By Steve Doty | 08/15/14 07:55 AM
President Obama Thursday addressed both the ongoing violence in Ferguson, Mo., and the situation in Iraq.Â
By Washington Examiner | 08/14/14 05:11 PM
Those in charge of running the Postal Service have had their hands tied for decades by short-sighted politicians and a powerful government employee union.
By Byron York | 08/14/14 05:09 PM
I've been getting a lot of email from Democratic fundraisers lately. They seem very worried about November's elections.
By Becket Adams | 08/14/14 04:33 PM
It's admirable that both President Obama and Gov. Jay Nixon finally tried to calm the residents of Ferguson, but their tardiness represents a bigger problem with our nation's leaders.
By Michael Barone | 08/14/14 04:21 PM
"Second presidential terms are almost without exception very difficult for the president and his team, for the government and the country," writes Harvard economist and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers. Well, yes. But some second terms are less unsuccessful than others.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/14/14 03:16 PM
President Obama's careful remarks on the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., marked one of a handful of times that President Obama has openly addressed America's racial divide while in office.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/14/14 01:36 PM
Obama also gave an update on the latest developments in Iraq, praising the U.S. military for assisting the Kurds in fighting the Islamic State and helping thousands of Yazidis trapped on mountain to escape while the U.S. launched airstrikes against the extremists.
By Paul Bedard | 08/14/14 11:01 AM
The White House blew off a demand for openness from reporters, offering instead a "bunch of spin" that has reporters calling for a public debate on anti-press policies, media groups charge.
08/14/14 05:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is grappling with how to bridge the gap between its increasingly dire assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State group and the limited, defensive air campaign it has so far undertaken, which military officials acknowledge will not blunt the...
08/13/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 were released strictly for budget reasons by immigration agency officials who kept the homeland security secretary in the dark about the plan, according to a federal watchdog's report. This lack of communication led the...
08/13/14 05:07 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now as American warplanes strike extremist targets in Iraq. Almost a week into the Obama administration's emergency action in northern Iraq, the...
08/12/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is easing a key part of its rule restricting lobbyists from serving in government. The move comes after a judge ruled against the administration in a court case filed by several lobbyists. Under the rule change, registered lobbyists will now be...
08/11/14 01:45 PM
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — The White House is announcing the creation of a team of digital experts tasked with upgrading the government's technology infrastructure and making its websites more consumer friendly. The move is aimed at avoiding a repeat of the website debacle that marred the rollout...
08/09/14 06:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States can't and shouldn't intervene in every world crisis. But he says when innocent people face a massacre and the U.S. has the ability to stop it, the nation shouldn't look away. Obama is discussing his rationale for authorizing...
08/09/14 05:07 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the summer, President Barack Obama had watched with alarm as a brutal, al-Qaida-linked insurgency seized more and more territory in northern Iraq. But it wasn't until Thursday, when Obama learned that genocide could be imminent, that the president decided the U.S....
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