By Brian Hughes | 06/20/14 01:43 PM
The White House on Friday announced a new plan to speed the deportations of young children flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border, saying they would deploy more judges to handle immigration cases and establish family detention centers for those who entered the country illegally.
By Brian Hughes | 06/19/14 03:24 PM
Mitt Romney, seen as too stiff and robotic to win over enough voters to claim the presidency in 2012, is undergoing his latest reboot, trying to become the Republican Party's elder statesman in an Image overhaul different from his predecessors who lost their bids for the White House.
By Brian Hughes | 06/19/14 10:18 AM
Outgoing White House press secretary Jay Carney, conducting a goodbye tour, said Thursday there was a clear low point in his tenure as President Obama's top spokesman: the botched rollout of the federal Obamacare website.
By Brian Hughes | 06/18/14 09:38 AM
Americans now view President Obama as less competent than George W. Bush at the same point in his presidency, according to a new poll.
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 05:20 PM
Guantanamo Bay isn't on the itinerary for Ahmed Abu Khattala, the first suspect expected to face trial in the U.S. for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 02:42 PM
President Obama will meet with Democratic and Republican congressional leaders at the White House Wednesday to discuss the uprisings in Iraq and other foreign policy issues.
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 01:41 PM
U.S. forces have captured a suspected leader of the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist strike in Benghazi, Libya, the first successful attempt by the Obama administration to detain a key figure in the deadly attack. The White House, long on the defensive for failing to apprehend any of the Benghazi...
By Brian Hughes | 06/16/14 08:38 AM
President Obama returns from a California golf vacation Monday hoping to answer a vexing question from Republicans and Democrats alike: What is his plan for Iraq? Obama is weighing whether to approve U.S. airstrikes to slow insurgents who have seized a growing number of Iraqi cities and have...
By Brian Hughes | 06/12/14 04:28 PM
Josh Earnest has spent the last half-decade jotting notes during each White House press briefing, deconstructing what went right and what went wrong, just outside the glare of the TV cameras.
By Brian Hughes | 06/12/14 08:13 PM
President Obama, who rode his opposition to the Iraq War straight into the White House, isn't so eager to talk about the conflict there anymore.
By Brian Hughes | 06/12/14 01:46 PM
President Obama on Thursday said he wasn't ruling out any potential U.S. responses to the escalating violence in Iraq, as insurgents there have captured multiple major cities and are marching towards Baghdad in hopes of launching a full-out civil war in the Middle Eastern country.
By Brian Hughes | 06/11/14 04:28 PM
The White House on Wednesday suggested that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's shocking defeat in his GOP primary Tuesday happened because Republicans got so little done on Capitol Hill. “I do think that this outcome does provide some evidence to indicate that the strategy of opposing...
By Brian Hughes | 06/09/14 06:24 PM
For President Obama to successfully deliver comprehensive immigration reform, he must convince skeptical Republicans he is committed to border security while not alienating progressives disillusioned by the record number of deportations under his watch. Soon-to-be White House press secretary...
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