12/06/13 08:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least three American presidents will travel to South Africa to attend memorial services for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95. The White House said Friday that President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama would travel to South Africa...
By Zack Colman | 12/06/13 04:01 PM
The Obama administration finalized a rule Friday extending the length of permits that allow energy companies' wind farms to kill eagles without penalty.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/06/13 02:06 PM
The White House dismissed a report suggesting that President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius did not meet ahead of the botched rollout of Obamacare. Obama press secretary Jay Carney said the claim was based on a “ridiculously false premise.” “Kathleen...
By Charles Hoskinson | 12/06/13 12:22 PM
Seeking to draw attention away from the fiasco that Obamacare has become and shore up his flagging popularity, President Obama recently pivoted yet again to a message of economic populism that included calling for a minimum wage increase. "There’s no solid evidence that a higher minimum wage...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/06/13 12:07 PM
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will travel to South Africa to attend memorial services for former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House announced Friday. “President Obama and the First Lady will go to South Africa next week to pay their respects to the memory...
By Michael Barone | 12/06/13 11:19 AM
Gallup provides useful data on the decline of Barack Obama's job approval from November 2012 to December 2013 among various segments of the electorate. The biggest drop is among Hispanics, from 75% approval to 52%. Gallup also reports 18% and 17% declines among two groups which include many...
By Michael Barone | 12/06/13 10:46 AM
Ted Van Dyk, a longtime aide to Sen. Hubert Humphrey now in retirement in his native Seattle, has some very good advice for his fellow Democrats.
By Charlie Spiering | 12/06/13 10:42 AM
Had the unemployment numbers released Friday morning showed a decline in jobs, President Obama and his team at the White House would have likely blamed the Republican-led government shutdown for the disruption to the economy.
By Charlie Spiering | 12/06/13 10:35 AM
President Obama has spent most of the holiday's trying to explain why the Obamacare website failed so badly and what his team is doing to fix it.
By Mark Tapscott | 12/06/13 09:31 AM
Whether people say "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays," one thing they shouldn't have to say about the favorite season of kids everywhere is "Christmas tree tax." But this perennial stinker of an idea from special-interest grinches with connections in the Obama White House is back, this time...
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