By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 06:57 PM
President Obama on Wednesday accused the Kremlin of providing support to pro-Russian militias in Ukraine and pressed Moscow to de-escalate the situation. “What is absolutely clear is that not only have Russians gone into Crimea and annexed it in illegal fashion, violating the sovereignty and...
By Sean Lengell | 04/16/14 06:52 PM
A Nevada cattle rancher group expressed sympathy for embattled cattleman Cliven Bundy in his increasingly tense confrontation with the federal government over grazing rights, but it stopped short of getting involved. "Nevada Cattlemen's Association does not feel it is our place to interfere in...
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/16/14 06:37 PM
Update: A spokesman for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, has issued a response to Cantor's statement, included in the story below. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., issued a highly critical statement Wednesday, slamming President Obama for what he called “partisan...
04/16/14 06:00 PM
WAKEFIELD, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen Mark Warner touted his bipartisan bona fides Wednesday in rural Virginia at the 66th annual Shad Planking, a political rite of spring in the Old Dominion. Warner, a Democrat, told a largely Republican crowd of several hundred there are people of good will in...
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/16/14 05:47 PM
House Democrats, who are stepping up the pressure on Republicans to take up comprehensive immigration reform legislation, said Tuesday the Obama administration is getting ready to take executive action on the matter very soon. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson earlier this month told...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 05:04 PM
President Obama on Wednesday announced initiatives he said would better train American workers to fill high-skilled jobs, his latest effort to push his economic agenda without Congress.
By Betsy Woodruff | 04/16/14 03:43 PM
Conservatives and Republicans in Minnesota are objecting to Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan putting on a fundraiser featuring an appearance by the Peter, Paul and Mary singer who pleaded guilty years ago to taking "immoral and indecent liberties" with a 14-year-old girl.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 03:37 PM
The United States on Wednesday offered assistance to South Korea after a ferry sank off the country's coast leaving hundreds missing. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims,” White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters. “The U.S. stands ready to assist as...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 03:26 PM
The White House on Wednesday said that the U.S. has prepared new sanctions against Russia amid growing concerns over Ukraine's territorial sovereignty.
By Susan Crabtree | 04/16/14 03:01 PM
A State Department spokeswoman declined to make “generalizations” about al Qaeda's strength based on a new video that surfaced Tuesday showing what appears to be the largest and most dangerous gathering of the terror group in years. Shot in Yemen, the video shows Nasir al-Wuhayshi, the No....
By Susan Crabtree | 04/16/14 02:26 PM
With tensions mounting over Ukraine's stability, the Obama administration is readying additional sanctions for Russia ahead of a Thursday meeting between U.S., Ukrainian, Russian and European Union officials aimed at resolving the crisis.
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 12:45 PM
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross on Tuesday reported besting the Republican candidates for Arkansas governor in fundraising last month, rebounding after his chief GOP rival had raised more money for two straight months.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 12:33 PM
President Obama on Wednesday urged House Republicans to “listen to the will of the American people” and bring immigration reform for a vote.
By Byron York | 04/16/14 12:27 PM
President Obama released a statement on Wednesday urging the House to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
04/16/14 10:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly winnow their 2014 agenda, a year after lawmakers scuttled President Barack Obama's effort to pass new curbs on...
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