By Lisa Ruhl | 07/17/14 04:24 PM
President Obama traveled to Delaware on Thursday to announce a new infrastructure initiative aimed at partnering the private and public sectors.
By Steve Doty | 07/17/14 01:35 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner said Thursday there needs to be changes to a 2008 human trafficking law before any money will be sent to the U.S.-Mexico border to shore up an increasing crisis.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/17/14 11:43 AM
President Obama may seem like he's at a breakneck fundraising pace, racing to help his party down the ballot ahead of the midterm elections, but he's still far behind Bill Clinton's second-term money round-up. Obama's recent fundraising tour de force -- including three events last week and two...
07/16/14 10:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic opposition increased Wednesday to legal changes that would speed removals of young Central American migrants, jeopardizing President Barack Obama's call for $3.7 billion in emergency border spending to deal with the remarkable surge of unaccompanied youths at the...
07/16/14 10:00 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The difficulties that military veterans face securing jobs are "unacceptable" and the notion of a veteran mired in homelessness should "horrify all of us," Michelle Obama said Wednesday in Los Angeles. The first lady spoke to the crowd of 900 business, government and...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/16/14 06:36 PM
President Obama tried to ratchet up the pressure on Moscow to stop supporting pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine on Wednesday by announcing new sanctions against several large banks and energy and defense firms in the country.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/16/14 04:13 PM
The White House appears to be backing away from its claim that the border remains secure in the face of the spiraling border crisis in Texas.
07/16/14 03:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harsher storms, worsening flooding and rising seas threaten the public's safety and health across the country, President Barack Obama warned Wednesday as he urged local communities to prepare for the effects of climate change. Joined by top federal officials and local, state...
By Ed Sykes | 07/16/14 03:03 PM
Legal experts weigh in on the House GOP plan to sue President Obama at a hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
07/16/14 02:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry met Wednesday to discuss whether to extend Iranian nuclear talks. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Iran's track record in implementing an interim agreement has been "surprisingly...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/16/14 02:26 PM
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is highlighting a a fundraising phone call former Labor Secretary Hilda Solis made to an department employee as evidence that the Obama administration has a history of illegal fundraising activities.
By Becket Adams | 07/16/14 10:54 AM
An Arizona sheriff who suggested recently that many of the underage illegal immigrants crossing the U.S. border are also violent gang members was taken to task Wednesday morning by a CNN anchor.
By Brian Hughes | 07/15/14 06:24 PM
Josh Earnest hasn't been on the job as White House press secretary for long. But he's already mastered the art of creatively not answering reporters' questions.
07/15/14 09:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is telling Ukraine's leader that the U.S. and Europe are talking about imposing new costs on Russia for continuing to escalate the conflict in Ukraine. Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone on Tuesday. The White House says...
07/15/14 08:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is defying a congressional subpoena by keeping a top political aide to President Barack Obama from testifying at a hearing Wednesday, setting up a potential new legal battle in this midterm election year. The White House argued that Obama adviser David Simas...
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