04/18/14 08:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same. As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support for his struggling — and...
04/18/14 05:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of the tense situation between Russia and...
By Zack Colman | 04/18/14 04:45 PM
The Obama administration is extending the agency review period for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, potentially delaying the decision until after the November elections -- sparing President Obama a tough political decision in the process. A senior State Department official said agencies...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 04:00 PM
President Obama on Friday signed into law legislation to bar United Nations ambassadors suspected of terror ties from receiving U.S. visas, but added that he would treat the law as “advisory,” arguing that it undercut his constitutional powers. The bill, S. 2195, passed Congress earlier...
04/18/14 03:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too. But Michelle Obama won't join her husband when he heads to Asia next week, and her absence is likely to...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 03:18 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Friday slammed the State Department's move to delay its decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as “shameful.”
By Joel Gehrke | 04/18/14 03:15 PM
President Obama's spokesman won't call Iranian President Hassan Rouhani a "moderate," but he still has enough confidence to negotiate with Iran about its nuclear program, despite the human rights abuses that have taken place since Rouhani came to power.
04/18/14 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Navy football team not only had to overcome tough opponents to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy this year but a government shutdown as well. The military service academies had to suspend some sporting events last fall amid budget fights in...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/18/14 02:39 PM
White House national security adviser Susan Rice said U.S. and European officials will watch Russia “over the coming days” to determine if the Kremlin is upholding its commitments to an agreement reached Thursday aimed at resolving the crisis in Ukraine.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 02:00 PM
National Security Advisor Susan Rice on Friday said that President Obama expressed his "disgust" after hearing reports that Jewish residents in eastern Ukraine had been told to register with pro-Russian militia groups.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 11:45 AM
Amy Kremer, the chairman of the Tea Party Express, announced Friday that she was resigning her post heading the influential conservative group effective immediately.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 11:06 AM
In an op-ed published in The Guardian, Snowden said that he intended to hold Putin accountable for Russia's surveillance policies and get him on the record.
04/18/14 07:45 AM
04/18/14 01:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/17/14 05:05 PM
President Obama stated clearly that the U.S. is not considering arming or providing lethal aid to Ukraine to defend its sovereignty against pro-Russian forces. “I've been very clear that military options are not on the table in Ukraine because this is not a situation that would be amenable...
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