By Charles Hoskinson | 03/14/14 03:46 PM
President Obama likes to talk about how the immigration system is "broken," most recently on Thursday when he ordered a review of deportation practices after a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. But is it? If so, where's the evidence? The message of a "broken"...
03/14/14 03:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued 16 big banks that set a key global interest rate, accusing them of fraud and conspiring to keep the rate low to enrich themselves. The banks, which include Bank of America, Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase in the U.S., are among the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/14/14 03:45 PM
The Republican House Oversight chairman argued in a scathing letter to the leading Democrat on his panel Friday that the pursuit of contempt charges against former IRS official Lois G. Lerner is justified. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa's letter to Elijah...
By Sean Lengell | 03/14/14 02:53 PM
The Congressional Black Caucus has taken Rep. Paul Ryan to task for comments he made about poverty in U.S. "inner cities" and invited the Wisconsin Republican to address the group.
By Zack Colman | 03/14/14 02:52 PM
Sen. Kay Hagan took to the Senate floor Thursday to call for congressional action on climate change. "This is a pressing problem that needs to be addressed and too often gets pushed to the backburner," the North Carolina Democrat said. The overture was of note because Hagan is in a tight...
By Brian Hughes | 03/14/14 01:34 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the U.S. would impose sanctions over a planned referendum in the Crimean region to secede from Ukraine, conceding that Russian President Vladimir Putin would not change his position before Sunday's vote. “If the referendum takes place there will...
By Michael Barone | 03/14/14 01:33 PM
West Virginia 3rd district incumbent Rep. Nick Rahall trails Republican challenger state Sen. Evan Jenkins by a 54-percent to 40-percent margin.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 01:03 PM
President Obama warned young people that if they don't sign up for Obamacare by March 31, they will face a penalty -- if they can afford it. During an interview with radio host Ryan Seacrest, Obama explained that young people might be charged a fine if they don't get insured. "If you can...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 12:55 PM
Speaking to reporters in London on Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States is concerned about state-sponsored "hooliganism" by young Russians in Ukraine.
03/14/14 12:45 PM
LONDON (AP) — Kerry: US, international community will not recognize outcome of vote in Crimea.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 12:31 PM
During a Christmas event last year, first lady Michelle Obama admitted that President Obama calls her "bossy" when they decorate for Christmas. "This year, I have to say, the president actually put most of the ornaments on the tree -- because he says I’m bossy, so I just sat back and let...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/14/14 12:22 PM
President Obama on Friday warned Russia of “consequences” if the country allows the government in Ukraine's Crimea region to go ahead with a referendum on secession. “There will be consequences,” said Obama as he met with visiting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny at the White House....
By Sean Lengell | 03/14/14 12:18 PM
Newly elected Rep. David Jolly downplayed the role Obamacare played in his campaign and warned fellow Republicans against obsessing about stopping President Obama's health care law.
03/14/14 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says investigators are examining the possibility that someone caused the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people on board, and that it may have been "an act of piracy." The official wasn't authorized to speak publicly on the matter and spoke...
By Paul Bedard | 03/14/14 12:08 PM
A top Republican campaigning for immigration reform is warning that America needs at least 1 million more immigrants every year just for basic farming and construction jobs, not ban like some in the party are advocating. Carlos Gutierrez, Commerce secretary under former President George W....
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