08/28/14 07:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East. The president spoke shortly before...
08/28/14 07:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. Obama raised the slim hope that Congress could take action on a...
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:54 PM
When asked about the prospect of additional sanctions against Russia, the president replied, "I think there are ways for us to deepen or expand the scope of some of that work."
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 05:32 PM
President Obama's Thursday press conference had barely ended when NBC, acting with speed of NBC Sports, posted an instant replay of the president lauding Chuck Todd, who is moving from the White House briefing room into the hosts chair at Meet the Press.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:17 PM
Obama has been under pressure to expand U.S. bombings from Iraq to Syria, but his advisers remain divided about the prospect of military intervention there.
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 05:14 PM
Reacting to President Obama's White House Briefing Room statement about still lacking a strategy to take on rebels in Syria, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urged action and said Congress is ready to back the president up--if he has a plan.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 04:10 PM
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told the U.N. on Thursday that Western nations would need to â€œratchet up the consequences on Russiaâ€ï¿½ in the wake of Russian forces invading Ukraine.
By Becket Adams | 08/28/14 04:01 PM
Congress has over the course of several decades nurtured and defended what has grown into a monster of a problem for American businesses, prompting many companies to seek out little-known -- but perfectly legal -- loopholes, including the corporate tax inversion sought by Burger King.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 01:58 PM
More than 130 people were arrested outside the White House Thursday for staging a protest to demand that President Obama take executive action on immigration reform, the latest example of the president being pressured to act more quickly on the hot-button issue.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 12:59 PM
President Obama of late sure is sounding a lot like a certain Republican commander in chief that served as his foil while winning control of the White House.
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 08/28/14 09:33 AM
There has never been such a display of presidential emptiness in American history.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/28/14 09:07 AM
A second American, identified as Abdirahmaan Muhumed of Minneapolis, died while fighting in the same battle in Syria as Douglas McAuthur McCain.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 07:48 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest continues to raise the specter of Republicans shutting down the government.
By Michael Barone | 08/27/14 05:40 PM
"The tax system should be simplified and work for all Americans with lower individual and corporate tax rates and fewer brackets." That's from the Obama administration's 2009 proposals for tax reform, straight from whitehouse.gov.
By Ed Sykes | 08/27/14 04:35 PM
Watch the heartbreaking plea from the mother of a captured journalist to the self-proclaimed leader of ISIS.
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