Abandon ship? Dick Durbin, Warren Buffett change tone on jobs plan

Neil Munro The Daily Caller 9/30/2011

White House spokesman Jay Carney today downplayed statements by two political allies who are backing away from President Barack Obama’s top legislative priority, his $447 billion “American Jobs Act.

Obama ally and stock market billionaire Warren Buffett backed away from the “Buffet Rule” tax increase Friday. And one day […]

Government By Executive Order

A new Labor Department plan shows the president still has wide power to implement an anti-business agenda.

John Fund The Wall Street Journal 12/3/2010

Because President Obama will now have a tough time getting his liberal agenda through a more Republican Congress, many Democrats are urging him to ram it through using the executive branch’s […]

White House bypasses Senate, appoints Elizabeth Warren to Consumer Watchdog post

Morgen Verum Serum 9/15/2010

Jake Tapper got the scoop:

President Obama will announce this week that Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard Law School professor who first proposed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will be named to a special position reporting to both him and to the Treasury Department and tasked with heading the effort to get […]