- Not that there were any doubts
about the current White House denizen’s love of the power of the
office, but President Obama reportedly plans to
announce executive orders hiking the minimum wage for federal
contract workers, and taking some sort of action on job training
and retirement, in an effort to bypass Congress. Memento mori,
- House Republican leaders say they’ll
put forward their immigration reform proposals, this week. You
probably shouldn’t hold your breath awaiting passage.
- Chris Christie just may have found the limits of what even New
Jersey voters will tolerate. While he still polls 48 percent
that’s down 14 points from October.
- The U.S. says it doesn’t want to release Guantanamo detainee
Abdel Malik al-Rahabi, who has never been prosecuted in his 12
years on ice, because he
could rejoin al Qaeda if released. Well…He could do
a lot of things…
- Hillary Clinton has the
best wishes of 57 Democratic lawmakers if/when she announces a
run for the White House. Yay.
- India’s Supreme Court
won’t revisit a ruling that recriminalized homosexuality under
a colonial-era law.
- The Pentagon is
reviewing very generous pension hikes that have some
high-ranking retirees taking in more than they made on the
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