By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 02:32 PM
The meeting came with many pro-immigration reform groups pushing for Obama to do more unilaterally, with the GOP-controlled House unlikely to take up the issue in a midterm election year.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 02:23 PM
The White House on Tuesday downplayed the controversy over media access to President Obama, who will hold a moment of silence to mark the Boston Marathon bombing anniversary in the Oval Office without the press.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/15/14 01:53 PM
The White House backs the Ukrainian government's decision to direct its military to confront pro-Russian militants and attempt to retake buildings and other areas they've seized in the eastern part of the country. The Ukrainian military flooded into an airport near Slovyansk, Ukraine on...
By Sean Lengell | 04/15/14 01:37 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the tense confrontation between a southern Nevada rancher and federal agents over cattle grazing rights is "not over." "We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it," the Nevada Democrat told Reno, Nev., TV station...
By Zack Colman | 04/15/14 01:28 PM
A federal court upheld an Environmental Protection Agency rule that limits mercury and other toxic air emissions from power plants Tuesday, delivering a victory for the Obama administration and a blow to industry groups fighting the regulation.
By Rebecca Berg | 04/15/14 01:21 PM
From January through the end of March, the real estate mogul and television personality made 21 donations of $1,000 directly to Republican House or Senate campaigns across 19 states, according to numbers provided by a source with knowledge of Trump's political spending.
By Rebecca Berg | 04/15/14 01:21 PM
As the Senate's top-ranking Republican, Mitch McConnell has plenty of fundraising might behind his re-election bid in Kentucky this year. But, as the Democrat who might take McConnell down, so does Alison Lundergan Grimes.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/15/14 12:40 PM
President Obama shortened the prison sentence of a Texas man mistakenly serving an extra 42 additional months on a marijuana charge because of a typo.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/15/14 11:14 AM
President Obama on Tuesday mourned the lives lost in the Boston Marathon bombing a year ago and praised the “compassion, kindness and strength” of those who rushed to help the wounded.
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/15/14 11:14 AM
Today is the final day to sign up for health insurance in the federal exchange, marking an end to a 15-day grace period the Obama administration allowed to help usher more applicants into the program. According to the White House, more than 7.5 million people have signed up for the exchanges,...
By Joseph Lawler | 04/15/14 09:31 AM
Inflation rebounded in March to 1.5 percent year-over-year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday, in a development that will help allay fears that the economy is too weak to prevent ongoing disinflation despite the Federal Reserve's stimulus efforts. Headline inflation had slowed to...
By Joseph Lawler | 04/15/14 08:10 AM
President Obama has made it clear that the gender pay gap is at the top of his talking points heading into the months before the midterm elections, but his preferred solution isn't going anywhere, even as alternatives that might be viable go unexplored.
By David M. Drucker | 04/14/14 11:22 PM
American Crossroads raised $5.2 million last month, posting its best March since launching in the 2010 election cycle. The Republican super PAC, founded by Mike Duncan, Steven Law and Karl Rove, still lags in cash on hand compared to this point in 2012, when it reported $24.4 million in the...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/14/14 10:50 PM
President Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday about the escalating crisis in Ukraine, urging him to use his influence to convince pro-Russian forces to stand down and leave the buildings they are occupying in eastern Ukraine.
By Sean Lengell | 04/14/14 06:08 PM
As the Senate rejected legislation last week aimed at ending wage discrimination among men and women in the workforce, Congressional staffers faced a similar, but smaller, wage gap of their own. In 2013, female staffers in congressional offices were paid 91 cents for every dollar that men made...
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