By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13 12:00 PM
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, already seen as an untrustworthy irritant by the Obama administration, startled the world by balking -- at the last second -- over signing a post-war security pact with the United States. The controversial leader is cementing his reputation as unreliable, raising...
By Susan Crabtree and Sean Lengell and Associated Press | 12/05/13 06:54 PM
President Obama delivered a moving tribute to Nelson Mandela within a half an hour of news spreading around the world of the death of the anti-apartheid leader whose life work and legacy has inspired millions. “Today, he's gone home - we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 04:18 PM
The top senator on the Armed Services Committee is urging President Obama to stop insisting that Afghan President Hamid Karzai sign a post-war agreement with the U.S. and instead let a “more reliable” successor close the deal.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 03:35 PM
A State Department spokeswoman confirmed that a U.S. citizen who was teaching at an international school was shot and killed in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday but declined to provide further details out of respect for the person's privacy.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 03:15 PM
White House spokesman Jay Carney held up the comments of a GOP insurance commissioner in Georgia as a "particularly egregious example" of Republicans who are trying to “sabotage” Obamacare. During remarks to a Republican women's club meeting, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/04/13 07:13 PM
Government watchdog groups are criticizing the White House's decision to withhold the names and identities of 18 people who stood behind President Obama on Tuesday as he kicked off a new publicity campaign to promote Obamacare. Nineteen people joined the president on stage at the Executive...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/04/13 08:52 AM
Insurers say they don't know the full extent of back-end problems with healthcare.gov and are wary of the Obama administration’s claims they are fixing the issues quickly.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/03/13 04:20 PM
President Obama, in his latest attempt to retool his messaging on Obamacare, vowed to spend the rest of his time in office standing by the new health care law, fixing problems that arise and fighting efforts to repeal it. “Look, I've always said I will work with anybody to improve this law...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/03/13 03:19 PM
The White House tried to reassure those who have already signed up for Obamacare that website bugs will not prevent them from being covered come January.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/03/13 08:19 AM
After spending two months in a defensive crouch over the problem-riddled launch of healthcare.gov, the White House is shifting to offense with a new coordinated campaign to promote the benefits of Obamacare.
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