By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 07:02 PM
President Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday about Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine and urged him to find a way to “resolve the situation diplomatically.” The two leaders spoke for an hour, their first conversation since Saturday, with neither side showing...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/06/14 05:50 PM
In an increasingly rare show of bipartisan accord, House Republicans and Democrats voted Thursday to authorize a $1 billion loan package for embattled Ukraine, where Russian forces have taken control of the Crimean peninsula. In a 385-23 vote, lawmakers approved legislation that would enable...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/06/14 05:35 PM
The Senate Thursday rejected a bill aimed at curbing military sexual assault by stripping military commanders of prosecutorial authority. The vote was 55-45, and fell short of the approval of 60 lawmakers needed to end debate on the legislation authored by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y....
By Brian Hughes | 03/06/14 05:27 PM
A new survey released Thursday found that just one in four people who signed up for Obamacare through mid-February were previously uninsured. The report by consulting firm McKinsey & Co. estimated that 27 percent of those signing up for health care through federal and state exchanges had...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/06/14 05:02 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said he personally has no regrets that President Obama's team poked fun at Mitt Romney for calling Russia America's No. 1 geopolitical foe during the 2012 election despite this week's Russian incursion into Ukraine. During Thursday's press briefing,...
By Tim Mak | 03/06/14 03:34 PM
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre delivered a blistering campaign-style speech Thursday, blaming the media and gun-control proponents for a decline in American economic standing and for threatening "God-given" gun rights.
By Brian Hughes | 03/06/14 03:26 PM
According to Gallup, 23 percent of those surveyed said that President Obama's signature domestic achievement had hurt them, the highest such figure since the pollster began asking Americans the question in 2012.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/06/14 03:25 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has not always counted among his fans and supporters the conservative Republicans who attend the Conservative Political Action Conference each year.
By Susan Crabtree | 03/06/14 03:24 PM
The White House is declining to say whether it plans to impose sanctions directly on Russian President Vladimir Putin if he does not back down and pull troops out of Ukraine's Crimea region.
By Zack Colman | 03/06/14 03:04 PM
Advocates and opponents of expanding U.S. natural gas exports are using the crisis in Ukraine to plead their cases as debate over the issue reaches a fever pitch on Capitol Hill. The House Energy and Commerce Committee is giving its blessing to a bill being introduced Thursday by Rep. Cory...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/06/14 02:45 PM
In recent attacks, Democrats have criticized Charles and David Koch, billionaire brothers who are also prominent Republican donors, for "fear mongering" and "pouring millions into defeating" Democratic candidates.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday said it was “inappropriate” for House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., to abruptly end a hearing, preventing Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., from speaking.
By Brian Hughes | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
The White House, on the defensive over the latest Obamacare delay, deflected criticism Thursday about President Obama's unilateral actions and accused Republicans of providing no serious alternative to the Affordable Care Act. “You know they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- they...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 01:48 PM
President Obama on Thursday delivered a stern warning to Russia and said allowing the Crimean region to hold a referendum on leaving Ukraine would be a violation of international law. “The proposed referendum on the future of Crimea would violate the Ukrainian constitution and violate...
By Tim Mak | 03/06/14 01:35 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio delivered foreign policy remarks targeted at the younger attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference, hyping the idea of American exceptionalism and pledging that it was possible to make this the "new American century." Rubio on Thursday was explicit about...
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