their pay with each other. The prohibition on
Lacking congressional backing to raise wages or end gender pay disparities, President Barack Obama is imposing his policies directly on federal contractors, following a long-established tradition of presidents exerting their powers on a fraction of
Executive orders have been used for centuries by our Presidents to etch away at our rights. Now this is not meant to take away from the good that some of these orders also created and implemented. My concern is with with the ones that appear to
President Obama's comment that 2014 would be a year of action in that executive orders absent congressional approval would hold sway revives the radical vision of the United States held by an obscure journalist exactly a century ago. Herbert Croly (
executive orders, the tool used by every president except for one -- William Henry Harrison, who died on his 32nd day in office. As for Obama, he said, "Let's make this a year of action" during his most recent State of the Union speech , referring to
Ronald Reagan used to say the nine most terrifying words in the English language were: "I'm from the government and I'm here to help." Barack Obama is offering Americans his own twist on that message: He's from the government and he needs your help.
News about Seattle and King County government as well as national politics...Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, D-Wash., urges President Obama to sign an executive order banning firms from receiving federal contracts unless they have a policy that