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  • Obama's economic struggle: Convincing voters wage increases are coming

    Obama faces a major challenge in communicating that the economy is on an upward trajectory: Most families' incomes are barely growing, if they're growing at all.

  • Presidents should salute Marines out of respect, not obligation

    I watched the video of President Obama and his dismissive salute. Here is what I would like to say, no longer as the wife of an HMX Marine, but as his widow.

  • Secret Service didn't follow reporting protocols after Atlanta incident

    Secret Service managers told agents on the ground in Atlanta not to file a written report after discovering that a man with a gun rode in an elevator with President Obama during his visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sept. 16, according to two sources familiar with the case.

  • Secret Service chief blames media after resignation

    "I think it's in the best interest of the Secret Service and the American public if I step down," Pierson said. "Congress has lost confidence in my ability to run the agency. The media has made it clear that this is what they expected."

  • WH 'deeply concerned' about new Israeli settlements

    The construction of roughly 2,500 settlement homes in East Jerusalem "would send a very troubling message" to the international community, said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.

  • Obama's post-American world is taking shape with the rise of Iran

    Remarkable is one word for it; obscene might be another. Whatever word you choose, the long-term implications of embracing Iran are nearly all bad for the region and for the United States.

  • Exclusive: Secret Service missed man with gun in elevator with Obama

    The Secret Service allowed a security breach during President Obama's visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept. 16.

  • Hispanic community souring on Obama

    Obama's weekly approval among Hispanics dipped to 45 percent during the period ended Sept. 28, according to Gallup, and it has remained below 50 percent for the past five weeks.

  • Few signs of progress as Obama meets India's Modi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama showered praise on India's new prime minister in an Oval Office meeting Tuesday that sought to infuse new energy into the two countries' sluggish relationship. Yet for all the pomp and pageantry, there were few signs that Obama and Narendra Modi had...

  • Obama to visit black-owned Indiana steel supplier

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — President Barack Obama's visit to southwestern Indiana will include a stop at a minority-owned steel processor to discuss steps his administration has taken to help in restore the economy, the White House said Tuesday. Obama will visit Millennium Steel Service LLC near...

  • Four people who could've stopped the White House jumper, guaranteeing we wouldn't even be talking about this right now

    Although the incident involving the White House fence-jumper is a terribly serious topic, it has prompted at least a few people to reminiscence about popular Hollywood movies and fictional heroes tasked with keeping the president safe.

  • Obama's narcissism a threat to national security

    This undeniable character trait was on full display in his interview with Steve Kroft of "60 Minutes," in the sense that he simply cannot entertain the possibility, much less -- infinitely less -- admit the possibility that he has made a mistake or exercised poor judgment.

  • Despite worries, it's a great time to be alive

    Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, the Islamic State and a new war in Syria. It's natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn't.

  • Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore...

  • Secret Service head grilled over breach

    One after another, lawmakers expressed outrage and disbelief over the Sept. 19 breach, along with another incident involving the Secret Service's botched response to a shooter who fired off seven shots that hit the White House's upper residence in 2011.



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