By Susan Crabtree | 10/28/13 01:23 PM
President Obama paid tribute to his new FBI director, James Comey, at his official swearing-in ceremony Monday, calling him remarkably qualified to lead the agency. “Jim has dedicated his life to defending our lives ... making sure that all Americans can trust the justice system to protect...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/28/13 10:23 AM
President Obama was unaware of a program intercepting German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone calls, along with those of other world leaders, until an internal administration review revealed the existence of the operation and Obama put a stop to it, according to a report in the Wall Street...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/25/13 06:11 PM
President Obama on Friday sought to frame the next fiscal fight ahead of a congressional budget conference committee, downplaying GOP concerns about the deficit and pushing instead for investments he says will bolster the middle class. During a visit to Brooklyn, N.Y., Obama toured Pathways in...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/25/13 05:36 AM
Since taking over as secretary of state earlier this year, John Kerry has thrown himself into his new job, tackling a host of thorny foreign policy disputes with vigor and a sense of purpose.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/24/13 01:25 PM
White House spokesman Jay Carney for a second day tried to smooth over tensions with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after reports that American intelligence agencies targeted her cell phone.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/24/13 12:28 PM
President Obama tried to shift the spotlight away from scrutiny over Obamacare's rocky rollout to immigration reform, calling on House Republicans to overcome internal divisions on the issue and pass a bill that he could sign by the end of the year.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/24/13 06:15 AM
The White House is saying little publicly about any efforts to press Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the status of an imprisoned doctor who helped the CIA track down al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. President Obama met Sharif at the White House on Tuesday as Washington and Islamabad...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/23/13 03:39 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday said President Obama believes an immigration bill can pass Congress and be signed into law by the end of the year if House Republicans can overcome intra-party conflicts on the issue. "The president made clear that he firmly believes we can...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/23/13 09:42 AM
A White House national security official was fired last week after he was exposed as the mystery tweeter who had been making insulting comments about Obama administration foreign policy officials and leaking internal information for more than two years.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/18/13 10:10 AM
President Obama spent most of this week on the sidelines, laying low as House Republicans imploded and Senate leaders crafted a deal to reopen the government and avoid a default.
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