Washington Post Calls Out Obama Over Ohio River Bridges

In a fact-check of President Obama’s recent speech, The Washington Post scolded the president for using old talking points and incorrectly identifying the Sherman Minton Bridge as closed while lashing out at Republican leaders. On Monday, Mr. Obama once again criticized Speaker John Boehner, R-Oh., and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., about the Brent […]

Jobs Bill Faces Defeat in Senate, Tech Companies Find Workers Overseas, Attorney General Candidate Todd P’Pool: Today on Here and Now

Democrats are trying to snatch victory from the jaws of almost certain defeat today, as the Senate is poised vote down the President’s $447 billion jobs bill. As that curtain falls, Democrats are scrambling to save parts of the plan, including a payroll tax holiday, with smaller bills more likely to make it through Congress. […]

Afternoon Review: Race-Based Discrimination in the Coal Industry, Fischer Promotes Obama’s Jobs Plan, Beshear Criticized for Skipping Debates, and a Landmark Returns to 4th Street

The federal government has filed a lawsuit on behalf of thirteen Kentucky coal miners who say they were discriminated against over their race. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit earlier this week in the Western District of Kentucky against River View Coal. Addressing local unemployment and the city’s infrastructure needs, Louisville Metro Mayor […]