By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 06:53 AM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday announced a "lasting cease-fire" with Russia, but the Kremlin later insisted that they had not entered into such an agreement.
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 05:57 AM
President Obama announced Wednesday that the American government had confirmed the execution of reporter Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, calling the second beheading of a U.S. journalist in recent weeks "a horrific act of violence."
By Brian Hughes | 09/02/14 11:00 PM
With Obama's latest action, 820 military members will be in Iraq for diplomatic security purposes, the Pentagon said. Of those military personnel, 405 will be dispatched to Baghdad.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 11:23 PM
Rather than the average inartful comment that disappears after a few news cycles, the no-strategy line could help cement charges that Obama lacks the competency to handle multiple crises at once.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:54 PM
When asked about the prospect of additional sanctions against Russia, the president replied, "I think there are ways for us to deepen or expand the scope of some of that work."
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:17 PM
Obama has been under pressure to expand U.S. bombings from Iraq to Syria, but his advisers remain divided about the prospect of military intervention there.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 04:10 PM
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told the U.N. on Thursday that Western nations would need to â€œratchet up the consequences on Russiaâ€ï¿½ in the wake of Russian forces invading Ukraine.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 01:58 PM
More than 130 people were arrested outside the White House Thursday for staging a protest to demand that President Obama take executive action on immigration reform, the latest example of the president being pressured to act more quickly on the hot-button issue.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 12:59 PM
President Obama of late sure is sounding a lot like a certain Republican commander in chief that served as his foil while winning control of the White House.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 07:48 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest continues to raise the specter of Republicans shutting down the government.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 02:54 PM
"It would be a real shame if Republicans engaged in an effort to shut down the government over a common-sense solution [on immigration]," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
Regardless of what President Obama does on immigration reform, at least one faction of Democrats will be angry.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 01:40 PM
President Obama on Tuesday insisted that his administration has improved access to medical care at beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, telling veterans that the White House would not sweep aside chronically ignored health care problems.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 01:10 PM
President Obama pledged Tuesday that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria would pay the price for the beheading of an American journalist but also warned against military overreach as he faces calls for a broader campaign of airstrikes in the Middle East.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 08:39 AM
President Obama on Tuesday will use a speech at the American Legion National Convention to trumpet a reduction in the disability claims backlog at government hospitals.
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