By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 04:18 PM
The top senator on the Armed Services Committee is urging President Obama to stop insisting that Afghan President Hamid Karzai sign a post-war agreement with the U.S. and instead let a “more reliable” successor close the deal.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 03:35 PM
A State Department spokeswoman confirmed that a U.S. citizen who was teaching at an international school was shot and killed in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday but declined to provide further details out of respect for the person's privacy.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 03:15 PM
White House spokesman Jay Carney held up the comments of a GOP insurance commissioner in Georgia as a "particularly egregious example" of Republicans who are trying to “sabotage” Obamacare. During remarks to a Republican women's club meeting, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 03:02 PM
The White House on Thursday admitted that President Obama had lived with his uncle Onyango “Omar” Obama in the mid-1980s, after previously denying that the two had ever met.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 12:39 PM
Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford slammed President Obama's signature legislative achievement on Thursday, saying that Obamacare is going to cost the U.S. "a fortune." “I don't believe in all this public-funded health care, because we gotta pay for it,” said the embattled mayor in an...
By Joseph Lawler | 12/05/13 12:33 PM
The U.S. economy grew at a better-than-expected 3.6 annual rate in the third quarter, up from an initial reading of 2.8 percent, the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced Thursday. That beat analysts' expectations, which were for around 3 percent. The report's headline result suggests that the...
By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 12:24 PM
President Obama directed federal agencies and the military to nearly triple renewable energy consumption by the end of the decade, setting a target of getting 20 percent of electricity from renewable sources. The move, which comes through executive order, is the latest in a series of...
By Joseph Lawler | 12/05/13 11:26 AM
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew declared victory in ridding the financial system of banks that are too big to fail Thursday morning, following up on a promise he made earlier in the year to ensure that no banks remained in a position to receive taxpayer bailouts if they collapse. In a speech at...
By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 05:12 AM
The rule's detractors say last month's EPA proposal to reduce fuel blending targets for 2014 emboldened their legislative push, adding that the rationale the agency offered didn't address concerns about engine safety and corn and fuel prices.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/04/13 07:13 PM
Government watchdog groups are criticizing the White House's decision to withhold the names and identities of 18 people who stood behind President Obama on Tuesday as he kicked off a new publicity campaign to promote Obamacare. Nineteen people joined the president on stage at the Executive...
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