BALTIMORE (AP) — President Barack Obama tried on Friday to leave behind the political battles that have overshadowed his second-term agenda, saying lawmakers should work on creating more middle-class jobs in the slowly growing economy. "Our work is not done, and our focus cannot drift," Obama said.
Sen. David Vitter said complaints alleging favoritism in the EPA's Freedom of Information Act request processes are comparable to the IRS scandal rover the targeting of conservative groups, The Daily Caller reports.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II, the Republican candidate for governor, released his energy plan to promote all sources with special focus on coal and offshore oil development, The Washington Post reports.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane said the NRC can't consider a public hearing on the San Onofre nuclear plant until June, when an appeal period of an Atomic Safety and Licensing Board ruling ends.