Obama to take executive actions on immigration reform

Brian Hughes The Washington Examiner 6/30/2014

President Obama announced Monday that he is shifting more immigration enforcement agents to the border and will take broader executive actions to address the millions of immigrants living in the U.S illegally, acting unilaterally with prospects for legislation dead on Capitol Hill.

From the Rose Garden, Obama lamented a […]

The Obama Administration’s No Good, Very Bad Day at the Supreme Court

David French The Corner National Review Online 6/26/2014

Two decisions. Two unanimous Obama administration defeats. Two cases where years of leftist sophistry were undone by short paragraphs of basic constitutional common sense. First, in NLRB v. Canning, the Supreme Court answered a simple question — was the Senate in session when the Obama administration tried […]

Supreme Court says abortion clinic buffer zone unconstitutional

Sean Lengell The Washington Examiner 6/26/2014

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that set 35-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics, saying it violated the First Amendment free speech rights of protesters.

The unanimous decision is a victory for anti-abortion activists and even some liberal-leaning groups who feared the law, if upheld, […]

Obama admin wants to require companies to give workers’ numbers, addresses to unions before labor elections

Patrick Howley The Daily Caller 4/21/2014

The Obama administration is poised to change regulations to allow for union “ambush elections” in which workers have less time to decide whether or not to join a union — and in which workers’ phone numbers and home addresses are provided to unions.

The administration’s National Labor Relations Board’s […]

Scalia slams Obama

Christopher Bedford The Daily Caller 1/13/2014

On Monday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia slammed President Barack Obama’s interpretation of the U.S. Constitution during oral arguments over Recess appointments.

The case, National Labor Relations Board vs. Noel Canning, is over whether the president acted legally when he made a series of temporary appointments to the National […]

Thomas Perez confirmed as Labor Secretary

Steve Contorino The Washington Examiner 7/18/2013

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Thomas Perez to be the next Secretary of Labor after narrowly crossing the 60-vote threshold the day before to end a lengthy filibuster of the nominee.

Perez, previously an assistant U.S. attorney general in the civil rights division, will replace outgoing secretary Hilda Solis.