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Posted byon August 21, 2010 at 5:00 AM EST
The President calls out Republicans for blocking campaign finance reforms that would address last year's Supreme Court decision opening the floodgates of corporate money into elections.
President Obama on Citizens United: "Imagine the Power This Will Give Special Interests Over Politicians"Posted byon July 26, 2010 at 2:07 PM EST
The President speaks out ahead of a pivotal vote in the Senate on campaign finance reforms to undo the damange of the Supreme Court's "Citizens United" decision.
Posted byon June 18, 2010 at 12:34 PM EST
A new Presidential Memorandum directs agencies in the Executive Branch not to appoint or re-appoint currently-registered federal lobbyists to advisory boards or commissions.
Posted byon June 16, 2010 at 1:40 PM EST
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out the case for the DISCLOSE Act moving through Congress, which addresses the Supreme Court decision opening the floodgates for corporate money in our elections.
Posted byon May 17, 2010 at 1:45 PM EST
The President and Vice President release their 2009 financial disclosure reports disclosing their personal financial interests.
Posted byon May 7, 2010 at 3:50 PM EST
In the interest of transparency, a limited waiver of the Ethics Pledge that was granted today to Robert Bauer, Counsel to the President is posted.
Posted byon May 1, 2010 at 5:00 AM EST
As the President beats back lobbyists seeking to weaken Wall Street Reform, he talks about a recent Supreme Court decision that would vastly expand the influence of massive industries and their lobbyists in Washington -- and what he plans to do about it.
Posted byon April 30, 2010 at 7:00 PM EST
Posted byon April 27, 2010 at 11:05 AM EST
As part of the ongoing implementation of the Open Government Plans, Cabinet departments and other major agencies evaluate version 1.0 of their Plans against the requirements of the Open Government Directive.
Posted byon April 8, 2010 at 4:09 PM EST
President Obama yesterday released the names of ten individuals whom he intends to appoint to the recently created Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. The ten will join the previously named chair and vice chair in exploring bioethical issues anticipated to emerge from advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology.