obama recess appointments

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down President Barack Obama’s recess appointments marked a big win for congressional
Problem is, the court said, the Senate was not actually in a formal recess when Obama acted. The justices rejected that argument
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refereeing a politically charged dispute between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the president's power to temporarily fill high-level positions.
The notion that the D.C. Circuit judgment was grounded in history and tradition was advanced forcefully in briefs submitted
WASHINGTON -- Starting Friday, Congress is officially in recess for nine days. But don't expect President Barack Obama to
Union leaders in Washington are now pressuring lawmakers on Capitol Hill to exert whatever political capital they can to
Despite the current calls to halt the NLRB's operations, labor unions still exist, at least for the time being, and spats
In the January ruling, known as Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board, a panel of three Republican-appointed judges
The court order stated the application had been denied. It offered no further explanation. By Lawrence Hurley Wednesday's
But the judges went a good deal further, ruling that the president can only make such appointments when Congress is between
"I'm being half facetious, but why limit it to the election rules?" said Fred Feinstein, a former general counsel for the
The move comes after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit declared unconstitutional the president's recess appointments
What is striking about the DC Circuit opinion is not its bottom line, but the scope of its reasoning. Despite a pretense of constitutional modesty, the court decided the Recess Appointments issue on the broadest possible ground.
Just this past week, the National Labor Relations Board was put in legal limbo as a result of a federal appeals court ruling that President Obama's recess appointments to the Board were invalid.
On Friday a Federal Appeals Court in Washington, D.C. showed just how far, and recklessly, conservatives are willing to go to get what they want, and hang the impact on the nation.
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department is standing by President Barack Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations
WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The White House on Friday said it disagrees with a U.S. federal appeals court's "novel and
Just as would their presidential nominee, the GOP congressional obstructionists badly underestimated the political instinct and constitutional courage of President Barack Obama.
According to materials provided by McConnell's office, the NLRB lawsuit was brought by a family-owned business in Washington
A request for comment from the White House was not immediately returned, nor was a request for comment from the office of