By Susan Crabtree | 07/09/14 06:36 PM
The border crisis is forcing President Obama to pay the price for a re-election move he made two years ago.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/08/14 08:15 PM
President Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to respond to the immigration crisis at the Texas border — nearly twice as much as early reports expected him to request.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/08/14 08:58 AM
With President Obama sending mixed signals on how he plans to handle the immigration crisis at the Texas border, some Democrats on Capitol Hill are having a hard time backing him up and others would like to avoid the question altogether. When asked if Obama has done enough so far to address...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/07/14 04:01 PM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday brushed aside questions about the optics of President Obama traveling to Texas to attend fundraisers without visiting the border to get a first-hand grasp of the immigration crisis.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/07/14 07:43 AM
President Obama will face more pressure this week to help resolve the immigration crisis at the Texas border as he travels to the state for three fundraisers and a speech focused on the economy.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/02/14 04:19 PM
Anxiety over the turmoil in Iraq disrupting oil output is easing as Iraqi forces push back against the Sunni extremist insurgency, but long-term fears remain that the instability could cause painful aftershocks -- especially if it scares off multinational oil companies that had begun investing in...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/29/14 01:28 PM
President Obama's decision to send a small number of troops to Iraq is an awkward topic for Democrats these days. Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, who is leading Democratic efforts to keep control of the Senate, carefully dodged a Washington Examiner question about whether he supports Obama's...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/28/14 08:02 AM
A White House review of VA uncovered layers of problems that led to extended wait times for veterans to get medical care, including a "corrosive culture," little transparency or accountability and a system that encouraged the manipulation of wait times.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/27/14 01:08 PM
President Obama brushed aside House GOP plans to file suit over his use of executive actions to bypass Congress, calling the legal action a "stunt" and vowing not to let him stop him from taking more executive actions in the future.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/26/14 06:32 PM
A bipartisan group of 42 senators called on President Obama to use his bully pulpit to clarify U.S. immigration and deportation policies and counter misinformation encouraging children and families in Central America to risk their lives by crossing into the country and overloading border patrol...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/26/14 08:40 AM
Speaker John Boehner's planned lawsuit over executive orders could make the politics of immigration reform even more complicated. With immigration stalled in the House, President Obama is widely expected to use executive orders to change how the U.S. handles undocumented immigrants sometime...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/25/14 09:22 AM
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki struck a defiant tone about his hold on power even as he called for political unity in the face of a virulent al Qaeda inspired insurgency that is threatening to tear the country apart.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/24/14 04:19 PM
The IRS has agreed to pay $50,000 to a conservative organization who sued the agency over allegations that it released its private donor list to a rival group in 2012. The National Organization for Marriage, a group that opposes same-sex marriage, last fall filed a lawsuit against the IRS,...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/23/14 05:48 PM
President Obama held up France as the gold standard the U.S. workplace should emulate during an event at the White House on Monday.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/23/14 05:42 PM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the 300 special operators the U.S. is sending to Iraq as advisers will have certain protections from being prosecuted for possible crimes if they are forced to defend themselves.
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