Wednesday Feb 19
Stimulus is battleground for 44's legacy
The fifth anniversary of the stimulus law has launched the first significant battle to define President Obama's legacy, little more than a year into his second term.
Knoxville News Sentinel
DeCode DC: The untold story of the Stimulus
Five years ago. It was the early days of the Obama presidency. And it was a panicky moment in what came to be called the Great Recession.
WNYC-AM New York
The Lobbying Behind the Minimum Wage
In his State of the Union speech, President Obama called for a hike in the minimum wage.
Alaska Airlines has brought on a former top aide to a powerful Senate Democrat. Washington2 Advocates' Jeff Bjornstad, once chief of staff to Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray , is lobbying for the airline on "aviation, appropriations and budget," according to lobbying disclosure records.