By Meghashyam Mali | 11/21/13 03:24 PM
President Obama on Thursday backed the Senate's decision to trigger the “nuclear option” and change its filibuster rules, saying it was necessary to stop the Republican Party's “pattern of obstruction.” “I support the step a majority of senators took to change the way Washington is...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/20/13 09:26 PM
President Obama on Wednesday praised the legacy of former President John F. Kennedy, who was killed nearly 50 years ago this week. At a black-tie dinner for recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which Obama awarded earlier today, the president paid tribute to Kennedy's "square jawed...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/20/13 07:38 PM
President Obama on Wednesday met with state insurance regulators as the administration looks to win support for a plan to help millions of Americans who could lose their health coverage because of Obamacare. “The president reiterated the administration’s commitment to working in close...
By Brian Hughes | 11/20/13 06:17 PM
President Obama raised eyebrows this week by giving his most extensive endorsement of a piecemeal approach to passing immigration reform on Capitol Hill. But the tactical shift from the White House made little headway on the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue, where Republicans say immigration...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 03:43 PM
Consumers have suffered sticker shock when they try to enroll in Obamacare's health insurance exchanges, but soon those same consumers may be faced with far fewer choices of doctors and hospitals.
By Brian Hughes | 11/20/13 12:33 PM
President Obama awarded former President Bill Clinton -- and other titans of their professions -- the Medal of Freedom at the White House on Wednesday, a high-profile backslapping just days after his Democratic predecessor urged the White House to make changes to Obamacare.
By Paul Bedard | 11/20/13 09:52 AM
A remarkable 18 states cut taxes this year, with 24 percent of the cuts coming in personal income taxes as governors and state legislatures moved to jumpstart their economies and get around Washington's gridlock, according to a new report card on the nation's legislative action. The bulk of...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/20/13 07:49 AM
President Obama's approval rating and support for his signature health care law have dropped to new lows in yet another poll, which also finds the public skeptical of the administration's efforts to fix the botched Obamacare website.
By Brian Hughes | 11/19/13 06:26 PM
One person has taken more of political beating than President Obama with the nation’s attention focused on the botched Obamacare rollout: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Sebelius survived a series of contentious hearings on Capitol Hill in the wake of the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/19/13 06:15 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday declined to deny reports that President Obama will write a letter acknowledging U.S. mistakes in the Afghanistan war as part of a security agreement with Kabul. Carney said he would not “comment on presidential correspondence." He addressed...
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