President Barack Obama

Obama Asks Lawmakers for Short-Term Sequester Fix
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to delay automatic spending cuts scheduled to kick in March 1.
Obama said Tuesday he still believes the nation should move forward with a broad pac…
Babbitt Urges Greater Protection of Public Lands
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt is urging President Barack Obama to step up efforts to conserve public lands as he begins his second term.
Babbitt, who led Interior for eight years under President Bill Clinton, said Obama should adopt what Babbitt called a common-sense princ…

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