By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 12:08 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday denied that Obamacare would cost many Americans their jobs, insisting that it gave workers, in particular women, more employment freedom.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 11:51 AM
“Whether she runs or not will not affect my decision,” Biden said during an interview on ABC’s daytime talk show “The View.” “Its as likely I run as I don’t run,” he added. “I just truly haven’t made up my mind.”
02/25/14 10:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days before he fled Ukraine's capital, President Viktor Yanukovych huddled on the phone for more than an hour with Vice President Joe Biden, his primary conduit with the U.S. government throughout the political crisis consuming the former Soviet republic. The window for...
By Brian Hughes | 02/25/14 09:42 AM
“The idea here is simple — our classrooms should be healthy places where kids aren’t bombarded with ads for junk food,” the first lady said in an announcement. “Because when parents are working hard to teach their kids healthy habits at home, their work shouldn’t be undone by...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 08:58 AM
President Obama on Tuesday paid tribute to actor and director Harold Ramis, calling him one of “America's greatest satirists.”
By Susan Crabtree | 02/25/14 05:01 AM
A senior Health and Human Services official was so frustrated last May over the White House's “disarray” on health care before the launch of Obamacare insurance exchanges that he warned of needing a “come to Jesus meeting” with his counterparts.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 08:19 PM
The two are scheduled to speak at 11:30 a.m. in the Oval Office. The president and speaker will discuss a “broad set of topics,” according to Boehner's office.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 05:54 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former White House chief of staff, on Monday said he supported President Obama's use of executive actions to push his agenda and bypass Congress “1,000 percent.” “I'm proud that the President took executive action, because he can't allow America's future to...
02/24/14 05:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has approved an agreement for civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam in a sign of deepening ties between the former foes. The U.S. and Vietnamese governments reached agreement in October. Congress now has 90 days to review it. If...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/24/14 04:00 PM
Potential 2016 presidential candidate Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., followed up his Reagan Library denunciation of President Obama for undermining religious liberty with a criticism of his economic policies -- this time, from the White House. "This president and the White House seems to be waving...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 03:09 PM
The White House on Monday heralded Mexico's arrest of a top drug cartel leader as a “significant achievement” and said talks over his possible extradition to the U.S. would have to be negotiated by the two countries.
02/24/14 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will propose a 1 percent pay raise next year for federal workers. The increase would mark the second year in a row that civilian federal workers would get a 1 percent hike after three straight years of pay freezes. Pay went up in...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 02:27 PM
The White House on Monday dismissed criticism of its foreign policy toward Russia, insisting that the administration had been “clear-eyed” in its relations with Moscow.
By Brian Hughes | 02/24/14 02:23 PM
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said that President Obama informed governors Monday that he would make a final decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline “in a couple of months.” Fallin, a Republican, told reporters that she asked the president in a meeting at the White House about...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 01:44 PM
The president said the “people of Michigan — and the American people — are better off because of John Dingell’s service to this country.”
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