Archive for January 26th, 2013

Bob Huff

Huff

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/25/2013 03:39:12 PM PST

Gov. Jerry Brown has been among the most iconic Democrats in one of the nation’s most Democratic states over the course of four decades, but his State of the State speech on Thursday suggested that some of his plans may actually be in line with Republican priorities.

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gavel

By DONOVAN SLACK |
1/25/13 11:14 AM EST

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Friday ruled that recess appointments made by President Obama to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional.

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Politico: Obama’s recess appointments bet sours

Obama’s appointments were ruled unconstitutional Friday.
By JOSH GERSTEIN | 1/25/13 10:03 PM EST

President Barack Obama made a big gamble last January when he issued four recess appointments during a three-day break between meetings of the Senate — and with the court ruling Friday broadly undercutting his ability to make such appointments, he may have lost even bigger.

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