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  • Steve Scalise blames Obama for lack of border crisis deal

    Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said President Obama -- not Congress -- was to blame for a lack of a plan to deal with the border crisis, saying House Republican leaders are "willing to lead."

  • Obama prods GOP on border issue, cites progress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that border legislation will reach his desk before the break, he also is...

  • Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans. Lawmakers in both parties complained that the White House — six years in — still doesn't get it when it comes to working...

  • Obama, senior EU officials barred from Chechnya

    MOSCOW (AP) — Although Russia has not responded to U.S. sanctions by putting a travel ban on President Barack Obama, there's one part of the country he's blocked from: Chechnya. The president of the small Russian republic that was the scene of two devastating separatist wars in the past 20...

  • The Democrats' impeachment fundraising extravaganza

    In an almost farcical twist on the recent political debate, the Obama White House has joined the Democratic fundraising apparatus in what appears to be a campaign to encourage Republicans to impeach the president.

  • Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says a loophole that lets companies dodge U.S. taxes by moving their headquarters overseas is unpatriotic. Obama is denouncing "tax inversions" in his weekly radio and Internet address. He says companies are essentially renouncing their citizenship to...

  • Obama's approval numbers deep in the tank again

    President Obama's approval rating declined this week by three points to 39 percent, down from its previous posting of 42 percent, according to the latest Gallup polling data.

  • White House: 'Prominent' Republicans want to impeach Obama

    The White House Friday stood behind its assertions that Republicans seriously wanted to impeach President Obama, even though Speaker John Boehner has repeatedly dismissed the possibility.

  • Obama's UN envoy takes lead role in plane response

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after a passenger jet was shot out of the sky, Samantha Power took her seat at the United Nations Security Council and angrily began building the Obama administration's case against separatists in eastern Ukraine and their Russian benefactors. Her 13-minute remarks...

  • How the House GOP lawsuit could lead to more executive actions

    White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer says administration aides are scouring areas of the law ripe for more executive actions in response to House GOP lawsuit accusing President Obama of overreach. 

  • VIDEO: Impeach or sue President Obama? Most Americans say no way

    Two thirds of Americans don't think impeaching President Obama would be a good move, and a strong majority say a lawsuit is a bad idea too.

  • Nancy Pelosi: Keep immigration reform out of border bill

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is insisting that immigration reform be excluded from proposed legislation to provide billions of dollars to deal with a flood of minors at the U.S.-Mexico border, stepping back from comments she made earlier this month.

  • WEX BackStory: Obama's six-year itch

    White House Correspondent Brian Hughes talks with the Washington Examiner's Steve Doty about President Obama's six-year itch. Obama has two years left in office, and Democrats and Republicans are starting to wonder what he'll do in those final years.

  • Little sunlight as Obama raises super PAC dollars

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama railed against the surge of unlimited spending flowing into American political campaigns, arguing that average voters were being shut out of a secretive system that lets special interests bankroll elections. Now, as Obama enthusiastically...

  • Still fighting: The Delphi workers Obama robbed

    The White House pretended to champion American workers this week with gimmicky initiatives on federal job training and "workplace innovation."



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