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  • WH: No need for Ebola travel restrictions

    "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.

  • 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.

  • CDC: 'No doubt' Ebola will be contained after first U.S. diagnosis

    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.

  • The Obama-military complex

    The dust-up between the president and his generals is the byproduct of an inherent conflict between Obama and those tasked with waging war.

  • White House OK with lame-duck AG pick

    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.

  • Obama says goodbye to Holder

    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."

  • Holder resigns: Obama loses his civil rights warrior and body shield

    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.

  • Holder to resign as attorney general

    The nation's first black attorney general plans to announce his resignation Thursday, a White House official confirmed to the Washington Examiner.

  • Obama: 'Not moving fast enough' to fight Ebola

    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.

  • Obama warns against 'groupthink' in government

    "No country has all the answers. No country has perfect practices," the president said at a New York event on transparency.

  • White House: Apparent beheading of French tourist 'horrific'

    "The United States would obviously stand in full solidarity with our French allies," a senior administration official said.

  • Why Team Obama isn't afraid of being considered soft on crime

    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.

  • HHS: Uninsured drop by 26 percent

    "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.

  • Holder trumpets reduction in federal prisoners

    According to the Justice Department, there were 4,800 fewer inmates in federal prisons compared to last year -- the first decrease since 1980.

  • CDC: Up to 1.4 million Ebola cases coming

    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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