By Joseph Lawler | 03/03/14 03:55 PM
The House Budget Committee under Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan released an assessment of the federal safety net Monday that casts skepticism on many of its features and sets the stage for the Wisconsin Republican to offer plans for major changes. The report, titled “The War on Poverty: 50 Years...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:49 PM
President Obama on Monday assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his “absolute commitment” to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. “My absolute commitment is that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon,” Obama told reporters ahead of his meeting with the Israeli leader at the...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/03/14 03:16 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin showed no signs of bending to world leaders' warnings about his military intervention in Ukraine on Monday, as pressure grew on President Obama to take measures to punish Moscow. Reports said Russian troops ordered the crews of two Ukrainian warships to...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 03:14 PM
President Obama on Monday said the U.S. was weighing a number of measures to “isolate Russia” if Moscow did not de-escalate the crisis in the Ukraine and end their military intervention.
By Zack Colman | 03/03/14 03:12 PM
The 16-day government shutdown in October came at a $414 million economic loss to communities that host and surround national parks, the Interior Department said Monday. Those figures are a preliminary estimate based on 7.88 million fewer park visitors in October compared with the previous...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/03/14 02:01 PM
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the campaign arm for House Democrats, on Monday named 16 candidates to its "Red To Blue" program, which identifies districts in which Democrats have a high chance of winning a seat from a Republican.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 12:25 PM
First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China for a weeklong visit in March, where she will meet with students and promote the “importance of education,” the White House announced on Monday.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/03/14 11:56 AM
Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev on Monday and urged Moscow to withdraw military forces from Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
By Tim Mak | 03/03/14 11:50 AM
Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho is strongly considering a congressional run in Arizona, sources tell the Washington Examiner. Cho, the former associate director for the White House's Office of Public Engagement, has been taking calls encouraging him to run in Arizona since Democratic...
By Zack Colman | 03/03/14 11:14 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday set new limits on the amount of sulfur permitted in gasoline, capping a lobbying battle that pitted the oil and refining industries against automakers and public health groups. The EPA's "Tier 3" gasoline rule ratchets down sulfur content to 10...
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