By Meghashyam Mali | 04/22/14 05:22 PM
The U.S. is sending 600 troops to Eastern Europe to take part in military exercises to “reassure allies and partners” amid growing tensions with Russia over Ukraine's sovereignty.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/22/14 04:09 PM
President Obama did not have an immediate and direct reaction to Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. Instead, White House press secretary Jay Carney reaffirmed the president's support for creating a diverse classroom...
04/22/14 01:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has tightened its control over intelligence — including unclassified information — by setting limits on officials' interactions with the media. A March 20 directive issued by the director of national intelligence states that only certain...
By Gene Healy | 04/22/14 09:01 AM
Good news: thanks to a ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Monday, the "most transparent administration in history" is going to have to tell American citizens when it believes it's legally entitled to kill them.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/22/14 08:21 AM
Vice President Joe Biden during a visit to Ukraine warned Russia to follow through on a diplomatic deal and take steps to de-escalate tensions between the two countries. “It’s time for Russia to stop talking and start acting,” Biden said in Kiev, alongside Ukrainian Prime Minister...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/22/14 08:18 AM
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren praised Hillary Clinton as "terrific" and denied that she had any plans to run for president in an interview aired Monday. Speaking with ABC News, Warren addressed speculation that she could challenge Clinton in a potential 2016 contest for the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/22/14 08:04 AM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday reassured Ukrainian leaders that the U.S. stands with them in the face of Russian threats to their sovereignty, but urged Kiev to implement reforms to strengthen their country. “You face very daunting problems, and some might say, humiliating threats,”...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/22/14 06:27 AM
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, is calling for a broad investigation into spending and fundraising to help promote Obamacare after a report released Monday raised new questions about the White House's involvement in persuading private entities to donate to the effort.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/21/14 04:08 PM
President Obama on Monday tapped veteran Washington lawyer W. Neil Eggleston as his new White House counsel, replacing the outgoing Kathryn Ruemmler.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/21/14 03:45 PM
A new report is raising questions about the involvement of a top White House health care aide in the administration's effort to fundraise to promote Obamacare enrollment. The Government Accountability Office, Congress's investigative arm, released a report early Monday on Health and Human...
By Associated Press | 04/21/14 02:38 PM
President Obama is naming a veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as his new top lawyer. Neil Eggleston will replace Obama's long-time counsel Kathryn Ruemmler who is leaving after three years in the job.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/21/14 02:30 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said that President Obama wanted everyone to have a "fair shot" under the clemency system, as the Justice Department overhauls their guidelines for reviewing petitions for reduced sentences from federal prisoners.
04/21/14 02:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama went 1-for-3 shooting basketballs at the White House Easter Egg Roll, an improvement over his 2013 performance, as he and first lady Michelle Obama applied a health and activity theme to the colorful annual springtime South Lawn ritual. Under sunny...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/21/14 02:13 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said that President Obama has been “consistent” in wanting the Keystone XL review process to be carried out on its merits, days after the State Department announced another delay. “The president has been consistent in always wanting this process to...
04/21/14 02:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked. "You couldn't live without a little chocolate, a little...
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