By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 12:40 PM
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women's pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack...
04/17/14 12:30 PM
GENEVA (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says top diplomats adopt a joint roadmap to ease tensions in Ukraine.
04/17/14 12:30 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health insurance sign-ups exceed projections; nearly 1.4 million consumers enrolled.
04/17/14 12:30 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A late surge of sign-ups pushed California's health insurance exchange beyond the original enrollment projections of the Obama administration. Through Tuesday's end of the enrollment period, nearly 1.4 million Californians had selected a policy through the state's...
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 12:17 PM
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict played out on Metrobuses in Washington during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival -- one ad campaign displaying anti-Israel messaging and other displaying anti-Palestine messaging.
By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 11:52 AM
Years away from even being allowed to have a war memorial, the dead from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will be honored by their fellow Vietnam veterans Memorial Day weekend at The Wall, where the first-ever reading of the names of all the post-9/11 heroes will take place.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 11:51 AM
President Obama on Thursday morning welcomed injured veterans participating in the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride, calling them an “incredible inspiration to me and to our country.” "This is a mark of how far you've come. Many of you are recovering from devastating injuries. Some...
By Sean Higgins | 04/17/14 11:36 AM
Media Matters for America is apparently resisting an effort by Service Employees International Union Local 500 to unionize its staff.
By Steve Doty | 04/17/14 11:34 AM
President Obama welcomed riders to the White House on Thursday morning as part of the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride to the White House.
04/17/14 11:30 AM
UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as funding cuts to a key product and costs imposed by the health care overhaul dented the health insurer's performance. The Minnetonka, Minn., company said Thursday the overhaul and government budget cuts added about 35 cents per...
By Joseph Lawler | 04/17/14 11:20 AM
President Obama's budget would not place the federal debt on a downward path over the next 10 years, according to projections released by the Congressional Budget Office on Thursday. The CBO, Congress’ nonpartisan budget scorekeeper, projected that if the president’s proposals were to go...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/17/14 11:11 AM
WAKEFIELD, Va. -- When Democratic Sen. Mark Warner ventured onstage Wednesday at a festive fish-smoke in the Virginia woods, he was well aware he was in the minority. The annual Shad Planking, a culinarily perplexing but well-loved Virginia political tradition, has welcomed lawmakers and...
04/17/14 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30-year loan fell to 4.27 percent from 4.34 percent last week. The average for...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 10:56 AM
President Obama said that immigration reform would be an “issue that haunts” Republicans if they failed to act and pressed Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to use his “political capital” to find a solution.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/17/14 10:53 AM
Sixty-one percent of respondents in the poll released Thursday said Obama lies at least some of the time on important issues. An additional 20 percent said he lies every now and then.
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