WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies by hosting a daylong summit Monday, even though the U.S. government doesn’t always set the best example.
The United States is the only industrialized nation that doesn’t mandate paid leave for mothers of newborns, although Obama says he’d like to see that change. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news including Rick Santorum’s “missed opportunity” in the Michigan primary, Ron Paul’s strategy to amass delegates and President Obama striking an optimistic tone on the economy and using strong words over Iran. Continue reading