All Posts Tagged With: "veto"

Obama Threatens Veto to Counter Republican Congress

The new U.S. Congress has yet to be sworn in. However, President Barack Obama already has warned about his plans to veto in order to counter initiatives from the incoming GOP majority. Obama, despite almost constant friction with Republicans in Congress the past couple of years, rarely has used the veto powers he has as […]

Governor Jan Brewer Vetoes Religious Beliefs Bill

Jan Brewer, the Governor of Arizona announced that she vetoed the controversial bill passed by the Arizona legislature that would allow religious beliefs to be a defense for denying certain services to gays and other special interest groups. Brewer spent a number of days taking into considering the bill, but said it could potentially create […]