08/30/14 05:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections. Democrats who were bracing for the impact that Obama's long-awaited announcement would have...
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/29/14 07:00 PM
The cascade of crises is leading some to ask if the president is becoming predictable to adversaries such as Russian President Vladimir Putin.
By David M. Drucker | 08/29/14 09:11 PM
Each side can point to poll numbers that show a slight lead in its favor.
08/29/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery. The new pay raises reflect what Obama...
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14 04:46 PM
The White House announced late Friday that Vice President Joe Biden, often the distant runner-up to Hillary Clinton in 2016 Democratic primary polls, is heading to New Hampshire, home to the first and sometimes deciding primary.
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14 04:29 PM
President Obama declared September "National Preparedness Month," a time when he wants the nation to set their own strategy for dealing with a killer crisis -- like climate change.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/29/14 04:06 PM
President Obama's gaffe Thursday that "we don't have a strategy" for a broader fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is putting pressure on the Pentagon as reporters ask: Why not? "The question presumes that we're not doing anything, that there's no sense of urgency in the...
By Becket Adams | 08/29/14 01:49 PM
Although President Obama is no stranger to the occasional careless remark, he has in recent months forced his most ardent supporters to defend an unusual number of missteps.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 11:32 AM
The president for the first time stopped short of abiding by his self-imposed deadline of acting on immigration without Congressâ€™ consent by the end of the summer.
By David Limbaugh | 08/29/14 10:04 AM
Despite fears of some establishment Republicans, I choose to believe that if Obama makes good on his threat, there will be electoral hell for Democrats to pay in November -- not Republicans.
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14 08:49 AM
Planning strategy to deal with the terrorist rebels in Syria will take a back seat to fundraising Friday, as President Obama takes a two-state trip to raise cash for a couple of Democratic groups.
By Steve Doty | 08/29/14 07:42 AM
President Obama addressed the media Thursday afternoon at the White House and told reporters the nation doesn't have a plan yet to fight ISIS.
08/29/14 05:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict. That stance is in keeping with Obama's long-standing aversion to military entanglements. But it comes...
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 11:23 PM
Rather than the average inartful comment that disappears after a few news cycles, the no-strategy line could help cement charges that Obama lacks the competency to handle multiple crises at once.
08/28/14 07:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. Obama raised the slim hope that Congress could take action on a...
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