By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 06:29 PM
Having a high school diploma isn’t good enough to make it anymore, first lady Michelle Obama warned high school and college students at Howard University. “No longer is high school the bar. That is not enough in today’s globalizing economy. You have got to go to college, or get some kind...
By Byron York | 04/17/14 06:17 PM
When it comes to the politics of Obamacare, there's really only one question that matters: How many Americans are benefiting from the new health care system, and how many are hurting? Problem is, we know more about the first part of the question than the second. Obamacare's advocates have...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/17/14 05:05 PM
President Obama stated clearly that the U.S. is not considering arming or providing lethal aid to Ukraine to defend its sovereignty against pro-Russian forces. “I've been very clear that military options are not on the table in Ukraine because this is not a situation that would be amenable...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 04:51 PM
President Obama mocked Republican opponents of his health care law on Thursday, saying that they were going through the “stages of grief” and that critics should accept that the law is here to stay.
By Steve Chapman | 04/17/14 04:37 PM
Hawks in the wild tend to be solitary creatures. But those in Washington often appear in noisy flocks.
By Joel Gehrke | 04/17/14 04:30 PM
President Obama declared an end to the debate about Obamacare, even as Republicans gear up to retake the Senate on a platform built around repealing the law. "The repeal debate is and should be over," Obama told reporters Thursday. "The Affordable Care Act is working and I know the American...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 04:29 PM
President Obama on Thursday said that he had a “very pleasant conversation” with Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., a day after the House Majority Leader slammed him after a phone call where they discussed immigration reform.
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 04:08 PM
I was a ballerina for years when I was younger, and even I didn’t pivot (pirouette, whatever) this much.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 04:08 PM
President Obama announced Thursday that 8 million consumers had signed up in Obamacare's federal and state insurance exchanges during the open enrollment period. “The Affordable Care Act is covering more people at less cost than a few months ago,” said Obama during a press briefing at the...
By Sean Lengell | 04/17/14 01:15 PM
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will lead a congressional delegation to the Asia-Pacific region this week for talks on trade, regional security and strengthening U.S. alliances in the region. The 10-day trip, which begins Friday, will include talks with high-level officials in Japan, South...
By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 01:12 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that President Obama has yet to provide a “serious response” to Russian President Vladimir Putin's effort to “restore the empire,” and he suggested a good move would be to arm Ukraine.
By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 12:40 PM
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women's pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 11:51 AM
President Obama on Thursday morning welcomed injured veterans participating in the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride, calling them an “incredible inspiration to me and to our country.” "This is a mark of how far you've come. Many of you are recovering from devastating injuries. Some...
By Steve Doty | 04/17/14 11:34 AM
President Obama welcomed riders to the White House on Thursday morning as part of the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride to the White House.
By Joseph Lawler | 04/17/14 11:20 AM
President Obama's budget would not place the federal debt on a downward path over the next 10 years, according to projections released by the Congressional Budget Office on Thursday. The CBO, Congress’ nonpartisan budget scorekeeper, projected that if the president’s proposals were to go...
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