By Associated Press | 07/08/14 10:25 AM
The Associated Press has learned that President Obama is asking Congress for $3.8 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America. The figure also includes extra money for fighting wildfires in the West.
07/08/14 09:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and local officials in Texas Wednesday. The meeting comes as Obama faces pressure to visit the border while he's in Texas this week to raise money for Democratic congressional candidates. The...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/08/14 08:58 AM
With President Obama sending mixed signals on how he plans to handle the immigration crisis at the Texas border, some Democrats on Capitol Hill are having a hard time backing him up and others would like to avoid the question altogether. When asked if Obama has done enough so far to address...
07/08/14 07:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called for Israelis and Palestinians alike to restrain themselves and put an end to acts of retribution, in some of his first public comments on the matter since the murder of three Israeli teenagers touched off a new round of violence and deepening...
By Paul Bedard | 07/08/14 06:41 AM
Patrick J. Buchanan has a new memoir that debunks several charges against Richard Nixon, including: the so-called GOP White House "southern strategy" was racist.
By Spencer Brown | 07/07/14 06:25 PM
Children from Central America are crossing our southern border by the hundreds, Iraq is a smoldering mess, and it's hard to say how long it might be until Israel and Palestine declare all out war, but first, some important news on presidential Twitter protocol.
By Ed Sykes | 07/07/14 05:28 PM
Education advocates are optimistic as the Obama administration pushes to put better teachers in hard-to-staff classrooms.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/07/14 04:01 PM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday brushed aside questions about the optics of President Obama traveling to Texas to attend fundraisers without visiting the border to get a first-hand grasp of the immigration crisis.
07/07/14 03:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation that authorizes spending of $564 million over five years for the U.S. intelligence community and expands protections for intelligence agency whistleblowers against retaliation. The White House said Obama signed the bill...
By Becket Adams | 07/07/14 12:06 PM
When disgraced former IRS official Lois Lerner first admitted in 2013 during a staged apology that her agency had targeted conservative groups, a few news organizations scrambled immediately to help the White House manage its damage control efforts. Take, for example, the New York Times' latest...
By Steve Doty | 07/07/14 07:57 AM
President Obama is off to Austin, Texas, this week for a pair of Democratic National Committee fundraisers. On Wednesday, Obama will travel to the Lone Star State where he will stay overnight. The president will deliver remarks on the economy Thursday morning before heading back to Washington.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/07/14 07:43 AM
President Obama will face more pressure this week to help resolve the immigration crisis at the Texas border as he travels to the state for three fundraisers and a speech focused on the economy.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/03/14 01:31 PM
Roadwork nationwide could screech to a halt if Congress doesn't act soon.
By Becket Adams | 07/06/14 01:01 PM
The nationâ€™s leading media outlets may have moved on from covering the many problems that continue to plague the Department of Veterans Affairs, but U.S. vets are still following the scandal closely, according to a recent Gallup report.
07/04/14 08:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrating the ethnic diversity of America, President Barack Obama said more than two dozen foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens at the White House on the Fourth of July are vivid reminders that welcoming immigrants "is central to our way of life." He...
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