Congress takes vacation while our forests burn
Congress is in recess, but our forests still are burning. Our senators and representatives blew out of Washington, D.C. for their annual summer vacation, without taking action on any of a number of common-sense proposals to rework how we pay for …
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How to Vacation for Next to Nothing as a Mystery Shopper
The Chulews — Mike, Rebecca and 2-year-old Veronica — recently went on a summer vacation for practically free. ABC wn real money sk 140819 16×9 608 How to Vacation for Next to Nothing as. The Chulews of Texas have performed about 150 mystery …
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Obama joins long line of vacationing presidents
No president ever enjoys a carefree vacation. Global hot spots and domestic problems frequently intrude. That's unquestionably true this year, as President Obama spends downtime on Martha's Vineyard. Through it all though, Mr. Obama, as all presidents …
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President Obama is on vacation. Should he be?
In a column Tuesday morning, WaPo's Dana Milbank lays into President Obama for taking a two-week vacation amid American airstrikes in Iraq, criticism of his foreign policy by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a variety of other …
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Shooting Challenge: Summer Vacation
I didn't get away this summer, but maybe you did. So for this week's Shooting Challenge, make the office-dwellers jealous. Send us your best summer vacation photos. (Taken this week, or any time this season!) …
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Obama enjoys his 'tone-deaf' vacation
The highly visible wartime vacation (Obama allowed himself to be photographed with NBA star Ray Allen and retired pro-football player Ahmad Rashad) was not looking any better Monday. Iraq's political crisis had worsened, NATO's chief declared a “high …
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Vacation time? It's not for everyone.
About three-quarters of workers in the US get paid vacation time. That may sound like a lot, but it's less than the 100 percent you see in most advanced countries. And for some types of US workers, the numbers are actually much lower.
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Why Presidential Vacation Shaming Needs To Stop
Why Presidential Vacation Shaming Needs To Stop. Welcome to Thrive on Live with @CaroMT. President Obama's summer vacation has sparked debate, with critics arguing that he's wrong to take time off while the world is in crisis. We explain why it's …
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Obama leaves DC for Martha's Vineyard vacation
CHILMARK, Massachusetts (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday left Washington for his familiar spot on Martha's Vineyard for a two-week summer vacation, which comes as the U.S. is engaged in airstrikes against Islamic militant targets in Iraq.
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White House: No Change in Obama Vacation or Fundraising Plans
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed on Friday that President Obama is still planning to go on vacation this weekend, in spite of the violent developments in Iraq and his decision to authorize military air strikes in the region. “At this …
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Obamas Go on 12-Day Martha's Vineyard Vacation Amid Global Crises
The White House announced Thursday that Obama will briefly interrupt his vacation by returning to Washington on Sunday, August 17, for a few meetings and then jetting back to the Massachusetts island retreat on August 19 to continue his vacation until …
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