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Deportation big issue for Asians, Hispanics

...deportees from Latin America. That level continues a trend of rising deportations that began during the George W. Bush administration.Any action by Obama to halt deportations would mean that immigrants here illegally would in effect get interim...
Roadless Rule legislation sits in committee designated wilderness areas. Critics say the rule hinders natural resource extraction and development.The Bush administration exempted the Tongass National Forest from the rule in 2003. Eight years later, a federal judge overturned the...
Agency seeks Arctic offshore lease suggestions

...Tommy Beaudreau said in the announcement.The last Chukchi lease sale was in 2008 during the waning days of the Bush administration. The leading bidder was a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which paid $2.1 billion for Chukchi leases...
Red line? US says Syria used poison past instances of policy decisions that were based on what turned out to be flawed intelligence, such as the Bush administration's decision to invade Iraq after concluding that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear...
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Transparency you can't believe in - four years later

...administration's much-heralded policy statements on FOIA, the government hasn't made much improvement over the secretive Bush administration in carrying out the law. Many people must still turn to the courts to obtain access to information that should...
Seward girl wins dinner at the White House with healthy lunch on my dress," Rowan said.Then they sat down to dinner, served on 2008 White House china from the George Bush administration. The menu was spring rolls, zucchini bread and cauliflower crust pizza.But wasn't on the menu was a surprise...
Outside editorial: White House, Congress should seek compromise on Fast and Furious documents

...the Justice Department has turned over about 7,600 documents related to the operation and the one run by the Bush administration. Issa wants much more, including "internal deliberations" about the operation. The administration says it...
Missile plan changes may provide opening for talks

...undermining its nuclear deterrent.Obama reworked the Bush administration's plan soon after taking office in 2009. He...missile defense system was first fielded by the Bush administration in late 2004. It has a spotty test record and...
Judge rejects Alaska's challenge to roadless rule in Tongass

...that was put into place in January 2001 restricts road construction in national forest areas without roads.The Bush administration in 2003 exempted the vast Tongass National Forest, the nation's largest at nearly 26,563 square miles on Alaska's...
Latino group calls for Young's resignation

...Refuge and logging in Alaska national forests. He headed the transportation committee during much of the George W. Bush administration, during which he defied his own party's anti-tax positions by supporting an increase in the federal gas tax...


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