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  • Lawmakers press for vote on U.S. military force in Iraq, Syria

    A bipartisan coalition said they believe Obama is already engaging in —œsustained combat operations in Iraq,—� which they said requires the approval of Congress.

  • GOP hints at Secret Service probe over White House intruder

    A Republican congressman says he "will continue to push" at taking a closer look at White House security after a man scaled a fence on the north lawn of the White House Friday.

  • CHART: As presidents continue to promise great things, faith in the federal government slips

    As the Obama administration slouches onward with its bungled response to the rise of the Islamic State and as Russia continues its expansion westward, Americans' faith in the federal government's ability to handle international problems has fallen to an all-time low, according to recent Gallup...

  • Security breached: Intruder gets into White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. President Barack Obama and his daughters had just departed the White House on Friday evening when an...

  • Zogby Report Card: Too cautious to be FDR, but winning

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama isn't anything like the Roosevelts in Ken Burns' television special but is steadily winning his big battles.

  • The survey that proves the republic is unsalvageable

    One in three Americans can't name a single branch of the U.S. government, according to a poll from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Obama signs short-term funding bill

    President Obama signed legislation Friday that keeps the government funded through mid-December and authorizes his administration to train and equip Syrian opposition forces in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

  • Obama dusts off 'hope' message

    President Obama in a speech to fire up the troops at a Democratic National Convention event Friday was all about "hope and change."

  • White House launches 'It's On Us' campaign to combat campus sexual assault

    In its ongoing effort to prevent campus sexual assault, the Obama administration on Friday announced the "It's On Us" campaign, designed to spread responsibility for preventing sexual assault.

  • Obama, Biden team up to combat sexual assault

    "Campus sexual assault is not something we as a nation can turn away from and say that's not our problem," Obama said from the White House.

  • Hamm, other stars join campaign against assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign Friday at a White House event. The...

  • House GOP repackages election-year bills

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved an election-year package of legislation to cut taxes, reduce regulations and boost energy production, including approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The measures adopted Thursday had already been passed by the Republican-controlled House as separate...

  • Obama taps former Koch employee for service post

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., must be so confused right now. Well, probably not.

  • Podesta: White House taking UN climate summit 'seriously'

    White House officials said President Obama will make commitments to address climate change at Tuesday's United Nations climate summit to show other nations that his administration intends to lead on the issue.

  • WH: U.S. 'vigilant' against threat to airliners

    The White House declined to comment directly on reports of a terrorist threat to U.S. airlines from another band of extremists in Syria called Khorasan, saying that the intelligence community remains "vigilant" about all threats from Syria.



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