By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 11:21 PM
So far, it's been difficult to discern what President Obama is prepared to do about ISIS outside of staying the airstrike course in Iraq that he began two weeks ago.
By Brian Hughes | 08/21/14 09:24 PM
President Obama hasn't waded into the escalating debate over the rapid militarization of local police departments. Politically, however, he can't stay silent for long.
By Philip Klein | 08/21/14 06:34 PM
Obama didn't promise that he would overhaul the health care system so that premiums would continue to increase each year, just as they did in the system that existed before he was elected, which he argued was unacceptable.
By Becket Adams | 08/21/14 06:07 PM
Most Americans support the White House's limited airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq, with a majority of Republicans enthusiastically backing the effort, according to new Washington Post-ABC News survey.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/21/14 05:34 PM
Pentagon officials broke the law by trading five imprisoned Taliban leaders for captured U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without notifying Congress at least 30 days in advance and by using appropriated public funds for a different purpose, the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said Thursday.
By Sean Higgins | 08/21/14 04:15 PM
On Tuesday, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued a directive to "clarify that existing agency guidance on discrimination on the basis of sex under Executive Order 11246, as amended, includes discrimination on the bases of gender identity and transgender status."
By Steve Doty | 08/21/14 04:12 PM
Speaking at the conservative Heritage Foundation, Texas Gov. Rick Perry warned of the risk ISIS poses not just overseas, but in America, too.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 12:56 PM
"[Those] who would perpetrate such acts need to understand something," Holder said. "This Justice Department, this Department of Defense, this nation - we have long memories and our reach is very wide. We will not forget what happened, and people will be held accountable, one way or the other."
By Brian Hughes | 08/21/14 12:16 PM
A New York Times/CBS News survey shows that a clear majority of blacks support President Obama's handling of the violent clashes in the St. Louis suburb, with just 20 percent dissatisfied.
By Ed Sykes | 08/21/14 09:59 AM
In a statement Wednesday, White House officials said that earlier this summer, President Obama authorized a mission to recover American hostages in Syria.
By Chris Henderson | 08/20/14 09:24 PM
Graphic illustration by Chris Henderson/Examiner.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 07:51 PM
International outrage over the grisly beheading of an American journalist is forcing President Obama's hand in Iraq, intensifying pressure to confront ISIS in a broader way than the defensive airstrikes he has authorized so far.
By Brian Hughes | 08/20/14 06:33 PM
As Holder arrived in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to address the police shooting of an unarmed teenager, it was clear that the attorney general had emerged as arguably President Obama's most-trusted confidant rather than the source of consternation that once frustrated so many White House officials.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 07:16 PM
The U.S. military recently launched a failed rescue operation aimed at freeing hostages held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, including American journalist James Foley, the White House and the Pentagon confirmed Wednesday evening.
By Brian Hughes | 08/20/14 06:34 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder told Ferguson, Mo., residents on Wednesday that he could relate to their suspicion of police officers, hoping to calm tensions in the St. Louis suburb rocked by repeated clashes between cops and protesters.
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