President Obama's pledge to end US support for overseas coal projects is on the chopping block, as Congress debates the future of the US Export-Import Bank. A reversal of the coal ban would deal a blow to the administration's Climate Action Plan.
Eight Democratic senators joined Republicans to vote down Debo Adegbile, President Obama's nominee for head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division, because of his connection to the infamous Mumia Abu-Jamal 'cop-killer' case.
When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, negativity is out in full force. But as history has taught us, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the Affordable Care Act.