WASHINGTON , Feb. 12 -- The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus issued the following news release: Today, the White House announced its intent to nominate Dr. Jane Chu to Chair the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Members of the ... HispanicBusiness.com, 3 weeks ago
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama wants to put major emerging trade deals with Europe and Asia on a fast track to congressional passage. But with midterm elections looming, many fellow Democrats are working to sidetrack them instead. At the same ...Canadian Business Magazine, 2 weeks ago Obama, fellow Democrats at odds on big trade bills Japan Today, 2 weeks ago Obama, fellow Dems are at odds on big trade bills Washington Post, 2 weeks ago Obama's State of the Union Speech Dilemma Scoop, 1 month ago
Notch up one more for the Indian American community, as Vince Chhabria is confirmed as a US federal judge. The United State senate has confirmed Indian-American Vince Girdhari Chhabria as the federal judge of the US district court for the northern district of California. Chhabria, who presently serves as the deputy San Francisco City attorney, is the first person of South Asian descent to ever serve as an Article III judge in California's history and one of only a few South Asian federal ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago Vince Chhabria to be first Indian-American judge in California NewKerala.com, 16 hours ago
Tension and gridlock have defined dealings between President Obama and Congress ever since Republicans took control of the House in 2010. Yet big issues, including immigration and weak job growth, remain unresolved. Relations between the White House ...Christian Science Monitor, 1 week ago
WASHINGTON — The White House says it will continue to press Congress for fast track authority to speed approval of trade deals even as election-year politics makes the task harder. The Obama administration is engaged in two difficult trade ...PBS, 2 weeks ago Trade bills divide Obama, fellow Dems Washington Post, 2 weeks ago Election-year trade deals with Europe and Asia have Obama, fellow Democrats at odds Canadian Business Magazine, 2 weeks ago Trade bills divide Obama, Democrats Jakarta Post, 2 weeks ago
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The grandfather of the No Child Left Behind Act is putting the feds on notice, warning them not to pervert the education law's principles -- and he's stressing that he's not alone in his fight. NCLB co-author Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), ranking ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Talks Hit Doldrums: Will Obama Visit To Japan In April make A Difference?
Ministerial-level free trade talks ended Tuesday in Singapore with no breakthrough in creating the largest free-trade zone in history, linking key Asian-Pacific economies with Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Peru and Chile. The so-called Trans-Pacific ...International Business Times, 1 week ago
Silicon Valley, CA Yesterday, Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) led a discussion of current immigration policies, and his efforts to get Congress to pass Comprehensive Immigration reform, with a group of students at Santa Clara University's ...Congressman Mike Honda, 1 week ago
, remarks at the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), then-U.S. President Bill Clinton observed that the treaty debate had become a symbolic struggle for the spirit of our country and for how we would approach this very ...Americas Quarterly, 3 weeks ago
PRWeb 2014-01-31 There are several new scholarship programs for African American students with deadlines during the month of February, Black History month. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 February is here again, and Black History ...BizWire Express, 1 month ago
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