By Susan Crabtree | 02/13/14 02:51 PM
The U.S. military condemned Afghan President Hamid Karzai's decision to release 65 terrorism suspects at a prison outside Kabul Thursday despite repeated requests from American officials to try them in Afghan courts. “The release of these dangerous individuals poses a threat to U.S.,...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/13/14 10:55 AM
Senior White House aides spent Wednesday doing some fence-mending with a top Saudi official ahead of President Obama's trip to Riyadh planned for late March. National security advisers Susan Rice and Lisa Monaco hosted Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz al Saud, Saudi Arabia's interior...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/12/14 06:30 PM
Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are pressing the Obama administration for information on the latest Obamacare delay for businesses. Rep. Fred Upton, a Michigan Republican who chairs the panel, along with five other committee Republicans wrote a letter to Treasury...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/12/14 05:21 AM
The latest Obamacare delay has Republicans on Capitol Hill amplifying charges that President Obama is abusing his executive power and predicting his legislative agenda will suffer as a result.
By Susan Crabtree | 02/05/14 05:40 PM
House Republicans have set up a new website focused on the Benghazi attack and the circumstances surrounding it that promises to bring the facts about the deadly assault “straight to the American people.”
By Susan Crabtree | 02/05/14 12:09 PM
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., says the Obama administration has successfully quashed momentum for a new Iran sanctions bill that had picked up support in January. “It's pretty evident that the sanctions piece – the momentum has changed,” he told the Washington Examiner Tuesday. He noted...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/05/14 11:23 AM
U.S. officials and key lawmakers on Capitol Hill are growing increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for bringing the bloody civil war in Syria to an end after the regime unleashed a new round of “barrel bombs” this week, killing civilians in the northern city of Aleppo.
By Susan Crabtree | 02/04/14 07:16 PM
After a report that Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is engaged in secret talks with the Taliban, Republican senators blamed the development on the Obama administration -- for broadcasting a desire to leave troops there only until 2017, when the president leaves office. “The reason...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/03/14 02:36 PM
President Obama in late March will travel to Saudi Arabia, a longtime American ally whose relationship with Washington has frayed in recent months over rising concerns about U.S. policy toward Iran and Syria. In announcing the travel, the White House made it clear the visit is aimed at mending...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/02/14 05:46 PM
President Obama said the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya occurred because “not all the precautions that should have been taken were taken' and denied any effort in the immediate aftermath to downplay the role terrorism played. “That is inaccurate,” Obama said of Fox News'...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/02/14 05:41 PM
Just an hour and a half before the kick-off to the 2014 Super Bowl, President Obama was still keeping his power dry and would not say which team he wanted to win. He did, however, offer a prediction on the final spread, which he said would be 24-21, regardless who wins. “These guys are too...
By Susan Crabtree | 01/31/14 05:25 PM
President Obama gave a cautious green light to Americans who want to attend the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in February. In an interview on CNN's “The Lead with Jake Tapper” that aired Friday afternoon, Obama said he considered Sochi “safe” — with a caveat. “There are...
By Susan Crabtree | 01/31/14 03:34 PM
The White House called on Syria to "immediately" comply with its international agreements to destroy its chemical weapon stockpile, the same day Russia publicly backed Damascus as acting in good faith to eliminate them. The U.S. and other western allies in recent days have accused Syrian...
By Susan Crabtree and Brian Hughes | 01/31/14 02:11 PM
As part of a renewed push to create opportunities for the long-term unemployed, President Obama on Friday touted the success story of a once-homeless Iraq War veteran, Erick Varela, who turned his life around through an electrician apprenticeship.
By Susan Crabtree | 01/31/14 11:35 AM
President Obama's State of the Union address served as the opening salvo in a bid to rescue his legacy and fire up Democratic voters in a crucial midterm election year.
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