By Brian Hughes | 10/01/14 05:17 PM
"We are confident that the sophisticated medical infrastructure that exists in the United States can prevent the wide spread of Ebola," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
By Brian Hughes | 10/01/14 04:30 PM
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.
By Brian Hughes | 09/30/14 06:40 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will announce in a press conference later Tuesday that the first case of the deadly Ebola virus has been diagnosed in the United States.
By Brian Hughes | 09/24/14 05:51 PM
The dust-up between the president and his generals is the byproduct of an inherent conflict between Obama and those tasked with waging war.
By Brian Hughes | 09/26/14 02:09 PM
The White House on Friday wouldn't reveal the timing of President Obama's nomination to replacing outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder but argued that Republicans should quickly support the nominee, even if it comes before January.
By Brian Hughes | 09/25/14 04:55 PM
President Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday, lamenting the "bittersweet" exit of one of his original Cabinet members but saying his extensive portfolio on civil rights earned him the title of the "people's lawyer."
By Brian Hughes | 09/25/14 01:07 PM
Holder, just one of three remaining members from Obama's original Cabinet, took on an increasingly active role in an administration besieged by unexpected crises.
By Brian Hughes and Kelly Cohen | 09/25/14 12:38 PM
The nation's first black attorney general plans to announce his resignation Thursday, a White House official confirmed to the Washington Examiner.
By Brian Hughes | 09/25/14 12:10 PM
President Obama on Thursday warned that nations "are not moving fast enough" to combat the rapidly spreading Ebola virus in West Africa, saying that without a more forceful response, the epidemic could claim "hundreds of thousands" of lives.
By Brian Hughes | 09/24/14 06:26 PM
"No country has all the answers. No country has perfect practices," the president said at a New York event on transparency.
By Brian Hughes | 09/24/14 01:33 PM
"The United States would obviously stand in full solidarity with our French allies," a senior administration official said.
By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 06:22 PM
As Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday championed the first decrease in the federal prison population in more than three decades, it was abundantly clear that Obama administration officials are operating in a political environment fundamentally different than their Democratic predecessors.
By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 02:47 PM
"Said another way, 10.3 million fewer adults are uninsured today than in 2013," HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell told an audience at the Brookings Institution in Washington.
By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 01:57 PM
According to the Justice Department, there were 4,800 fewer inmates in federal prisons compared to last year -- the first decrease since 1980.
By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 11:17 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated Tuesday that up to 1.4 million people in West Africa could become infected with Ebola by the end of January if there are no changes in behavior.
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