By Brian Hughes | 04/10/14 02:29 PM
President Obama evoked the memory of former President Lyndon Johnson on Thursday, insisting that the government should play a central role in combating inequality and curing broader societal ills. “Today, we remain locked in this same great debate, about equality and opportunity, and the...
By Paul Bedard | 04/10/14 12:51 PM
President Obama has cut in half the number of illegal immigrants “removed or returned” than during the previous Bush administration, according to a new report that cheers the results.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/10/14 12:03 PM
Sebelius told the Senate Finance Committee that 400,000 people signed up last week to add to the 7.1 million who completed applications before the March 31 deadline.
By Paul Bedard | 04/10/14 11:27 AM
American workers would have to cough up a one-time “debt reduction fee” of $106,000 to pay off the nation's debt that has grown 58 percent under President Obama, according to Harvard University's Institute of Politics annual report on the USA. The 91-page report provided to Secrets pegged...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/10/14 05:23 AM
President Obama's election-year push to draw attention to women's wages backfired amid scrutiny of the White House's own gender-pay gap, but a close analysis of the salaries of his senior aides shows a far more complex picture.
By Brian Hughes | 04/09/14 04:18 PM
President Obama ripped Senate Republicans Wednesday for blocking a paycheck fairness bill, leveling charges against the GOP that will serve as the centerpiece of the Democratic 2014 campaign pitch. The Paycheck Fairness Act, which was designed to combat wage disparity between men and women,...
By Brian Hughes | 04/09/14 03:52 PM
President Obama returned to Fort Hood Wednesday to pay tribute to the victims of another mass shooting at the Texas military installation, saying U.S. officials should do more to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. “Part of what makes this so painful is that we’ve been here...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/09/14 01:33 PM
President Obama isn't worried about the Rev. Al Sharpton's history as an FBI informant with ties to the mafia, his spokesman said, and doesn't think that the news makes his impending visit to Sharpton's National Action Network awkward. "Rev. Sharpton and the National Action Network have made...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/09/14 01:14 PM
The White House said that President Obama was looking forward to addressing the annual conference hosted by the Rev. Al Sharpton, amid reports the civil rights leader worked as a confidential informant for the FBI. Asked if there were any “second thoughts” about allowing the president to...
By Paul Bedard | 04/09/14 12:26 PM
The White House won some negative headlines for scheduling a fundraiser during President Obama's trip Wednesday to Texas to mourn the shooting deaths at Fort Hood U.S. Army base, but he's actually attending two, one with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a $17.1 million home.
By Paul Bedard | 04/09/14 11:14 AM
The White House spent $7.9 million flying the first family to the 2013 G-8 summit in northern Ireland, a venture that included a sightseeing tour of Dublin by first lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters that cost $251,161, according to new documents. The first lady's entourage spent...
04/09/14 09:32 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Returning once again to a grief-stricken corner of America, President Barack Obama is reprising his role as chief comforter, mourning with families of those killed last week at Fort Hood and offering solace to the nation. It's a duty that Obama has had to fulfill far too...
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By Joel Gehrke | 04/08/14 03:12 PM
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., argued that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts upheld Obamacare in order to help Republicans, analysis he offered to buttress the idea that the court's five Republican nominees are partisan jurists.
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 12:59 PM
A revealing new study on the political impact of whites becoming a minority by 2042 finds that the Republican Party will gain support as more whites, feeling threatened about their status, embrace conservative policies. The study from Northwestern University and published in the influential...
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