By Brian Hughes | 12/20/13 11:19 AM
President Obama Friday called on military leaders to launch a "full-scale review" of sexual assaults in the armed forces, telling officials he would press forward with reforms if not satisfied with their progress.
By Brian Hughes | 12/20/13 11:02 AM
A top official working on healthcare.gov told lawmakers this week about two major security vulnerabilities, issues not disclosed publicly by the Obama administration as it pushes to convince Americans to sign up for Obamacare. Teresa Fryer, the chief information security officer for the...
By Brian Hughes | 12/20/13 09:15 AM
The Obama administration, in a surprise move late Thursday, said the millions of Americans facing insurance cancellations next year won't have to pay a fine if they don't obtain health care coverage.
By Brian Hughes | 12/19/13 02:24 PM
President Obama on Thursday commuted the prison sentences of eight inmates serving time for crack cocaine offenses, part of a major push by the White House to alleviate so-called mandatory minimums for nonviolent drug crimes. Prior to Thursday, Obama had commuted just one sentence, wielding...
By Brian Hughes | 12/19/13 10:48 AM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Thursday shot down the idea that President Obama should pursue the type of single-payer health care championed by many of his liberal allies. During a brief interview with HuffPost Live, Sebelius was asked whether Republicans and Blue...
By Brian Hughes | 12/17/13 05:25 AM
The stakes for President Obama's National Security Agency review just got bigger. Obama in January will reveal his reforms for an agency besieged by controversies that have become an undeniable albatross for the White House. But as the president studies the recommendations from his NSA review...
By Brian Hughes | 12/16/13 03:22 PM
The White House on Monday insisted it was leading the response effort to the humanitarian crisis in Syria, as the administration faces new questions about whether it has done enough to address the carnage in the war-torn country.
By Brian Hughes | 12/16/13 08:47 AM
The Obama administration Monday threw cold water on the idea of granting National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden amnesty in exchange for his massive collection of sensitive U.S. secrets.
By Brian Hughes | 12/13/13 05:06 PM
The White House on Friday said President Obama had received a report from his task force reviewing National Security Agency surveillance practices but that he would not make recommendations about the controversial programs until an internal review is completed in January. “Over the next...
By Brian Hughes | 12/13/13 04:14 PM
President Obama turned to newly elected mayors Friday to press for an extension of unemployment benefits and an increase in the minimum wage, legislative goals that have both stalled on Capitol Hill. “You’ve got potentially 1.3 million people who, during Christmas-time, are going to lose...
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